Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread

11/16 Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread, Gallica Wine

@GalllicaWine

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Less than 30 mins B4 we talk w #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine abt #wine on #SommChat 2day @12n ET !

Charles Comm PR @CharlesComm: Don’t miss #winemaker Rosemary Cakebread of @GallicaWine today on #sommchat 9AM PST! - bit.ly/2ex8Kcl

Hillary Lyons @sirslothcelot: Great chance to learn from #winemaker Rosemary Cakebread on #sommchat starting in 8 minutes! Check it out - keepercollection.com/sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear abt #wine w/ #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: We’d like 2 introduce you to #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine! #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine ! say hello so she knows UR here! #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Don’t forget that EVERY tweet during this chat should include the #SommChat hashtag in order 4 every1 2 C see it! #WineWednesday

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: As we ask Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine our Qs, you can ask her Ur Qs as well! She’ll do her best 2 answer all Qs in order #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: W/so many participants gr8 Q's R asked! Even if u dont ask 1, S/O 2 @keepercoll & @GallicaWine 2 let us know u R here! #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Let’s start talking with #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine about #Wine on #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Thank you @keepercoll and everyone participating! It is a pleasure to be here. I look forward to an engaging conversation #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: @GallicaWine What defines your approach to #winemaking? From your perspective, what makes #Gallica unique? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Making single vineyard, aromatically unique & organic wines for over 30 yrs showing varietal balance & accuracy @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: q fr shy #SommChat peep: @GallicaWine How did you get your start in the #wine industry? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My winemaking career was accidental. Started at a bottling line before college then studied at @ucdavis & now I'm here @keepercoll #sommchat

Kimberly Charles @cbrulee: Who were Rosemary's @GallicaWine mentors as a budding winemaker? #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My mentors: Guy Deveaux from @MummNapa, Tony Soter of @soterwines, & the late Mary Novak of @SpottswoodeWine @keepercoll #sommchat

Kaki Miller @kaki_miller: @GallicaWine What makes Napa valley #wine different from other counties in #California? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Thnx @kaki_miller. #Napa is unique for its optimal climate & #terroir for #Cabernet & #Bordeaux varieties in general #sommchat @keepercoll

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: As to the #Napa winemaking #community, it's incredibly supportive and innovative @kaki_miller @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Q fr #SommChat #Somm @GallicaWine #Napa historically known 4 Cab, what R spc aspects U see abt #Syrah, #Albarino, & #Granache N #NapaValley?

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I also make an estate #PetiteSirah & there are so many lesser known varietals here in #NapaValley @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: @GallicaWine Rosemary How has your style changed or evolved over the years? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My style hasn't changed, but I have worked to refine it. I am always learning @keepercoll #sommchat

Miranda Waldron @mirandawaldronc: @GallicaWine When did you realize you wanted to make #wine? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Thnx @mirandawaldronc. I knew I wanted to make wine w/ my 1st job bottling: the setting, ppl, & constant education @keepercoll #sommchat

Kaki Miller @kaki_miller: How would one go about visiting @GallicaWine ? Is visitation open to the public? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: The #winery's not open to the public, but you can find us at restaurants. Look us up when you're in #Napa @kaki_miller @keepercoll #sommchat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine: Q. @GallicaWine What inspired you to make an Albariño in California? #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: .@Path2Wine gr8 to see you back on #SommChat today with @GallicaWine keep those good Qs coming:)

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I love #Albarino @Path2Wine. 1 of my favorite white varieties and I'm pleased to be making a white wine now! @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Q fr #SommChat #Somm - how large is UR production & what R UR primary #US mkts 4 @GallicaWine any mkts u are expanding to?

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I produce about 1000 cases per year. Primary markets: California, New York, Chicago, & Texas w/ some export as well @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: @GallicaWine Excluding the matter of #terroir what do you love about #Cabernet? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I love #Cabernet's ability to age. There is nothing more wonderful than an older bottle of #CabernetSauvignon @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Q fr #SommChat peep: what dishes do you like to pair with your #Albarino ? non-traditional pairing with your #Cabernet @GallicaWine

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My #perfectpairing for the #Gallica #Albarino: any Asian cuisine, from #sushi to curry a la @Fiery01Red @keepercoll #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: And for a #nontraditional #Cabernet pairing I would suggest grilled salmon @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Q fr #Chicago #Somm - who distributes your @GallicaWine in #Illinois do all of your #wines come to the mkt #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Our #Chicago distributor is @NovovinoWineCo & not all of our wines come into the market via distribution @keepercoll #SommChat

Paige Granback @Scoldilocks: @GallicaWine Whose wines or approach to winemaking have been your biggest source of inspiration? @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: .@Scoldilocks Nice to see you back on #SommChat today with @GallicaWine

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Hi @Scoldilocks for #Cabernet, classical winemakers like @RidgeVineyards & @cathycorison, for Rhones Renee Rostaing @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: @GallicaWine #Gallica is also a type of #rose. Why did you name your #wine label after this particular flower? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I named Gallica after the rose bc I love aromatics & studied aromas. Gallica is 1 of the most used flowers in perfume @keepercoll #sommchat

Kaki Miller @kaki_miller: Can you tell us about your most recent #harvest at @GallicaWine ? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Hello again @kaki_miller. 2016 was AWESOME! 1 of the easiest and the best in a string of great vintages. Perfect fruit @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: @GallicaWine What was one of the most challenging moments in your career as a #winemaker? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My most challenging moment: dropping my ipad this #harvest. That piece of technology is my workhorse @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Q fr #SommChat #Somm - @GallicaWine how would you describe the tasting notes for your #Cabernet , #CabFranc, & #albarino ?

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Notes for the #Cabernet: rose petal, cardamom, & forrest floor but for a detailed description: bit.ly/2ghV3Uu @keepercoll #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Notes for #Albarino - alyssum, green melon, fresh peach. For more see: bit.ly/2ghgYKO @keepercoll #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Notes for Cab Franc: floral, cut hay, violet & berry. For more see: bit.ly/2fFWesI @keepercoll #sommchat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine: Q. @GallicaWine What influenced you to use Japanese ink prints on your #wine labels such as Suzuri? #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: I have a big soft spot for #Japanese art since I was a student in #Japan & I was exposed to the rich art culture there @keepercoll #sommchat

Beth Cotenoff @Betherica: @GallicaWine how would you compare your #Albarino to wines from #RiasBaixas #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: .@Betherica great question for #SommChat guest @GallicaWine keep those questions coming:)

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Thnx @Betherica. I would say my #Albarino has more texture, skin contact & a small addition of muscat blanc. @keepercoll #sommchat

Lesley Hennen @LesleyHennen: .@GallicaWine Do you have a favorite wine & food pairing with one of your wines? #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Hi @LesleyHennen, I love Bohemian Grove's goat cheese w/ #Gallica's #Grenache @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: .@LesleyHennen welcome to today's #SommChat with @GallicaWine have a great #WW

Christopher Miller @noblewine: Franciocorta #wine gets much deserved love huff.to/1XKyXW9 via @HPLifestyle #sommchat @ParkPlaceWines @ToppingRose @MelissaVino

Douglas Trapasso @demilove: @Betherica @GallicaWine - Hi Beth, nice #SommChat ? ! Are these wines easy to find in NYC (visiting next week).

Beth Cotenoff @Betherica: @demilove Hi Doug. That's a Q for @GallicaWine #sommchat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Hi @demilove, you can find #Gallica at Aureole, Keen's, Bar American, & The Standard in NYC @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Welcome back @demilove to #SommChat have a good time in #NYC

Carli Vierke @carlivierke: @GallicaWine what's your first wine memory? @GallicaWine #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: welcome to #SommChat @carlivierke hope your #WineWednesday is going well

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: My fav #wine memory: 1974 Ducru Beaucaillou @ St. Orres Inn, Gualala. Realized the grace of aged #Cab @carlivierke @keepercoll #sommchat

Courtney Quinn @Path2Wine: Q. @GallicaWine Your Cabernet Sauvignon & Petite Sirah are from organic vineyards. How do you feel it impacts what we taste? #sommchat #wine

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: #Organic farming is natural to me, but more philosophical & impacts the environment more than the palate @Path2Wine @keepercoll #sommchat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed talking abt #Wine w/ #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine on #SommChat

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Gr8 2 have #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine join us today 4 #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

KeeperCollection @keepercoll: Please join us in thanking #NapaValley #Winemaker Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine for her time on #SommChat

Rosemary Cakebread @GallicaWine: Thank you @keepercoll for having me, and thanks to all who participated! #HappyThanksgiving! @keepercoll #sommchat

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