Go-West California Wine Tasting

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 – U.S. Ambassador John B. Emerson and Mrs. Kimberly Marteau Emerson opened the “Go-West California Wine Tasting” in Hamburg. Organized by the California Wine Institute, this event matched more than 200 German wine enthusiasts with representatives from over 100 Californian wineries. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Emerson emphasized the U.S. industry’s Sustainable Winegrowing Program and California being honoured in 2013 with the prestigious Drinks Business “Green Awards.” In 2013, U.S. wine exports to Germany nearly doubled to $110 million.