Wednesday, August 24, 2011

4th of July Bash

7/4/11-Carl and Kathy hosted the 7th annual 4th of July Bash at their summer cabin in South Lake Tahoe.  19 fun loving members of the Folsom Wine Group enjoyed numerous outstanding wines, including a 4 bottle vertical of Dunn cabernets (85, 86 and 87 Napa and 86 Howell Mountain).  The Howell Mountain was the clear winner of the four, with the 87 running a close second.  Also enjoyed was a 6 bottle vertical of Ch. St. Jean Cinq Cepages cabernets provided by Helen and Keith Faust.  Accommodations included the Curtis and Faust couples staying at Tamaleena apartment, Dave and Ann Vik in their Scamp, Trish and John Danby at the Carolyn Freese cottage, Jim and Marilyn Williams at Carolyn’s cabin and the Scherr family in a large tent erected behind Tamaleena.  Activities included  boating to Emerald Bay, picnic at water’s edge near Camp Richardson and golf at the Bijou Golf Course.  Tim Curtis entertained the group with a Kentucky leg slapping rendition to “Dueling Banjo’s”.

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