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Famed Winemaker, Jean Claude Berrouet, Joins Twomey
POSTED 5/17/2012 6:39:23 PM
Twomey Cellars announced today that world renowned winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet has joined the Twomey winemaking team as Winemaking Consultant. Berrouet will work closely with Director of Winemaking Daniel Baron in the production of Twomey's Napa Valley Merlot.
Berrouet was recruited to be winemaker and technical director for Etablissement Jean-Pierre Moueix in 1964 where he was responsible for the production of their complete range of wines from Pomerol and St. Emilion. These estates included over a dozen properties among which were Chateaux Magdelaine, Trotanoy and Petrus. He functioned in this role for 44 vintages. Retired since 2008, he, with the help of his son, Jean-Francois, currently works as a technical consultant for wineries in Israel, Argentina, China and, of course, France.Read more ›
Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 Cities & Dates!
POSTED 5/9/2012 6:51:33 PM
It’s here! The Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 cities and dates are up! Please see below for when we will be in your area.
We may hit some bumps in the road along the way, so these dates are subject to change.
Please note that some stops will be for an event, others will be for a quick photo op and “hello!” A city with the symbol * next to it means that a Silver Oak event will take place in that city. We will have more information on events very soon.
When we are in your neck of the woods, we hope you will come out, say hello and have your picture taken with the Tower to help us celebrate our 40th Anniversary! We look forward to seeing you very soon!
June 5 – leave Geyserville, CA
June 5 – Portland, OR
June 6 – Seattle, WA*
June 8 – Missoula, MT Read more ›
Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 Starts June 5th!
POSTED 5/8/2012 12:24:47 AM
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of Silver Oak, one of the Napa Valley’s most iconic wineries and one of America’s most beloved wine labels. To celebrate, members of the Silver Oak family will be embarking on the Silver Oak Tower Tour 2012 - a cross country journey stopping in sixty cities across America to host celebratory wine tastings and showcase four decades of the Silver Oak tradition. Read more ›
Pinot and Pizza at Twomey's Spring Release Celebration!
POSTED 5/1/2012 4:03:59 PM
It was a gorgeous day in the Napa and Russian River Valley this past Saturday as we celebrated the Spring Release of our Appellation Pinot Noirs and Estate Sauvignon Blanc.
Without a cloud in the sky, visitors to Twomey Cellars’ locations in Calistoga and Healdsburg were greeted with a welcoming taste of our crisp and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc, perfect for an ideal spring day in wine country, and then provided generous pours of our Anderson Valley, Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs. Chef Dominic Orsini and his team of culinary pros also treated guests to freshly baked artisan, wood-fired pizzas throughout the afternoon.Read more ›
Twomey Awarded “Runner-Up” at Charlie Palmer’s Pigs & Pinot Event
POSTED 4/24/2012 9:12:30 PM
We are very proud to announce that our 2009 Twomey Russian River Valley Pinot Noir was named the Runner-Up recently at the Pinot Cup competition as part of Chef Charlie Palmer’s “Pigs and Pinot” event in Healdsburg, California; distinguishing itself from among a crowd of 60 international Pinot producers.
Pigs and Pinot is a weekend-long epicurean event that kicks-off with the Pinot Cup competition. In this annual wine competition, 60 hand-picked Pinot Noirs compete in a blind-tasting in hopes to be named “the best of the best” by a renowned judging panel. This year’s panel included Jon Bonne, Wine Editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, Laurie Daniel, Wine Writer for the San Jose Mercury News and Master Sommelier, Fred Dame. This is the second year that Twomey has been selected to participate and the first year we were awarded the “Runner-Up” title!Read more ›