Thursday, 20 February 2020

Wine release party, artist show

12.06.2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


UPPER LAKE, Calif. – Lake County Wine Studio is hosting a wine release party and artist show reception with Bryan and Jill Kane of Sol Rouge and local artist, Anna Sabalone on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The $15 ($12.50/pp for studio club members) wine sampler and appetizers by Chef Jonathan Hork will showcase the 2016 Gypsy Blanc paired with a blue crab cake pan seared with Meyer lemon remoulade, 2015 Gypsy Rouge with micro greens with smoked duck, persimmon and balsamic with sugar frosted cranberries, 2015 Zinfandel with bacon wrapped Medjool date with goat cheese and almond, and the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon with a butternut cheesecake ball rolled in candied pecans with pomegranate drizzle.

Artist Anna Sabalone was born and raised in Lake County. She has been involved in the Lake County Arts Council since her teen years. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Leeds, England for her undergraduate degree in English, history and anthropology.

She earned her teaching credential and Masters of Education from UCSB and has been teaching art, English, history and academic decathlon at Upper Lake High School since 2008.

Bryan and Jill Kane will join us at our reception evenings to introduce their new Sol Rouge wine releases. The new Rhone varietal Gypsy Rouge red blend, and Zinfandel have received 92 point ratings from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Winemaker Bryan Kane embraces proven, old-world winemaking methods – using French oak, native yeast, natural secondary fermentation and minimal racking with no fining or filtering.

His non-interventionist technique intends to bring forth the true flavor and characteristics of the vineyard through to the wines and has defined him as one of the pioneers in the "natural wine" movement.

With his primary focus on Rhone varietals, Kane is equally adept with Bordeaux varietals. Jill Kane can be credited with taking exceptional hands-on care of the Sol Rouge vineyard.

Sol Rouge is a vineyard located in the rich, red, volcanic soil of the Red Hills Appellation at elevations over 1,800 feet, nestled between Mt. Konocti and Benson Ridge.

Currently planted with Grenache, Mourvédre, Syrah, Counoise, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Cinsualt, the site is all hillside with slopes up to 60 percent and has high density plantings of nearly 6,000 vines per hectare in some blocks.

Lake County Wine Studio is a gallery for display of arts and a tasting room, wine bar and retail shop for the fine wines of Lake County.

The gallery is located at 9505 Main St. in Upper Lake. It is open Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 7 p.m., and Friday from 1 to 8 p.m.

The Sabalone art show will be on display for the months of December and January.

For more information call Lake County Wine Studio at 707-275-8030 or 707-293-8752.

Location information

Lake County Wine Studio

United States
Upper Lake 95485
9505 Main St.

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