The Tasting Panel magazine

May 2013

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VOICE OF FIVE GENERATIONS #ChardDay 2013 EL CARTEL BREEZE El Cartel W/Gold Flakes Peach Schnapps Orange Juice Pineapple Juice Strawberry Purée GOLDEN PIÑA I n this digital age, with so much activity online, even wine tastings have found their way onto the internet. EL Cartel W/Gold Flakes Malibu Island Melon Muddle Pineapple & Mint Pineapple Juice Sprite If we try to imagine Second Generation Winegrower, Ernest Wente—who brought Chardonnay cuttings to America in 1912, 101 years ago—pulling out an iPhone, logging onto Twitter, kicking up his heels on the front MANGO FRESCA El Cartel W/Gold Flakes Mango Purée Soda Water Fresh Squeezed Lemons porch and sipping Chardonnay while tweeting along with the rest of the country, it's certainly an amusing, but endearing thought. On Thursday, May 23, 2013, we're celebrating chardonnay by hosting our first annual virtual #ChardDay celebration, which will be broadcasted from our estate in the Livermore Valley. Chardonnay devotees around the country will be able to tune-in to a very special "Chardonnay Toast" via livestream video to toast along with our family and close friends. We've partnered with the Tout Suite Social Club (, a revolutionary video streaming platform, to share the experience around the country. "Leading up to #ChardDay, and come May 23rd, share your photos and videos through your social channels using the #ChardDay hashtag and let us know by mentioning @Wente, #WenteChard and @ToutSuite via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. To learn more about how to tune-in or host your own Chardonnay Day Party, visit We look forward to sharing this special celebration with fellow Chardonnay enthusiasts around the country. – The Wente Family FORBIDDEN APPLES El Cartel Blanco Sour Apple Pucker Orange Juice Grenadine Green Sugared Rim EL CARTEL CRUSH El Cartel Blanco Midori Sweet n Sour Margarita Mix Orange Juice may 2013 / the tasting panel / 113

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