High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction 2012

From March 28th through 31st hundreds of winemakers and wine fans came together under the tents at Atlantic Station for the 20th annual High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction.

Top rate wines from around the world were sampled during the four days of walk around tastings, dinners and parties. Read about some of these wines and wineries below.

Andrew Geoffrey Vineyards
Winery owner Peter Thompson poured just one wine at the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction, his 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon. Read on to find out what made it stand out.

Arkenstone Estate Vineyard
Missing from their outstanding Sauvignon Blanc are grassy notes. Instead the white wine is an explosion of flowers — honeysuckle, gardenia and jasmine.

Big Table Farm
In Oregon’s Willamette Valley a winemaker and artist team is producing delicious white and red wines that are worthy of a spot on your table.

Copain: Exceptional Pinot Noir & Syrah
French for buddy or pal, Copain calls to mind someone you enjoy spending time with. Pleasing, easy to drink and with layers of flavors, these are wines you’ll want to enjoy often.

Croft Pink: A Port for Mixing
How do you make a centuries-old fortified wine new again? You mix it up! Introducing Croft Pink Porto, a port that was crafted to be mixed in cocktails.

Numanthia: Bold Red Wines from Toro, Spain
Made entirely from Tinta de Toro grapes, the wines of Numanthia are red wines so intense and mouth-filling you’ll almost want to chew them before you swallow.