You asked: What California wines were in the Judgement of Paris?

What California wines won the 1976 Paris tasting?

The winner was the Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that Mike Grgich had made, with 132 points, the highest total scored of any of the wines, red or white, in the tasting. It was the champion!

How much is a bottle of 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay?

Editor’s note: “45th Anniversary of the Judgment of Paris Tasting. “Montelena is the Real Deal,” Say Vinous, “These are Fabulous Wines”—And 2016 is One of the Best Yet!” The 1973 vintage is not available for purchase right now.


Winery Chateau Montelena
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What wine put Napa on the map?

In February, about 100 wine industry professionals gathered at Stag Leap Wine Cellars for an invitation-only event to mark the approaching 40th anniversary of the Judgment of Paris, the monumental event that put Napa Valley on the map.

Who was the winner of red wine at the famous Paris wine Tasting 1976?

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

Cabernet Sauvignon was the winning red at the 1976 tasting. Marcus Notaro, winemaker at Stag’s Leap since 2013, recently tasted the ’73 Cab.

What did Hera offer Paris?

Hera, the queen of the Gods, offered Paris power. She filled his head with images of thrones and conquering, and promised him that he should have all of Asia at his feet. Athena went next. She offered him great wisdom, almost equals her own, and promised him great luck in battle.

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Who are the three goddesses who Paris must judge?

Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena all think their stunning good looks make them a shoe-in for the golden apple. The trio of angry goddesses go to Zeus to ask him to judge.