Monday, April 21, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
JUDGES SAMPLED 414 entries at the 25th annual El Dorado County Fair Commercial Wine Competition on Friday, May 17. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
CAROLYN KNISLEY, of Cool numbers wine glasses for the 34 judges who adjudicated at the El Dorado County Fair Commercial Wine Competition presented by the Mountain Democrat. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
VOLUNTEER, PETE BACCO, of Cool, left and Lou Bacco, of Seattle uncork wine for the final competition in the red division. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
VOLUNTEER, PETE BACCO, of Cool checks the glass of wine before it is taken out to the judges. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
PETE BACCO, right and Lou Bacco serve wine to the panel of judges for the final competition in the red division. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
VOLUNTEERS POUR flights of to be judged at the commercial wine competition at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
WINE JUDGES, left to right, Larry Van Aalst of Rohnert Park, Laura Ness of Los Gatos and Robert Schock of Livermore smell, sip and taste wines entered in the 25th El Dorado County Fair Commercial Wine Competition. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene