Mouton Launches Limited-Edition Ryder Cup Wine; Southern Rocker Zac Brown Premiers “Uncaged” Label; and More News & Notes
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By Paul Gregutt
Fox Sports Anchor Charissa Thompson, Golf Course Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Mouton Cadet Managing Director Hugues Lechanoine
Celebrating Mouton Cadet as the official wine of golf’s 2016 Ryder Cup, Baron Philippe de Rothschild has partnered with legendary course architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. to design a special Mouton Cadet cuvée for the event.
The competition, which pits a team of 12 top golfers from the U.S. against a squad of Europeans, will take place at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, Sept. 27–Oct. 2.
The Mouton Cadet Ryder Cup Special Cuvée will be available at Hazeltine National Golf Club, as well as New York City retailers like Sherry Lehmann, with an MSRP of $15. Follow @MoutonCadetUS on Instagram for news and updates.
Southern Rocker Zac Brown Debuts Uncaged Wines
More than two dozen of the region’s top wineries will converge in Sacramento during the Russian River Valley Winegrowers’ Single Vineyard Night, scheduled for April 7. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste small-lot wines stemming from single vineyards.
On April 23–24, guests will be invited to taste premium wines, enjoy gourmet food and listen to live entertainment at over 45 wineries in the Dry Creek Valley. A special “Prelude To Passport” is also offered on April 22.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.