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by Fred McMillin
Quick! Name California's 5 Wine Districts...
I will pause, to let you think.
(If you get four right you get an A, three right is a B.)
Here they are:
Here are some of the high-scoring wines from four of those regions, as rated by my S.F. City College (Fort Mason Campus) classes.
Northern California Coast Region
Central California Coast Region
Central Valley Region
Sierra Nevada Region
Which One of These Six Facts Is False?
Answer: Cape Mendocino is not located in Mendocino County, but in Humboldt County.
Related wines that scored well in my classes at the Fort Mason campus of S.F. City College:
The King Estate offer jams that contain wine for only $8. They are: Strawberry Pinot Gris, Mirabelle Plum Pinot Gris, Blueberry Pinot Noir and Raspberry Pinot Noir. Contact Information: Address: 80854 Territorial Road Eugene, Oregon 97405; Phone: 1-800-884-4441; E-Mail: SashaK@KingEstate.Com
True story: The FABOBA family had two sons. They decided that no U.S.A. notable people had such name, so they changed it to NOBLE. The wife was in a wine shop with four other customers when a friend she has not seen in a long time came in the shop's front door and called "Hi, Mrs FABOBA."
The wife said "Sshhh, I'm Mrs. NOBLE now."
Her friend: "That's great. I never did like your first husband."
Tastings: Edgar Vogt
Statistics: Ophie Mercado
Fred McMillin, a veteran wine writer, has taught wine history for over 30 years on three continents. He was voted one of the U.S.A's 22 Best wine writers by the Academy of Wine Communications. For information about the wine courses he teaches every month at San Francisco City College (Fort Mason Division), please fax him at (415) 567-4468.
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This page created June 2010
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