There’s No Debate About “The Debate” Wine

The Debate Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper

Looking for the right bottle of wine to pair with this year’s election? According to Robert Parker, The Debate checks all the boxes. The wine critic recently gave the 2012 blend, a cabernet sauvignon from famed Napa Valley vineyards Beckstoffer Missouri Hopper and Beckstoffer To Kalon, a perfect 100 points.


This article originally appeared in Marin Magazine’s print edition with the headline: “The Votes Are In”.

Mimi Towle

Mimi Towle has been the editor of Marin Magazine for over a decade. She lived with her family in Sycamore Park and Strawberry and thoroughly enjoyed raising two daughters in the mayhem of Marin’s youth sports; soccer, swim, volleyball, ballet, hip hop, gymnastics and many many hours spent at Miwok Stables. Her community involvements include volunteering at her daughter’s schools, coaching soccer and volleyball (glorified snack mom), being on the board of both Richardson Bay Audubon Center. Currently residing on a floating home in Sausalito, she enjoys all water activity, including learning how to steer a 6-person canoe for the Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe Club. Born and raised in Hawaii, her fondness for the islands has on occasion made its way into the pages of the magazine.