Chalone Vineyard | Soledad, CA | https://www.chalonevineyard.com
Gianni Abate earned his reputation of making world-class wines for over 18 years. Receiving a degree in Biological Science from University of the Pacific, Gianni found himself working in the laboratories of San Joaquin County wineries. There, he discovered his passion for winemaking. His winemaking experience spans from Robert Mondavi, Woodbridge, Bronco and Delicato Family. Most recently Gianni spent 11 vintages producing award winning wines as the winemaker at Morgan Winery. In the spring of 2016 Gianni joined Chalone Vineyard as the head winemaker. His hands-on approach to winemaking is a brilliant addition to Chalone Vineyard, where he artfully express Chalone’s unique limestone terroir in each wine.
Gianni will be pouring at the American Lamb Aprés Tasting, The MountainTop Tasting on Friday and the Grand Tasting on Saturday.
April 6-8th, 2017