By Craig LaBan
Inquirer Restaurant Critic
"You must be kidding me," he said. "Never in a million years would I imagine that."
Of course, Cooper's no wine expert. He can be excused both his skepticism and his lack of familiarity with this rising winery in our own backyard - Sharrott is just selling its third vintage.
But imagine the surprise when a gathering of professional wine judges in California, tasting blindly through thousands of American offerings at the recent San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, awarded gold medals to not one, but three New Jersey wines.