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04.29.2004

Winners of the World Wine Market Wine Competition

I won't be heading to this event until Saturday but it looks like the results are already in. The best wines from the World Wine Market Tasting that's happening this weekend at Fort Mason are as follows (not a complete list):

BEST OF SHOW -- Rosenblum Cellars 2002 Feather Foot Man Shiraz Jingalu, McLaren Vale, South Australia;

BEST RED -- Rosenblum Cellars 2002 Feather Foot Man Shiraz Jingalu, McLaren Vale, South Australia;

BEST WHITE -- Groote Post 2003 Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa;

SAUVIGNON BLANC -- BEST OF CLASS -- Groote Post 2003 Sauvignon Blanc, Coastal Region South Africa;

CHARDONNAY -- BEST OF CLASS -- Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery 2001 Chardonnay, Sonoma County;

CABERNET SAUVIGNON -- BEST OF CLASS -- Chumeia Vineyards 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Coast;

ITALIAN REDS -- BEST OF CLASS -- Leonetti 1999 Amarone della Valpolicella DOC Classico, Italy;

OTHER RED -- BEST OF CLASS -- Fire Station Red 2002 Old Vine Carignane, Lodi;

SYRAH/SHIRAZ -- BEST OF CLASS -- Rosenblum Cellars 2002 Feather Foot Man Shiraz Jingalu, McLaren Vale, South Australia.

I'm happy to see one of my favorite wineries, Rosenblum, take top honors, and I look forward to trying all of these this weekend. See you there!

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