Even though it’s called “wine tasting”, sampling wines is actually a feast for all senses.

Just follow the S’s: 

1. See:

Golden yellow, deep purple, salmon… admire a wine’s color first by holding your glass up to the light.

2. Smell:

Swirl the wine in your glass, then inhale the aroma (from the grapes) and the bouquet (from the wine-making process). See if you can make out subtle hints of other familiar smells – like apples, citrus, even chocolate!

3. Sip:

Take a small sip, roll it around in your mouth and breath in a little air to release the aroma. Notice the texture – how it feels in your mouth. Is it light and refreshing or full and robust?

4. Spit or Swallow:

If you’re sampling several times, don’t be shy about spitting them out. It’s quite acceptable, and most wine tasting rooms will have a bucket for that purpose. Go ahead and swallow if you’re not driving or you’re only tasting a few wines. Just remember not to overdo it.

5. Savor:

Quality wines have a “finish” – a pleasant taste that stays with you after you’ve had a sip. It’s the second-last step in the wine-tasting experience.

6. Santé:

The traditional French toast (meaning “to your health”) and the clinking of glasses ends off your tasting with sounds to please the ears.

 

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Cabernet-Sauvignon | Syrah | Merlot | Others

Our top varietals: the fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon, the subtle Merlot, the strong Cabernet Franc, and flamboyant Syrah. A perfectly balanced combination.

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Syrah | Cabernet-Franc

This combination took Beatrice decades to develop and it’ll take you two seconds to love. A beautiful blend of the top varietals from Bordeaux and Burgundy.

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Viognier | Chardonnay

Like a pearl necklace for every occasion. A pure expression of the Pacific shore where it is grown, this rare white wine is a mix of tradition and modernity.

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This vintage is an homage to Beatrice’s roots in the south of France and California love. Prized for their smooth, silky texture and complex, robust structure.

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Viognier | Chardonnay

White wine from white grapes. An experienced perfume maker, Beatrice balances the powerful aromatic notes of the Viognier with the freshness of the Chardonnay.

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An amazing flavorful combination of the world’s most popular red wine grape varieties, enhanced by 3 decades of expertise, Vigneronne is a perfected red wine.

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Pinot Noir | Chardonnay

Let’s “Sea, Surf, and Sun” while sipping this elegant and complex Rosé wine, an original blend of Pinot-Noir and Chardonnay with a smooth, velvety finish.

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