California Wine Institute is delighted to present an exclusive webinar series, produced specially for our key Asian markets and featuring host Elaine Chukan Brown, wine writer and educator. In this series, Elaine will speak with top California producers, bringing a bit of the vineyards and the cellars of the Golden State to our international trade audience.
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SCHEDULE: (Time in GMT+8) Please add 1 hour for JPN, KOR; Subtract 1 hour for THA, VNM, IDN, etc.
May 28, 11:00 am - 11:45 am GMT+8 - Nate Weis, Silver Oak & Twomey
June 11, 11:00 am - 11:45 am GMT+8 - Michael Eddy, Louis Martini
June 25, 11:00 am - 11:45 am GMT+8 - Chantal Forthun, Flowers Vineyards & Winery
July 9, 11:00 am - 11:45 am GMT+8 - Greg Brewer, Brewer Clifton
Elaine will speak with Greg Brewer, Founder & Winemaker, Brewer-Clifton. Greg started his career as a French instructor at UC Santa Barbara before being trained in wine production at Santa Barbara Winery starting in 1991. He created his eponymous label, Brewer-Clifton with original partner Steve Clifton in 1996 and later designed Melville where he worked as winemaker from its inception in 1997 through the end of 2015. Greg additionally created diatom focusing on starkly raised Chardonnay, as well as Ch.igai Takaha, which is marketed predominantly in Japan. The entirety of his career has been committed to the Santa Rita Hills appellation, which he helped to map, define and establish in 1997. In this episode, Elaine and Greg will discuss crafting Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the Santa Rita Hills of Santa Barbara.
2017 Brewer-Clifton Chardonnay Santa Rita Hills
2016 Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills