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What's Cookin' Today Hour TWO:
We're Taking a Trip To the Anderson Valley with Phil Baxter at Baxter Winery!
Baxter winery was formed in 2002 when two generations of winemakers joined together to produce single vineyard wines through traditional techniques and restrained winemaking. Phil L Baxter Sr. & Phil T G Baxter Jr. pool over fifty years of experience to make the make the purest expressions of wine from each vineyard and varietal.
Phil studied Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis from 1997 to 2002, including a year studying in France, learning the language and widening his appreciation of French wine appellations. During and following University, he held several internships in the Napa Valley (at Schramsberg and Terra Valentine) and in France (at two domain in Burgundy owned by Boisset). With Boisset he oversaw cellar activities at Domaine Raymond Launay in Pommard and contributed to wines produced from 33 different vineyards including premier cru, village wines and grand crus. With an excellent understanding of ‘French Cellar’ techniques and methods to best showcase ‘terroir’,
Phil returned to Northern California in 2003. He partnered with his father, Phil Senior - a veteran of the Napa Valley winemaking scene of 40 years - who was already making ‘Philippe-Lorraine’ wines. Together they established the flagship BAXTER label focusing on single vineyard wines and old-world techniques.
Phillip has been winemaker for BAXTER for the past nine years, and has accumulated many excellent reviews for his wines. In addition, he has also consulted for several wineries in the Anderson Valley area.
For more info, go to http://baxterwinery.com!
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