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LearnAboutWine.com Presents Rhône Warriors 


Thursday, February 15th @ 6PM at Tesse Restaurant, Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood

February 22nd – On Thursday, February 15th, we gathered 14 top Rhone wine producers from around the world for an evening of tasting with the winemakers, consumers, and top wine buyers. The consumers were each given a golden ticket to award to their favorite winery!  Zobéto wines – a Paso Robles Boutique Winery. 

Cliff and Christie Cate – Winemaker

Zobéto Wines came out on top and was crowned the “Champion” ! We were proud to see this amazing winery win and we couldn’t imagine a more deserving brand.  Zobèto Wines is devoted to creating wines that capture the warmth, comfort, and joy of cherished moments shared with loved ones, while reflecting the values closest to their hearts. Click here to learn more!

It is our passion at LearnAboutWine to bring unique tasting experiences to Los Angeles. We hope you will join us for the next one! Explore our website and upcoming events here.  

WINES TASTED at Rhone Warriors

Abel Mendoza, Rioja 

  • Abel Mendoza, Graciano-Garnacha Grano a Grano, DOCa Rioja, Spain 2018
  • Abel Mendoza, Garnacha Blanca, DOCa Rioja, Spain, 2021

Backsberg, South Africa 

  • Backsberg, Pumphouse Shiraz, W.O. Coastal Region, South Africa, 2020

Cairjn Wine Cellars

  • Cairjn Wine Cellars, Grenache, Jada & Caliza Vineyard, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, USA, 2021
  • Cairjn Wine Cellars, Grenache, Lopai Vineyard, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, USA, 2021
  • Cairjn Wine Cellars, Syrah, Caliza Vineyard, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, USA, 2021

Cordant Winery, Central Coast / Paso Robles

  • Resolution, 2021
  • Maniacal, 2021
  • Indocile, 2021
  • Coastview Syrah, 2021

Fulldraw Vineyard,  Willow Creek District, Paso Robles

  • Bamboo- 91% Grenache Blanc 9% Clairette Blanche, Willow Creek AVA, Estate, Paso Robles, California, 2020
  • FD2- 60% Grenache 40% Syrah, Willow Creek AVA, Estate, Paso Robles, California, 2018
  • Chopping Block- 49% Syrah 30% Grenache 21% Mourvèdre, Willow Creek AVA, Estate, Paso Robles, California, 2020
  • Honey Bunny- 92% Syrah 8% Mourvèdre, Willow Creek AVA, Estate, Paso Robles, California, 2020

Levo Vineyard, Central Coast

  • Please Fasten Your Seatbelt White, 2022 – White Wine
  • Please Fasten Your Seatbelt Grenache, 2021 – Grenache
  • Please Fasten Your Seatbelt Syrah, 2021 – Syrah

M. Chapoutier, Hermitage & Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône Valley

  • M. Chapoutier Les Meysonniers Blanc, Crozes-Hermitage,2020
  • M. Chapoutier Les Meysonniers Rouge, Crozes-Hermitage, 2020
  • M. Chapoutier La Bernardine Blanc, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2021
  • M. Chapoutier, La Bernardine Rouge, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2020

Montage Vineyards, Malibu Coast 

  • Viognier Malibu Coast AVA, 2022
  • Syrah Malibu Coast AVA, 2017
  • Unity Red Blend Malibu Coast AVA, 2017
  • Rosé of Grenache Malibu Coast AVA, 2022

Piedrasassi, Santa Barbara County

  • Piedrasassi Syrah, PS Santa Barbara County, California, 2021
  • Piedrasassi Syrah, Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2020
  • Piedrasassi Syrah, Patterson + John Sebastiano Vineyards, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2017

Quady North, Rogue Valley, Oregon

  • Pistoleta, Rhone White Blend, Roussanne, Marsanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc, 2021
  • Rosé “GSM”, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, 2022
  • “GSM”, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, 2020
  • Syrah, Mae’s Vineyard, 2019

Red Car, Sonoma Coast / Fort Ross, Seaview AVA

  • Red Car, Syrah, Sonoma Coast, 2019
  • Red Car, Syrah, Estate Vineyard, Fort Ross – Seaview, 2019
  • Red Car, Syrah, Sonoma Coast, 2021
  • Red Car, Syrah, Estate Vineyard, Fort Ross – Seaview, 2021

Red Door Ranch Vineyards 

  •  Favorite Daughter, Counoise Rosé, 2022
  •  Latchkey Kid, Counoise, 2022
  •  Middle Child, Carignane, 2022
  •  Big Brother, Malbec 2021

Skinner Vineyards, El Dorado 

  • Skinner, Grenache Blanc, Stoney Creek & Swansborough, El Dorado, 2022
  • Skinner, Grenache, Stoney Creek, Green Valley & Wing Ranch, El Dorado, 2022
  • Skinner, Mourvedre, Stoney Creek & Green Valley, El Dorado, 2022
  • Skinner, Syrah, Stoney Creek, El Dorado, 2022

Tellurian, Australia 

  • Tellurian, Tranter Shiraz, Heathcote, Australia, 2017

Tensley Wines, Santa Barbara County

  • Fundamental by Joey Tensley White Blend, 2022
  • Tensley Syrah Lite, 2022
  • Tensley Santa Barbara County Syrah, 2022


  • Never Ending Sunday (76% Mourvedre, 24% Syrah), 2021 
  • Fundamental Mystery (54% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, 16% Syrah, 10% Graciano), 2021
  • Dizziness of Freedom (67% Syrah, 22% Graciano, 11% Grenache), 2021


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