Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest Proprietor Elliot Dolin

11/5 Proprietor Elliot Dolin

@DolinMalibu

Fabien Lainé ‏@fabienlaine @KeeperColl Sorry too much work for today ! Will catch up later ! Have a great #SommChat #winelover ;)

Kay Marley-Dilworth ‏@ATXFoodnews Sad to miss @KeeperColl #SommChat today but I'm at jury selection. Just took a break from voir dire. Will read feed later. #CivicDuty #WW

Gourmet Delights ‏@exceptionalfood Every Wednesday at noon EST join us for #SommChat hosted by @KeeperColl #wine #wiyg #foodies

Sassodoro ‏@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @DolinMalibu Ready for #SommChat!

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear frm Proprietor Elliott Dolin @DolinMalibu of Dolin Estate #Wine #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl We’d like to introduce you to Proprietor Elliott Dolin @DolinMalibu #SommChat #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Abt ready 2 dive in w/ ?s, so S/O 2 Elliott @DolinMalibu 2 say hello & so he 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 Proprietor Elliott Dolin @DolinMalibu our Qs, you can ask him Ur Qs as well! He'll do his best 2 answer all Qs in order #SommChat

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

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Let's start talking #wine with Proprietor Elliott Dolin @DolinMalibu of Dolin Estate Wine #WW #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @KeeperColl greetings fr #mailbu so glad you all could join in on #SommChat - i'll be happy to answer UR qs abt the new #AVA

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu what inspired you to get into the #Wine business? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @KeeperColl It was all abt Love- we decided to plant the #Vineyard after our wedding here + gr8 S facing slopes & good soil #SommChat

WineCompass ‏@winecompass Q. @DolinMalibu Is your winery open to the public? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @winecompass sadly NO, City won't allow it - not zoned for it! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu what drew you to have #Chardonnay #wines in your portfolio? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @KeeperColl Best #wine varietal for our Cool climate location in #Malibu #SommChat

WineCompass ‏@winecompass Didn't the city just change other regulations? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @winecompass LA County prohibited new #Vineyards in their part of the #SantaMonica #mountains #SommChat

WineCompass ‏@winecompass @DolinMalibu That's right. #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines isn't Rosenthal in #mailbu or am I mistaken? @DolinMalibu #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @noblewines Yes Rosenthal is in #malibu #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. fr shy #SommChat peep @dolinmalibu what is the most misunderstood or unknown thing about #Malibu #AVA Wine?

Malibu Estate @DolinMalibu @KeeperColl some ppl think it is a new fad, but #vineyards existed in #malibu 200 yrs ago #SommChat

Jarvis Comm. ‏@Jarviscomm Happy #MalibuCoast morning @DolinMalibu #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu You worked 3+ yrs to get the official #Malibu Coast AVA. Why was this impt to U & others? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl we can now identify our #wines w/ a place of Origin that is specific.... #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl Prior to this, we could only refer to #Califonia or #LosAngeles County on our labels now have a sense of place #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @DolinMalibu I surprised some #wine #internet biz people selecting an aged Rosenthal at NY Steakhouse years ago #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @noblewines Rosenthal grows excellent grapes, we are producing a red #wine from them #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines Q. @DolinMalibu how close are vyrds from Pacific? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @noblewines we are at 400 ft elevation around 1.5 miles in fr #pacific coast #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - Hello from chilly Chicago! What's everyone tasting? - #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - Does Malibu have a "signature" grape? - #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @demilove not specifically we have diverse growing conditions and multiple #varietals #SommChat

WineCompass ‏@winecompass Q. @DolinMalibu how many wineries are within the AVA? @KeeperColl #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @winecompass roughly 52 #Vineyards are with the #Mailbu AVA #SommChat

Sam Dependahl ‏@SDependahl @DolinMalibu do you see potential for Malibu Cabernet, Syrah, Merlot? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @SDependahl Absolutely we have gr8 #Cab & #Merlot from Rosenthal now & Cold

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman Q. @DolinMalibu Do you have any mentors in the wine business? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate @DolinMalibu @SandyWasserman Yes, Paul Ellis with whom I first studied abt #Wine @UCLA #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @DolinMalibu what's the sq acres planted? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @noblewines #Mailbu Coast #AVA is 44,590 acres in size - estimate under 500 acres planted for #wine #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines @alawine #malibu #wine discussion on #SommChat right now with @DolinMalibu

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu tell us about your new line of Central Coast #Pinot Noir #wines. #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl sourced outstanding #fruit, & have just released our lineup of single #vineyard #pinot Noirs #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines #SommChat Q. What style #pinot noir do you produce... gives us a comparison to something we might know @KeeperColl

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @noblewines I would be so bold as 2 answer Aubert #SommChat

Sandy Wasserman CS ‏@SandyWasserman Q. @DolinMalibu Any plans to make wine outside of Malibu? If so what & where? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @SandyWasserman Yes, we are making Central Coast #wines and introducing #Chardonnay using #grapes fr Talley & Bien Nacido #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu what do you enjoy most about being in the #Wine business? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl sharing our #wines with the people who enjoy them #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. fr Shy #SommChat peep. Any new plans for next 2-3 years for @DolinMalibu

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl yes we hope to have our own Production/ #winemaking Facility w/ state of the art equipment #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu What R major differences in #vineyards Talley Rincon, Bien Nacido and Solomon Hills? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl BN bursts w/vibrant Raspberry & Cherry; SH- earthy w/ Strawberry & Cherry Cola notes, Talley - Blueberry & Licorice #SommChat

Jarvis Comm. ‏@Jarviscomm Q. @DolinMalibu any stylistic similarities between your Malibu and Central Coast wines? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @Jarviscomm Yes we strive 4 balance in both #Malibu & Central Coast #wines very subtle oak, forward fruit, & just enough acid #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. fr Shy #SommChat peep: Any other #California regions you visit to explore #wines?

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl I visit Central Coast often & try to get to #Napa & #Sonoma as often as I can #SommChat

Christopher Miller ‏@noblewines Thanks for hosting #SommChat again @KeeperColl time for work, look forward to tasting @DolinMalibu soon in NY

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu .@noblewines we look fwd to you tasting @DolinMalibu #wines as well - thanks for joining in on #Malibu #AVA discussion #SommChat

ormiga ‏@ormiga do 400' elevation + 1.5 miles inland give favorable wind rain sun etc for your #wine @DolinMalibu @noblewines i never tried malibu #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @ormiga we have exc. S facing exposure, cool foggy AMs often give way 2 intense aft. sun. wind is not a prob. & never enough rain #SommChat

Sam Dependahl ‏@SDependahl Q. @DolinMalibu with the AVA, how long until #Napa & #Sonoma wineries start visiting Malibu? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @SDependahl they have already done a feature on #Malibu #AVA in #Napa Valley Register including pics of our #wines & #Vineyards #SommChat

Sivan ‏@sivan_salem @DolinMalibu will you be opening a tasting room at any time? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @sivan_salem we hope to either our own or a cooperative tasting room - tough within City of #Malibu - working on it #SommChat

Douglas Trapasso ‏@demilove @KeeperColl - What is the closest airport to where your wine country begins? - #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu @demilove Closet aiport to #Malibu #AVA is LAX on South & Santa Barbera on the North #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. fr shy #SommChat peep are there #wines you like to drink other than #Malibu #AVA and if so can you share some?

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu A. @KeeperColl #Napa #Cabs, #Sonoma #Chardonnay and #Pinot Noirs, Central Coast #Syrah, #Bordeaux, & Super #Tuscans #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Q. @DolinMalibu how do you and your wife Lynn divide work at the #wine estate? #SommChat

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu .@KeeperColl Lynn's design of our #rose label won Best in Class at @sfchronicle #Wine Competition for Artistic design #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Time to wrap up! Hope U enjoyed #wine talk w/ Proprietor Elliott Dolin @DolinMalibu of Dolin Estate Wine #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Great to have Elliott @DolinMalibu join us today for #SommChat. We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WW

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl Mark UR calendar for #SommChat Wed 11/12/14 at 11 AM CST/12 PM EST w/ Master of #Wine Sarah Jane Evans @SJEvansMW

Sassodoro ‏@Sassodoro @KeeperColl @DolinMalibu Thanks for a great #SommChat!

Dolin Malibu Estate ‏@DolinMalibu thx to all of you 4 UR interest in @DolinMalibu & #Malibu #AVA & to @KeeperColl for hosting us DRINK UP #SommChat

Kristi Willis ‏@kristifarm2tbl @DolinMalibu @KeeperColl Thanks for introducing me to #Malibu wine. I'm looking forward to exploring more! #SommChat

KeeperCollection ‏@KeeperColl felt same:) MT @kristifarm2tbl: @DolinMalibu @KeeperColl Thx4 introducing me 2 #Malibu #wine. I'm looking 4ward 2 exploring more! #SommChat

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