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Wineries of the Sonoma Coast – Chamboulé

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Almost inexplicably, wine people will try to compare the qualities of California pinot noir with that of Burgundy. It seems innocent enough to refer to a pinot from the New World as “Burgundian,” however the two regions are literally world’s apart, and comparisons are always wanting. And yet, there are innumerable winemakers, nee vignerons, attempting to turn out the best pinot noir that California can deliver, all in a dutiful effort to pay homage to the grape’s original source. Nevertheless, we do admire the intent, as well as applaud those making the effort to achieve a seemingly unreachable goal.

Chamboulé is the meeting of two minds from completely different origins (Canada vs. Sonoma County), yet with strikingly similar, indeed Burgundian, backgrounds. Meet François Morissette and Matt Taylor, both with stints in Burgundy, and both with their collective eyes on making the best pinot that the California Sonoma Coast can deliver.

Join us as we talk with François and Matt about the culmination of their experiences leading up to Chamboulé, and why they’re understandably excited about their venture.

For more info:
Chamboulé: chamboule.com/

Sponsor: Wine Berserkers: www.wineberserkers.com

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