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#SauvBlanc Day Panel of Experts

Catch them Live Online - 1-2 PM, May 17th

Bob Campbell, MW is a New Zealand wine specialist, author and educator. He has been teaching a self-written wine diploma course since 1986, and has tutored almost 20,000 students. An international wine judge, he has also judged professionally in ten countries around the world. @VinoNZ

Chuck Hayward Serving 23 years at legendary wine retailer The Jug Shop, Chuck was responsible for wine buying, consumer and staff training and education, as well as daily operations. The store gained international recognition for its wine program during his tenure, and he has become one of the leading experts on Australian and New Zealand wines in the country. In his current job at JJ Buckley, Chuck continues his specialization in wines from Down Under as a wine buyer and fine wine specialist, while assisting the wine department in education and procurement. @Chuck_Hayward

Linda Murphy lives in Sonoma County and is the West Coast correspondent for Decanter magazine and U.S. correspondent for She also contributes to Food & Wine magazine, and the San Francisco Chronicle, where she was the wine editor from 2003 to 2006 and won two James Beard Awards for best food/wine section. Before joining the Chronicle, Linda was Managing Editor of, the New York Times' wine web site. In a previous career, she was a sportswriter at the San Diego Union newspaper, but gave up that beer-and-a-shot world for fine wine. @LindaMurphyWine

Michael Scholz is the winemaker for St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery. Michael created the distinctive style that made St. Supéry Napa Valley Estate Sauvignon Blanc a California benchmark for this varietal. Michael completed his Bachelor of Science in Oenology in 1985 at Roseworthy, Australia's first agricultural college (now a part of the University of Adelaide). His winemaking career began with his family's single-vineyard Barossa wines at the Willows Vineyard in the mid-1980s. Wine has taken him to the United States, France, and South Africa. Always looking for great wine horizons, he progressed from family cellar hand to vice president in charge of building a state-of-the-art winery. @MrWinemaker

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St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery
8440 St. Helena Hwy • Rutherford CA 94573 • (707) 963-4507