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We headed over to the Napa valley for the Release Day of the 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wine . It was definitely a one of a kind experience ![list] [*][b]Date:[/b] Saturday, February 4, 2012 [*][b]Locations:[/b] [list] [*]Alexander Valley: Geyserville Winery [*]Napa Valley: Oakville Winery [/list] [/list] [b]Oakville, Napa Valley[/b] Tickets: $50 , picked these up at the location as the online tickets ($ 35) were sold out ! This along with the best restaurants at napa serving out great dishes to accompany the wines . [list] [*]- [url="http://www.latoque.com/"]La Toque[/url] [*]- [url="http://www.longmeadowranch.com/Farmstead-Restaurant?gclid=CNTJnoSw2q0CFTOCtgodd3isnA"]Farmstead[/url] [*]- [url="http://www.brassicanapavalley.com/"]Brassica[/url] [*]- [url="http://www.barbersq.com/"]BarBersQ[/url] [*]- [url="http://www.coleschophouse.com/"]Cole's Chop House[/url] [/list] Release Day has been a Silver Oak tradition for over two decades , so being part of this was definately a one of a kind experience for me , this is done Twice a year, where they celebrate the release of the newest vintage wine with an entire day devoted to savoring delicious wine and great food. Its alll about the taste ... [attachment=3413:silveroak (1).jpg] [attachment=3414:silveroak (2).jpg] The Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon being poured , this is sourced from some of the best vineyards in Napa Valley including the Silver oak family owned Soda Canyon ranch and Jump rock vineyard. This wine is aged in 100 % new American oak barrels which imparts the silky texture to the wine. This remains for approximately 25 months in the barrel and another 20 months in the bottle and drinkable upon release. [attachment=3415:silveroak (3).jpg] [attachment=3416:silveroak (4).jpg] Inside the cellars [attachment=3417:silveroak (5).jpg] [attachment=3418:silveroak (6).jpg] Justin and Ray , a partnership to produce Cabernet Sauvignon , in the process creating Silver oak [attachment=3419:silveroak (7).jpg] [attachment=3420:silveroak (8).jpg] [attachment=3421:silveroak (9).jpg] [attachment=3422:silveroak (10).jpg]