Wente Vineyards The First Family of Chardonnay…Come Celebrate National Chardonnay Day May 21st with us!

Wente….First Family of Chardonnay
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 On this week’s radio show….

Calling in from Livermore Valley California, just about thirty miles or so east of San Francisco is Amy Hoopes.(left side) Amy is the Executive Vice President of the family owned winery of 5 generations which has a legacy with Chardonnay dating back to 1936 and now has its own Chardonnay clone as the most planted Chardonnay clone in all of California.The winery is Wente Vineyards.

Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay

Pale straw colour,tropical fruit and a touch of coconut aroma; tropical fruit and soft vanilla oak flavour.
LCBO #175430

On this week’s show…

I am Chardonnay and my day is International Chardonnay Day coming up May 21st.

Episode 22

Our subject, narrow, yet very broad, global in scope of importance to many many wine makers, and certainly wine lovers,and drinkers alike…around the world……we will be dedicating this show and honoring one of the most popular and prolifically grown white, wine grape varietals!

Here is a description of the varietal. Can you guess?

I am a white grape, of noble heritage of the species vitis vinifera.
I am planted in over 400,000 acres worldwide.
I can be made in many styles.
I am NOT finicky.
I have a club named after me…the ABC Club.
There are also numerous spas using me as their namesake, and even baby girls are being named after me.
I am so special that I have a special day that has been named in my honor, on which 1000’s of people around the world celebrate my heritage, what I am and the kind of wines I can make.I am Chardonnay and my day is International Chardonnay Day coming up May 21st, hence our dedication to this illustrious grape here today!



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