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La Honda Winery vintner offers sampling of wine from grapes grown in Peninsula's backyard

Original post made on Dec 6, 2007

Anyone who thinks of winemakers and wine aficionados as pretentiously, overbearingly serious really should meet Ken Wornick.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Luciano Garza
a resident of Woodside: other
on Dec 6, 2007 at 2:17 pm

Fantastic! I simply walked in during an open house and was purely elated with the experience and environment of being back home in the South of Italy. I will surely consider this venue for my next wine purchase (which I bought three boxes), family event (My is family is quite large) or company gathering.

Well done La Honda Winery!

L. Garza

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Posted by VivaVinoItaliano
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Dec 6, 2007 at 3:09 pm

I just want to know when that Super Tuscan is going to be in the bottle and ready to imbibe -- soon, I hope. I'm curious about how Sangiovese fares in the northern Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Posted by Ken, winemaker
a resident of another community
on Dec 6, 2007 at 4:50 pm

Dear - Luciano Garza and VivaVinoItaliano
Thanks for your kind comments and questions. The 2005 Super-Tuscan blend is sold out, and the 2006 will be released in the early spring of 2009. So it'll be a year of waiting. Sorry. But in a few weeks, our next release is a 2005 Napa Oakville Merlot (yes, that lonely variety that is now reviled in the USA and loved only when hidden inside a $200 Bordeax!). This is a six-barrel lot of super smooth proportions, soft like Merlot, but not flabby, and ready to drink.
Let us know if you'd like to come by for a visit. - Ken

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Posted by STEVE Haynes
a resident of another community
on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:20 pm

When is some of that world class cabernet, named Lone Hawk, going to be available. I'm getting thirsty.


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