Join us as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the discovery of California Zinfandel’s exact genetic match in Europe. Dr. Carole Meredith of UC Davis, the professor who led the team that discovered the vine, Crljenak Kaštelanski, joins us for a lesson in exactly how to pronounce it. We also talk about her vineyard, Woody Allen movies and more!
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Links we mentioned in this episode:
Zinfandel: A History of a Grape and Its Wine by Charles L. Sullivan (on Amazon)
P.S. Here’s the commercial for the Paso Robles 2011 Zinfandel Festival that we talked about , where the Paso Zin Man takes a stab at saying “Crljenak Kaštelanski.” Funny stuff!.