Thursday, November 17, 2011

WineAmerica Co-Hosting Wine and Shellfish Reception on Capitol Hill Tonight

Tonight WineAmerica, the Wine Institute and the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association are co-sponsoring a white wine and shellfish reception for the Congressional Wine Caucus and the Congressional Shellfish Caucus.  Traditionally this has been an event that only served California wine.  For the first time WineAmerica is providing wine from the East Coast for this event.  Special thanks to the Virginia Wine Marketing Board, the Long Island Wine Council, Fox Run Vineyards (NY), Priam Vineyards (CT), Boordy Vineyards (MD), Black Ankle Vineyards (MD), Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard (MD) and Knob Hall Winery (MD) for donating wine for this event.

The following East Coast wines will be served with select wines from California, provided by the Wine Instutite

Priam Vineyards Chardonnay
Priam Vineyards Gewurtztraminer

Black Ankle Vineyards 2010 Viognier
Boordy Vineyards 2010 Reserve Chardonnay
Knob Hall Tryst White Blend
Knob Hall 2010 Vidal Blanc
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards 2010 Chardonnay

Finger Lakes, NY
Anthony Road Wine Company 2010 Pinot Gris
Anthony Road Wine Company 2009 Riesling
Fox Run Vineyards Arctic Fox White Wine
Fox Run Vineyards 2010 Chardonnay
Miles Wine Cellars 2010 Chardonnay
Miles Wine Cellars Ghost White Wine

Long Island, NY
Bedell Cellars 2008 "Taste White" White Wine
Palmer Vineyards 2009 Pinot Blanc
Scarola Vineyards 2009 "Capella" Chardonnay
Sparkling Point 2007 Brut Sparkling Wine
Waters Crest Winery 2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Wolffer Estate 2010 Classic White

Barboursville Vineyards 2009 Viognier
Breaux Vineyards 2010 Viognier
Gray Ghost 2009 Chardonnay
Jefferson Vineyards 2010 Chardonnay 





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