Discover Down Under Cabernet:

Join two legends of Australian wine, writer/educator Mark Davidson and local winemaker and tireless champion Chris Carpenter, at Compline Wine Bar on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Davidson is author of the brand new Wines of Australia. You can buy his book there. Carpenter is head winemaker for many of Jackson Family’s top Cabernet brands in Napa Valley, but also makes wine for the company’s McLaren Vale wine, Hickinbotham. They’ll lead a seated, guided flight and discussion of eight wines from Yarra Valley, Coonawarra, Margaret River, and McLaren Vale. Advance tickets are required and cost $125. Compline Wine Shop, 1300 First St., #312, Napa,,  707-492-8150


February 08