The Winemakers of Women in Whites


On top of our outstanding roster of female chefs, last Friday's "Women in Whites" gala spotlighted a range of wines from wineries that are owned by women or employ female winemakers. Curated by 2013 JBF Award winner Merry Edwards, these bottles are a snapshot of America's top wine talent. We're sharing their tasting notes below.




Domaine Carneros Brut 2009 / CEO and founding winemaking Eileen Crane


Hailed as “the vintage of the decade,” 2009 was an ideal year for Domaine Carneros: grapes grew slowly and consistently, building layers of elegant flavor. This superlative cuvée offers aromas of apple, lime zest, and honeycomb, plus a classic, brioche-filled palate with fine pinpoint bubbles and a rich, lingering finish.



Pellegrini Pinot Noir 2011/ Winemaker Lynn Krausmann


A classic Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, this garnet-hued red has elegant aromas of cherry fruit, rose petal, and spice; its medium-... Read more >

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