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Thursday, February 25, 2010
Tasting: Fosters Wine Estates, 75 wines, Feb 18/10
The Time and Date:Thursday, February 18, 2010
The Event: Fosters' Wine Estates Presents 75 Estate Wines
The Venue: Fermenting Cellars, Distillery District
The Target Audience: sommeliers, restaurateurs, wine writers.
The Availability/Catalogue: most wines are currently available somewhere iin the LCBO distribution system, including Permanent Consignment, Current Consignment, and Upcoming Consignment.
The Quote/Background: There was a charity component in the evening. This has now become an annual event from Fosters, to display their California wines (Stags' Leap, Beringer, TAZ, St. Clement, et al) and their Australian wines (Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Greg Norman, et al).
The Wines: 18 wineries were presented, but I did not taste every wine.
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):