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"Michael and Roland Micu, Master Sommelier continue their celebration of California Wine month by exploring the Santa Cruz Mountain wine appellation. Their guest Mr. Al Dwerke, the owner of Roudon-Smith Winery. Al shares his 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon."
Roland talks about the trend of aging of wine in the wine industry. Roughly 95% of the wine produced each year in the world is intended to be drunk in the current year. Roland discusses how the Robert Parker changes the wine world in 1982 and compares the old and new world attitudes about wine making. Michael mentions the diversity of experiences of the Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries. Roudon-Smith features their small lot 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. Al Dwerke talks about his passion for wine. Al Dwerke seeks to make wines that appeal to a wide variety of wine lovers. Al also share a wine tasting room event that shaped his philosophy of hospitality. Al believes in making wine tasting and exploration a fun and enjoyable experience for all. Roland recommends some hearty beef stew to pair with this Cabernet Sauvignon. Come and Visit Roudon-Smith every Saturday at their tasting room located at 18 Hangar Way Suite C in Watsonville, CA. 95070 from 12 pm to 5 pm or by appointment.