New technology from another of wine’s new worlds: the USA

On my recent travels through Napa Valley, California, I enjoyed two stops, in particular, which showcased the great advances in wine technology from making to retailing.

I will share more of these findings over time but for now here are some images from these two concerns.

Opus One is known to people around the world and here I am pictured among their highly prized wine.

Dennis Vice at Opus One

Dennis Vice at Opus One

A visit to Darioush Winery was also an eye-opener for the serious yet contemporary point-of-sale/tastings efforts. It certainly is a far cry from many of the cellar doors we have over here in Australia.

Darioush - a busy cellar door

Darioush – a busy cellar door