February 8 Annual Paulee - Chapeau, San Francisco
March 26 Treasures of the Cote d'Or, Part I (1996 vintage): Meo-Camuzet, Marius Delarche, etc. en magnums - Left Bank, Larkspur
May 6 Treasures of the Cote d'Or, Part II: Domaine de la Romanee-
Conti, Henri Jayer, etc.
TBD Ageability of California's Ultra-Premium Pinot Noirs - selections from the first decade of the 21st Century
TBD Classified Growths with 20 Years of Ageing, Part I: Vintage 2003 from the Left Bank
TBD Classified Growths with 20 Years of Ageing, Part II: Vintage 2003 from the Right Bank
TBD California's Superb Cabernet Sauvignons - current releases
TBD Annual Luxury Champagne Gala
February 27 2022 Paulee
April 24 Vertical of Corison Winery's Kronos Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena, Napa Valley
August 7 Field Trip & Grand Luncheon at Caymus-Suisun with Chuck Wagner
October 8 "Oktoberfest" with Blue Angels air show at private home in Tiburon
December 4 Luxury Champagne Gala & Holiday Dinner
TBD Treasures of the 1990s from the Cote de Nuits - Henri Jayer, Emmanuel Rouget, Romanee Conti, Rene Engel, Meo-Camuzet, etc.
January 24 Vertical of Caymus Vineyards' Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
March 7 Vintage 1998 Grands Crus Red Burgundies from the Cote de Nuits
April 18 Vintage 1997, 1998 & 1999 Riesling Auslesen from the Rheingau & the Mosel
June 6 Vintage 2001 First Growths: Pauillac vs. St.-Emilion
September 11 Vertical of Ridge Vineyards' Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Mountains
November 14 Vintage 2009 Top Classified Growths from the Left Bank, including Chateau Mouton Rothschild & Chateau Montrose
February 09 Grands Crus Red Burgundies with a quarter-century of cellar age (vintage 1995)
August 29 Vintage 1976 Trockenbeerenauslesen
October 11 Vintage 2003 Left Bank Classified Growths, Bordeaux
November 15 Vintage 1994 vs. Vintage 2000 Ports from the Douro Valley
December 20 Vintage 2003 Grands Crus from St.-Emilion, Right Bank
January 20 Pinot Noirs from Around the World, current releases
March 10 The Enhanced Elegance of California's Iconic Cabernets/Blends with Extended Bottle Age. Current releases plus vintage 2000 plus vintage 1994 – Selections include Harlan & Meadowood, Opus One, Caymus Special Selection, Shafer Hillside Select, Corison Kronos, Gamble Cairo, Ridge Monte Bello, Caldwell Proprietary Red, etc.
April 7 Vintage 1997 Grand Crus from the Côte de Nuits, including Richebourg and Romanée St.-Vivant
June 23 Vintage 2016 Classified Growth Red Bordeaux
August 11 Montrachets & First Growths - highly-rated vintages spanning the 1980s & 1990s. Elegant, Gastronomic Dinner at a Member's Home in Palo Alto
September 7 Echezeaux & Salmon; Members' Annual Meeting. At a Member's Home in the Berkeley Hills
November 10 1997 & 1998 Vintages of California's Super-Cabernets to include Ridge Monte Bello, Corison Kronos, Harlan Estate, Caymus, etc. Servino Ristorante, Tiburon
December 8 Ultra-Luxury Champagne Gala & Holiday Dinner. Champagne Krug, Champagne Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill, Champagne Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame, Champagne Pommery Louise, Champagne Taittinger Comte de Champagne, Champagne Chateau de Boursault, etc., etc. Left Bank French Restaurant, Larkspur (Marin County)
January 15 The Aging Potential of California’s Cabernet-Focused Iconic Reds followed by dinner featuring Ultra-Luxury Champagnes (1990 Cristal,1990 Krug, Grande Dame, Dom Perignon, Salon, etc.) and 2002 Joseph Phelps’ Insignia
February 12

Are Burgundy's Finest Reds Evolving in the Direction of California's Exquisite Pinot Noirs? Selections include Richebourg, Romanée St-Vivant, Bonnes Mares, Clos de Vougeot, Clos Saint-Denis (all grands crus from the Cote d'Or) as well as wines from the Russian River Valley and the Santa Lucia Highlands--- Capiaux Cellars Bellerophon, Pesssagno's Four Boys Vineyard, etc. Dinner following the tasting will feature 1995 Grands-Echezeaux!

May 5

Field Trip to California’s Gold Country with Gastronomic Dinner at Nevada City Winery

June 10 Annual Paulée
July 15

A 20-year Retrospective of the Top Growths of the Left Bank followed by Dinner featuring 1996 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet Clavoillon and 60-year-old vintage Port

August 25 Summer Soirée at Member’s Home in Kentfield
October 6 “Oktoberfest” and Blue Angels Air Show with vintage 2002 Spatlesen and vintage 1976 Trockenbeerenauslesen. Also, gastronomic buffet featuring specialty Neurenbergerwurst, Weisswurst, Bauernwurst, etc.
November 18 Italy's "Super Tuscans" vs. California's Superb Cabernets, a retrospective - Solaia, Sassicaia, Ornellaia & Tignanello vs. Harlan Estate, Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan, Caymus Vineyards Special Selection, Joseph Phelps Insignia, Dominus Estate, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars FAY
January 22 Luxury French Champagne Gala featuring 18 of the finest from Reims and Epernay---- 1996 Dom Perignon, 1995 Champagne Salon, 1995 La Grande Dame, 1990 Champagne Charles Heidsieck, 1990 Champagne Pol Roger, Champagne Krug, etc.
March 5 California's Spectacular Cabernet Sauvignons & Bordeaux-style Blends, current releases. Optional dinner featuring magnums of vintage 1993 Joseph Phelps Cabernet, Heitz Wine Cellars (Trailside) Cabernet, and Chateau Latour (First Growth).
April 9 Vintage 2014 Classified Growths of the Communes of Pauillac, Margaux & St.-Julien (Bordeaux) followed by Dinner featuring Chateau Mouton-Rothschild (First Growth).
June 4

The Alluring Nuances of Pinot Noir (Burgundy, Oregon & California). Post-tasting dinner will feature Vintage 1996 Red Burgundies from the Côte d’Or.

June 25

A Retrospective of California's Legendary Cabernet Sauvignons/Bordeaux-style Blends, Vintage 1994 thro' Vintage 1998: Opus One, Stag's Leap Cask 23, Phelps Insignia, etc.

July 15

Summer Soiree featuring Ultra-fine library vintage Meursaults (Côte de Beaune, Burgundy) & Flagship Shirazes (Barossa Valley) - “The Sublime & The Exotic”. Selections will include Grant Burge “Meshach”, Dutschke “Oscar Semmler”, and Penfolds. Flagship wines, extraordinary vintages, highly-rated producers.

August 6 Annual Paulée - Members' contributions & Chef Fabrice's imaginative Burgundian cuisine.  An opportunity to share some of the world's finest wines: 1961 Chateau Margaux, 1995 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild, 1995 Chateau Margaux, 1998 Chateau Latour, 1998 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Domaine de la Romanee Conti, and many other rare and monumental cellar treasures.  
October 2 Vertical of grands crus reds from the hallowed Côte de Nuits, Côte d'Or, Burgundy. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 10 selections spanning 1990 to 2000 to include Romanee St.-Vivant, Bonnes Mares, Echezeaux, Clos des Lambrays, Charmes-Chambertin, Mazoyeres-Chambertin, Ruchottes-Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Clos-St-Denis, etc.
November 5 Vertical of Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Caymus Vineyards, Napa Valley, with long-standing member Chuck Wagner, Proprietor. 11 vintages spanning 1980 to 2012, all zero's, two's & seven's:  1980, 1982, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2012.  Several in double magnums!  Optional Dinner thereafter will feature a luxury Champagne from Reims, magnums of 1992 Corton Charlemagne, and magnums of 2003 Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon.
December Holiday Party - to be announced
January 24 The Ageing Potential of California Pinot Noirs: Vintage 2012 vs. Vintage 2002
February 28 The Best of Napa Valley's Cabernet Sauvignons
April 24 Gastronomic Luncheon and Visit to Nth Degree Vineyards with Karl Wente
May 23 Top Classified Growths: Is the Bordeaux Classification of 1855 Still Persuasive? Venue: Private Club in Downtown San Francisco
June 26 Echézeaux, A Crown Jewel of the Commune of Flagey-Echézeaux, Cote de Nuits, Burgundy. Vintages will span the 1990s and will include Domaine de la Romanée Conti and the 1990 & 1996 Henri Jayer.
July 23 Montrachet, Chevalier-Montrachets, Corton-Charlemagnes, etc. - Jewels of the Côte de Beaune. Producers will include Domaine Leflaive & Jacques Prieur. Dinner following the tasting will feature grand cru white Burgundy and a Vertical of Chateau Pichon Lalande. Venue: Private Club in San Francisco.
August 28 Varying Expressions of California Zinfandels followed by Wine Olympics.
September 18 Harvest Paulée
October 16 Vintage 1997 Grands Crus of the Cote de Nuits followed by Dinner with Vintage 1982 Super Second Growth Bordeaux. Private Club in San Francisco.
November 20 Premium California Merlots & Right Bank Varietals, current releases, followed by Dinner with 1997 Pride Merlot & Library Vintages of Right Bank (Bordeaux) Wines.
January 18 California's Silky Pinot Noirs, current releases
February 15 A 25-year Restrospective of Vintage 1990 Luxury Champagnes. The Best of Reims & Epernay (Cristal, Grande Dame, Salon, Krug, Gentillhomme, Pol Roger, Charles Heidsieck, etc.)
March 15 Ultra-premium California Cabernet Sauvignons - The Best of The Best, current releases
April 12 Visit to Keller Estate; Gastronomic Luncheon in Priceless Automobile Museum.
May 17 Vertical of Shafer Vineyards' Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon (1996 through 2010) with Napa Valley icon John Shafer.
June 28 Premium White Bordeaux & California Sauvignon Blancs, current releases. Will include the grands vins of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, Chateau Talbot, Chateau Coutet, Chateau La Louvière, Clouds Rest, Emmolo, O'Shaughnessy, J. Lohr, Wente, etc.
August 2 Vintage 1985 & Vintage 1986 "Super Second" Growths, Bordeaux: Chateau DuCru Beaucaillou, Chateau Leoville Las Cases, Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, Chateau Pichon Lalande, etc.
September 20 The Aging Potential of "New World" Merlots
October 19 Gastronomic Dinner featuring a Vertical of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Pauillac (Bordeaux), Special Wines from Angelo Gaja, etc. Large formats, including jeroboams. Venue: The elegant Wattis Room inside Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco.
November 22 Grands crus from UNESCO World Heritage Site: Clos de Vougeot vs. Corton - (A Twenty-Year Retrospective)
February 16 2014's Taste-Off: California's Finest Pinot Noirs
March 9 Superstar California Cabernet Sauvignons Reflecting California's Unique Terroirs
May 4 Vertical of Chateau Leoville-La-Cases, grand vin, "Super Second Growth" of St.-Julien, Bordeaux. Vintages 1982-2000
June 14 Summer Soireé featuring Penfolds Grange, Australia's "First Growth".
July 27 California's Premium Chardonnays; grand cru white Burgundy
August 10 Member Allan Haley's Birthday Celebration featuring the grands vins of Top Growth Bordeaux from the 1970 vintage (including Chateau Latour), ultra-fine Napa Valley Cabernets (from the early 1970s); 1959 Trockenbeerenausleses.
September 21 California & The Right Bank (St.-Emilion and Pomerol, Bordeaux): A Comparison of Flavor Profiles.
October 19 Vintage 1995 grands crus & premiers crus Red Burgundies from the Cote d'Or
November 23

Vintage 1994 - A 20-year Retrospective of the First Growths from Bordeaux & California's Finest--- beginning at 2:30 p.m.
"Prelude to the Holiday Season" Dinner---beginning at 5 p.m.

January 27 2013's Taste-Off: The Very Best of California Cabernets, Part I
February 24
The Aging Potential of California's Renowned Pinot Noirs (Horizontal & Vertical). Tasting to be followed by Private Screening of the PBS Documentary Film of Vintners Club Tasting #1,504 with the Film's Producers
April 21 The Great Classified Growths of the St.-Julien Appellation (Bordeaux) with Owners of the Chateaux. A Horizontal & Vertical Tasting to be followed by Dinner with Library Vintages.
June 23 From Burgundy to the New World: The Magnificent Expressions of Exceptional Pinot Noir
July 14 2013's Taste-Off: The Very Best of California Cabernets, Part II
September 15 Gastronomic Luncheon with Library Vintages of Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon at Caymus Vineyards, Rutherford (Napa Valley)
November 3 Birthday Celebration - Gastronomic Dinner featuring some of the world's finest wines at Michelin-starred restaurant
December 8 A Hedonist's Ultimate Tasting: A Selection of Highly-Acclaimed Vintage Ports (1963, 1970, 1977, 1994, 1997, 2000), Sherries & Madeiras with Chocolates from Brussels & Paris, Danish Bornholm Cheeses, etc.
January 13 Tasting #1,501: Superstar Cabernets--- The Best of the Napa Valley, Part I, current releases
February 8 Tasting #1,502: Luxury Champagnes from the highly-rated 1990 vintage - Cristal, La Grande Dame, Fleur de Champagne, etc.
March 8 Tasting #1,503: Superstar Cabernet Sauvignons, Part II, current releases
April 20 Tasting #1,504: Pinot Noir - A Sensuous Wine That Comes In Many Styles
May 10 Tasting #1,505: 15-vintage Vertical of the grand vin of Chateau Cos d'Estournel, Super Second Growth, Saint-Estephe (Bordeaux), with Jean-Guillaume Prats, General Director of the chateau.
June 14 Tasting #1,506: Dry White Bordeaux & California Sauvignon Blancs
July 21 FIELD TRIP - Palmaz Vineyards, Napa.
August 26 French-Style Summer Paulee Dinner
September 23 Tasting #1,507: Pinot Noir on the Tiburon Waterfront. Can you pick out the "Ringer" from Oregon? Italian Dinner to follow
October 6 "The Dueling Napa Valley Imperials", Oktoberfest & The Blue Angels. Private home in Tiburon. Highly-rated Trockenbeerenausleses from the legendary 1976 vintage).
November 11 Tasting #1,508: "New World" Syrah/Shiraz
December 2 Holiday Dinner featuring Luxury French Champagnes & Outstanding Library Wines


January 12 Tasting #1,492: Exceptional Oregon Pinot Noirs vs. Exceptional California Pinot Noirs, Part I
February 9 Tasting #1,493: Stellar California Cabernets, Part I
April 28 Tasting #1,494: Premium California Chardonnays
May 19 Tasting #1,495: Vertical of Chateau Cos d'Estournel (a "Super Second Growth")
June 22 Tasting #1,496: Stellar California Cabernets, Part II & 40th Anniversary WINE OLYMPICS
July 17 Field Trip to Cloud's Rest
September 15 Tasting #1,497: Rhone varietals, including Hommage a Jacques Perrin
October 12 Tasting #1,498: Exceptional Oregon Pinot Noirs & Exceptional California Pinot Noirs, Part II
November 9 Tasting #1,499: The Right Bank (Pomerol, St.-Emilion), California Merlots & Cabernet Francs
November 30 Tasting #1,500: Library vintages (1970 to 2005) of the grand vin of Chateau Brane-Cantenac, Top Second Growth, Margaux, followed by GALA 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. Black Tie. Special Guest Henri Lurton, proprietor of Chateau Brane-Cantenac.
February 24 Tasting #1,484: Premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Their Distinctive Flavor Profiles
March 24 Tasting #1,485: Sonoma County's Magnificent Pinot Noirs and its World-class Appellations
April 16 Tasting #1,486: Old-Vine vs. Newer-Vine Zinfandels
May 16 Field Trip to the Valley of the Moon (Sonoma County): Visit to Member-Winery with Gourmet Dinner Featuring Library Wines in Large Formats
June 23 Tasting #1,487: Burgundy's Majestic Chevalier-Montrachet vs. California's Top-Tier Chardonnays
July 21 Tasting #1,488: An Evening with John Shafer - California's "Cult" Cabernets & Bordeaux-Style Blends
August 18 Tasting #1,489: Splendid Rhone Reds Alongside their California Counterparts
September 22

Tasting #1,490: "Great Growth" Bordeaux and Opulent California Cabernets from the 1997 Vintage

October 21 Tasting #1,491: 2007 Vintage Ports from the Douro, Portugal
December 1 Annual Luxury Champagne Gala & Holiday Celebration and Retrospective of the Legendary 1990 Vintage
2009 Archive
January 13 Dijon Clone vs. Pommard Clone - California's Magnificent Pinot Noirs
February 17 Outstanding Cabernets You May Never Have Heard Of
April 25

Field Trip to Paso Robles - Visit to Member-Wineries Windward Vineyard and Austin Hope Winery - library vintages

April 26 Field Trip to Paso Robles - Visit to Justin Vineyards & Winery followed by grand luncheon featuring vertical of Reserve Isosceles
May 20 First and Second Growth Red Bordeaux from the Profound 2005 Vintage
June 24 Premium White Burgundies & California Chardonnays with Miljenko "Mike" Grgich
July 25 Dinner featuring double magnums of the grand vin of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Bordeaux
August 19 California's Magnificent Rhone-Style Red Wines
September 22 Cellar Dwellers, Part 1: Vintage 1994 Grand Cru/Premier Cru Red Burgundies & California Pinot Noirs
October 18

Spotlight on the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA with Luncheon at the luxurious Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur. Large formats. Older vintages.

November 11 Cellar Dwellers, Part 2: Vintage 1994 First/Second Growth Red Bordeaux & Premium California Cabernets

December 1

Annual “Luxury” Champagne Gala followed by Holiday Celebration
2008 Archive
January 8 The "Sublime" Pinot Noirs of the Russian River Valley, the Sonoma Coast & Los Carneros with our member David Bruce, Proprietor of David Bruce Winery
February 11

Premium California Merlots & the Wines of Pomerol, St.-Emilion, Blaye & St.-Loubes (Bordeaux)

March 2 Dinner featuring SIX Vintages of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Pauillac (Classified as First Growth in 1855 and in 1973). Black tie.
April 7 Premium Pinot Noirs from the Central Coast (Santa Lucia Highlands, Santa Rita Hills, Santa Maria Valley, Paso Robles) with Visionary Viticulturist Gary Pisoni
May 6

"The Judgment of San Francisco" with our Member Chuck Wagner, Proprietor of Caymus Vineyards (Is there, indeed, a difference between the American palate and the European palate?)
We heard "The Judgment of Bordeaux" on October 19, 2007 at Vintners Club Tasting #1,468 held in Margaux.  Much has been written about this world-class tasting by some of the most influential international wine critics who attended.  Pictures of our members tasting and evaluating alongside approximately 100 of Bordeaux' top brass are at http://www.vintnersclub.com/tasting_1468_photos.html.  Now, we have the rankings of the identical wines by our members in San Francisco..."The Judgment of San Francisco".

June 24 Premium Old Vine Zinfandels With Our Member Kent Rosenblum
July 29 Library Tasting - Vintage 1996 Grands Crus & Premiers Crus White Burgundies from the Hallowed Cote de Beaune
August 26 Rhone-Style Reds with our member Jim Concannon, recipient of the California 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award and co-inventor of the “Concannon” (7, 8 & 11) Cabernet Clones
September 30 "Super Tuscans" from Bolgheri & Superb Cabernets from Napa
November 9 Dinner featuring Library French Champagnes, Grands Crus Burgundies & Ultra-Premium, Highly-Rated Library California Cabernets in Magnums. Michelin-starred restaurant.
December 2 Annual "Luxury" French Champagne/California Sparkling Wine Gala Dinner & Wine Tasting Olympics
2007 Archive
January 9 Premium California Pinot Noirs with Richard Sanford
January 21 Rick Waterman's 60th Birthday Celebration, Acquerello Restaurant, San Francisco, featuring Luxury Champagnes & Magnums of Premium California Wines
February 13 Sweet Sauternes & Barsacs (First and Second Growths) with Count Alexandre de Lur Saluces (former President & Director General of Chateau d'Yquem)
March 5 California Cabernet "Gems" Priced Under $100
April 29 Field Trip to Rosenthal - The Malibu Estate. Visit to the vineyards in Malibu Canyon, tasting, and luncheon with our members George Rosenthal and Neil McNally.
May 4 Vintage 1996 Red Burgundies and California Pinot Noirs
May 23 The Influence of Oaks on Wines - Visit, Tasting and Luncheon with one of the world's foremost tonneliers (barrel makers), our member Seguin Moreau (France) at their Napa facility
June 19 Premium Old World & New World Syrahs (includes wines that have earned 94, 96 & 98 points from Robert Parker, Jr.)
July 23 White Burgundies (Grands Crus/Premiers Crus) & California Chardonnays
August 27

Ultra-Fine California Cabernets & Bordeaux-Style Blends, “The Best Of The Best”, With Our Longstanding Member Paul Draper, CEO & Winemaker At Ridge Vineyards

October 2

Premium Petite Sirahs with Our Internationally-Acclaimed Member, Kent Rosenblum, CEO & Winemaker At Rosenblum Cellars

October 19-20

Two Grand Historic Events In Bordeaux, France, at Château Brane-Cantenac, Margaux Appellation

December 4 Holiday Celebration & Dinner Featuring “Luxury” French Champagnes & California Sparkling Wines
2006 Archive
January 17 Premium California Merlots vs. The Wines of Pomerol & St.-Emilion
February 21 The Ascendancy of Pinot Noir in North America, Part I
February 26 Jack Mills' 70th Birthday Celebration: Double Magnums of 1971 Chateau Petrus, 1988 Chateau Latour, 1986 Chateau Raymond-Lafon (Members Only)
March 14 Premium California Cabernets:  Sonoma County, Santa Cruz Mountains & Central Coast
April 25 The Ascendancy of Pinot Noir in North America, Part II
May 23 30th Anniversary of the 1976 Paris Tasting (Members Only)
June 27 Rising Stars of the Napa Valley (Cabernet Sauvignons/Bordeaux-style Blends) with Philippe Rapacz, Chairman & CEO of our member Seguin Moreau, France
July 25 Grands Crus White Burgundies vs. Premium California Chardonnays
August 29 Ultra-Fine Old World & New World Syrahs (Northern Rhône, Australia & California)
September 14 Napa Valley Ultra-Premium Cabernets/Bordeaux-Style Blends with David Pearson, CEO of OPUS ONE
October 1 Member Kathy Rosenblum's 60th Birthday Celebration (Verticals of St. Peter's Church & Rockpile Road), Asena Restaurant, Alameda (Members Have Priority)
November 17 Vintage 2003 Bordeaux First & Second Growths (All 5 First Growths & 4 Second Growths)
December 5 Holiday Gala Dinner with Luxury French Champagnes & California Sparkling Wines

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