On May 16, Winebow Distributors welcomed Richie Allen, Winemaker at Napa Valley’s Rombauer Vineyards for a luncheon at L’escale in Greenwich. Trade guests gathered for an extensive discussion on the process of winemaking, from vineyard fields to bottling day. L’escale staff prepared a five-course meal for pairings with Rombauer’s wines, which included the launch of the vineyard’s 2015 Sauvignon Blanc. Other wines included the 2012 Carneros Merlot, 2013 Napa Valley Cabernet, 2009 Diamond Selection Cabernet, the 2014 Carneros Chardonnay and lastly, the 2013 Rombauer Zinfandel. Allen has been the winemaker at Rombauer Vineyards since 2004 and in 2013 became the director of viticulture and winemaking.