An Exclusive Invitation
The finest wines in the world are hand-blended by professional winemakers. Try your hand at this rare craft by blending your own
cuvée and compete for the crown revealed after AWS re:Invent 2022.
Craft Wine Samples
You will receive five barrel samples from Antica Terra, as well as a blending pipette.
Interactive Blending Seminar
Attend one of our Zoom seminars where winemaker Maggie Harrison educates you on her now-famous blind blending process.
Create Your Formula
During the class, Maggie will guide you through creating your cuvée formula to enter into a tasting competition.
Become a Champion
Maggie will blind taste all finalist blends and crown the winner.
How to Participate
After you learn the ropes of wine blending, you will work together with other participants to create a bespoke cuvée that will enter the competition against the other attendees’ cuvées. We will announce the winners a few days after the AWS re:Invent.
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Blend Class Date
Take the Wine
No. 1 Winemaker
The whole experience was incredible, unique, and personal. For that, thank you.
We were given the opportunity to discuss the winemaking process, to find out first-hand the love, passion, and focus it takes to create beautiful wine.
I can not think of anything I would recommend to make this a better experience. Everything, quite frankly, was just amazing.
Having never set foot in a winery, Maggie Harrison, through dumb luck and an embarrassing show of tenacity, became the first assistant winemaker at Elaine and Manfred Krankl’s Sine Qua Non. She apprenticed for eight wonderful and life-changing harvests and in 2004, struck out on her own starting a small syrah project called Lillian.
She was happily living down in Santa Barbara, a place she never intended to leave when she was invited to become the winemaker at Antica Terra. She emphatically refused. But when she was asked if she would simply take a look at the vineyard and offer her opinion about the qualities of the site, she reluctantly agreed. Twenty-six seconds after arriving among the oaks, fossils and stunted vines she found herself hunched beneath one of the oaks, phone in hand, explaining to her husband that they would be moving to Oregon.
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