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Bringing Folks Together Over THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE aims to highlight the diversity of terroir and people by selecting three vineyards with three distinct interpretations of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Don't miss your chance to take home this double magnum of THE DEBATE's 2012 Beckstoffer Dr. Crane.

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If there’s anything our world is lacking today, it’s the art of listening to those who may have different viewpoints. Enter: THE DEBATE. Jean Hoefliger and Rob McKay came together with the idea of creating something different. Wine plays a major role in bringing people together who may have different points of views in our subjective world. Whether debating politics, sports or wine, Jean and Rob consistently bring together a mutual respect for the art of conversation. This is, of course, with a glass of wine in hand and a barrel of laughs.

Wines, like people, are a reflection of their origin and evolution. THE DEBATE began in 2010 when these two friends brought their unique perspectives together to create thought provoking and delicious wines that extend beyond the sense of taste to the thrill of telling stories and the art of listening. By selecting three different vineyards with three different expressions of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, THE DEBATE seeks to point out the diversity of terroir as well as the diversity of people. We live in an age where less and less time is spent at the dinner table discussing these different points of view. THE DEBATE mission is to bring people together to share a glass of wine to discuss and debate just as our team does.

Take home this double magnum of THE DEBATE’s 2012 Beckstoffer Dr. Crane and see for yourself how wine can unite us all.


The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard blew me away. Wet rocks, subtle barbecue smoke, blueberry pie, blackberry and cassis fruit aromas jump from the glass of this inky/purple-colored wine. Oozing with extract and richness, it is full-bodied, opulent, sexy, complex and incredibly delicious and addictive. (96 RP)



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