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Jersey Wins!

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Keith Wallace (the founder of the Wine School) hosted an event for National Public Radio. It was a blind tasting pitting his top picks from New Jersey with comparable wines from France.

The wines from New Jersey did remarkably well, even winning one flight of tastings.

The NPR story: Judgement of Rittenhouse

Flight #1:
Louis Jadot 2010 Macon-Village, Burgundy, France (winner)
Hawk Haven 2010 Chardonnay, Outer Coastal Plain, New Jersey

Flight #2
Chateau Saint-Sulpice 2009 Bordeaux, France (winner)
Heritage 2010 Merlot, Outer Coastal Plain, New Jersey

Flight #3
Amalthea 2008 Europa VI, Outer Coastal Plain, New Jersey (winner)
Clos Albertus 2009, St-Georges-St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

More at NPR’s Newswork site

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  14. Wines from New Jersey are good. It is time that people also appreciate them. This event will go a long way in popularizing the local wines. People would be buying more of them. More such events are necessary for the local market to sustain itself.

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