Columbia Winemakers Collective's Top Picks for Thanksgiving

Want to add a little Lion to your Turkey Day? 

The CAA's Ken Catandella, founder of the Columbia Alumni Winemakers Collective, curated a list of wines—made or distributed by your fellow alumni—that are sure to brighten your holiday and satisfy your palate. 

Read on, and don't miss out on upcoming Winemakers Collective news and events! Follow the group on Facebook and Instagram.



2017 Cannonball Sauvignon Blanc (Yoav Gilat '06BUS; Founder and CEO: Share a Splash Wine Co.)               

2016 13th and Third "Lily" (Julie Rothberg '01BUS; Director of Fine Wine Portfolio: Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits)             

2017 Le Mistral Viognier (Greg Ahn '05BUS; President & CEO: Folktale Winery and Vineyards)     



2015 Tres Sabores Zinfandel Rutherford Estates (Julie Johnson '79NRS; owner: Tres Sabores)           

2014 Fogline Old Vine Zinfandel "Mattei Road"  (Brent Bessire '91CC; co-owner: Fogline Vineyards)                 

2015 Mistral "Joseph's Blend" (Greg Ahn '05BUS; President & CEO: Folktale Winery and Vineyards)

2015 Maison L'Envoyé Fleurie Beaujolais Cru (Mark Tarlov '77LAW; Founder: Maison L’Envoyé)                                                



2017 Angels & Cowboys Rosé  (Yoav Gilat '06BUS; Founder and CEO: Share a Splash Wine Co.)

2017 Tres Sabores "Ingrid & Julia"  (Julie Johnson '79NRS; owner: Tres Sabores)



Altaneve Prosecco (David Noto '11BUS; Owner: Altaneve)

NV Alit Grand Cru Champagne  (Mark Tarlov '77LAW; Founder: Maison L’Envoyé)


Post-Turkey Trot Cans

The Drop Red, White and Rosé  (Alexis Beechen '15BUS; Co-founder and CEO: The Drop Wine)