Wine Events: San Francisco goes Rhone

Rhone Rangers membership includes almost 200 wineries, 110 professional and grower associates, and almost 800 "sidekicks". Professional associates include wine industry suppliers, wholesalers and retailers from across the Country.

Rhone Rangers - Livermore - San Francisco

Rhone Rangers - Livermore - San Francisco

Fans of American Rhone wines will gather for the 15th annual Rhone Rangers San Francisco Tasting on March 24-25th, 2012 at Fort Mason for the largest American Rhone wine event in the country.

Over 2,000 consumers and members of the trade are expected to attend for the opportunity to taste over 500 of the best American Rhone wines from more than 100 Rhone Rangers member wineries.

The events take place over the course of two days with three seminars, a winemaker dinner, the Grand Tasting, and a live and silent auction. Tickets can be purchased a la carte, or for the best pricing use the weekend daytime events pass.

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The Rhone Rangers has almost 200 winery members, 110 Professional and Grower Associates, and almost 800 Sidekicks. Professional associates include wine industry suppliers, wholesalers and retailers from across the Country.

Member wineries range in size from 200 cases of production to over one million, and come from California, Oregon, Washington and New York.

Featured Grapes at Rhone Rangers

The 22 Rhone grapes featured at the event are as follows:

RED

Carignan (Carignane)
Cinsault (Cinsaut)
Counoise
Grenache
Mourvedre (Mataro)
Muscardin
Syrah (Shiraz)
Petite Sirah (Durif)
Terret Noir
Vaccarèse

WHITE

Bourboulenc
Clairette Blanc
Grenache Blanc
Marsanne
Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains
Picardin
Picpoul/Piquepoul Blanc
Roussanne
Ugni Blanc
Viognier

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