2019 Cabernet Franc Wine Competition Set

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As of today we have 38 wines being poured at the Inaugural Cabernet Franc Wine Competition. The event will be held annually on International Cabernet Franc Day, December 4th. 

Cab Franc Cup logo

 

This first event was limited to California wineries producing Cabernet Franc. Next year it will be open the all 50 states!  The following year, it will have an international component added. 

 

Currently we have 16 AVA’s or sub-AVA’s participating in the competition. Since this is a blind competition, I will not mention the wineries by name, but here are the areas represented.

 

Amador
Arroyo Seco
Calaveras
Calistoga
Cienega Valley
Clarksburg
Coombsville
Livermore
Lodi
Mt Veeder
Oakville
Paso Robles
Russian River
Santa Ynez
St Helena
Yountville

Are you ready for some Cabernet Franc? Check out this article by International Cab Franc Day originator, Lori Budd https://cabfrancday.wordpress.com/2019/11/23/lets-be-franc-this-grape-deserves-r-e-s-p-e-c-t/  .  See more information on this event at: https://californiawinesandwineries.com/2019/10/09/california-wines-and-wineries-announces-cabernet-franc-wine-competition-on-international-cabernet-franc-day-december-4th/

Banner Cab Franc

Slainte,

Michael 

https://californiawinesandwineries.com

https://cabrancday.wordpress.com/

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