Rodney Strong Vineyards Master Blender Sweepstakes
By Annabelle Marceno Pericin
Known for crafting world-class wines that represent Sonoma County’s finest appellations – Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill and Sonoma Coast, Rodney Strong is offering a unique wine country experience to three grand prize winners the ultimate Sonoma County wine vacation – Rodney Strong Vineyards Master Blender Sweepstakes.
Winners will receive a trip for two, complete with roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations to a four diamond luxury hotel, wine education sessions with Rodney Strong’s winemaking teams and a culinary experience including meals prepared by local top restaurants and Rodney Strong’s Vineyards Winery Chef Tara Watchel.
GEV recently had the opportunity to preview and experience Rodney Strong Vineyards Master Blender educational winemaking trip where we kicked things off with a behind-the-scenes vineyard tour by Viticulturist Ryan Decker. This lovely tour is exclusive to the Master Blender winners and is particularly unique because its itinerary includes spots that visitors to Sonoma County rarely get to experience. Winners will surely enjoy the breathtaking and unforgettable views of the Alexander Valley and Chalk Hill plus take pleasure in the depth of knowledge and commitment of Rodney Strong’s vineyard and winemaking team.
During the time of our visit, Winemakers Greg Morthole and Justin Seidenfeld illustrated their understanding and style of the winemaking process while Head Winemaker Rick Sayre led us through the Blending Seminar and the creation of Rodney Strong’s Symmetry Meritage Red Blend. The three-day educational yet relaxing winemaking trip gives an opportunity to experience what goes on in creating award winning wines while enjoying the beauty and culinary goodness of Sonoma County.
To enter and all details and rules are available on the Rodney Strong Sweepstakes entry website, http://www.rodneystrong.com/sweepstakes
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About Rodney Strong Vineyards
The winery was founded in 1959 by Sonoma County wine pioneer Rodney D. Strong as the 13th bonded winery in the county. It was purchased by the Klein family, a fourth generation California farming family, in 1989. The company aspires to conserve and protect the environment in all its operations.
Rodney Strong Winery is just one hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge.