TEN ACRE is a relative new comer making quite a splash among pinot noir aficionados. With appellation cuvees from the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast, TEN ACRE also produces several vineyard designated Pinot Noirs. Well worth seeking out.
Each year it seems we come across a winery that clearly deserves the title of “Winery Discovery of the Year”. Discovering this winery, tasting their wines and hearing their story was a delight and quite impressive. Sodaro will be a contender for our 2013 “Winery Discovery of Year” title, I have no doubt.
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 […]
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.