CARTE BLANCHE is a relatively new winery project in Napa Valley that is raising the eyebrows of wine enthusiasts who enjoy high quality, world class wines. To say that proprietor Nick Allen and his family have a history of producing monumental wines would be an understatement. Allen is the great-grandson of Clarence Dillon who [...]
Three wines that are ideal for holiday meals, gatherings and gift giving. Food friendly and user friendly, the wines include a Knights Valley Chardonnay, a Carneros Pinot Noir, and a Napa Cabernet Sauvignon from boutique producers in Napa Valley and Knights Valley in Sonoma County.
When Robert Kamen bought the property that was to become THE KAMEN ESTATE it was wild, rugged, overgrown and extremely rocky virgin territory with no roads; just isolated, beautiful and full of potential.
New Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons and a Bordeaux-style Blend that showcase why Napa Valley is still at the top of the heap when it comes to domestic Bordeaux varietals.
The Pritchard HIll region of Napa Valley is one of the premier locations for growing world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varietals. Montagna Vineyards is a new comer to the region, but already making noteworthy wines.l
SILVER OAK 2007 CABERNET SAUVIGNON Alexander Valley Mentioning the name “Silver Oak” in a conversation about wine will typically elicit some very strong opinions on both sides of the fence. On one side of the Silver Oak debate are those who consider the wines to be a hallmark of California Cabernet Sauvignon and purchase them [...]
The New 2010 Prisoner Napa Valley Red Wine – Consistently Delicious! Once again Dave Phinney displays his talents as a master blender. This is a genuine indicator of a talented winemaker, and it’s not just about blending different varietals. First you have to find the grapes, be able to buy them, know the vineyard sites, [...]
The Stagecoach Vineyard rests in some of the most rugged terrain in the mountains of eastern Napa Valley. Despite the enormous challenges of planting a vineyard in this region, Dr. Jan Krupp has succeeded in creating one of the most highly-prized vineyards in Napa Valley.
The release of the 2009 GAMBA Russian River Valley Zinfandel completes this award-wining lineup. GAMBA continues to be a hallmark for Old Vine Russian River Valley Zinfandels.
Small Vines has hit the pinnacle of Russian River Pinot Noir with its 2009 lineup. The three Pinots showcase the magnificent terroir of the Russian River Valley as a world class Pinot Noir growing region.
Montagna Vineyards is a new project from David Arthur Vineyards co-founder, Bob Long. The estate vineyards are located in eastern hills of Napa Valley known as Pritchard Hill. The current release is the 2007 Tre Vigneti Cabernet Sauvignon.