May 19, 2024

Episode #628 – Somm to the Stars and a Star Willamette Winery GM Talk Daring 2021 Wine Choices

Christopher Sawyer is one of the most highly regarded Sommeliers in America and has long been nicknamed “The Sommelier to the Stars” because of his A-List celebrity clientele. Gavin Joll is the General Manager of Abacela Winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley; a true superstar winery known for its broad range of stellar varietals. Abacela doesn’t follow trends, they create them. And, as for Christopher, no one has better insight into current wine trends than him. So when we decided to ask if wine drinkers are more daring when it comes to lesser-known reds or whites, Chris and Gavin were more than eager to chime in.

Abacela has come through the Covid crisis loud and proud and anxious to show off some incredible wines at a host of events including the upcoming Oregon Wine Experience taking place at the end of August.

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