Duckhorn Vineyards’ Latest Triumph in WA

Hatched from 13 of the top vineyards along Washington State's revered Red Mountain AVA, an area that's produced a quarry of high 90's scores, the new Canvasback is rich and full-bodied, and now with a year in the bottle the flavors are really taking...

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The Prisoner Red Wine Blend Continues Its Roll

Certainly one of THE most recognizable labels in the country, if not the world for serious wine buffs. Since its debut in 2000, The Prisoner red wine blend has revolutionized the art of blending, faithfully dispensing the wildly provocative aromas and...

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Iconic Chardonnay Helped Put Napa Valley on the Map

One of California's most celebrated Chardonnays, Chateau Montelena made a pivotal statement at the 1976 Judgement in Paris when their 1973 Chardonnay came in 1st place, eclipsing all other French and California Chardonnays at the historic tasting, as...

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How to Open a Wax Top Wine Bottle

Wine bottles with a wax top can often seem intimidating, but they don't have to be. In fact, opening a wax topped wine bottle is quite simple. Some of my customers love taking a wax topped wine bottle to a restaurant, and after seeing the pensive look on their...

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Cabernet Sauvignon Fan Favorite | Under $30 Napa Cab

When we tasted the new 2012 WORTHY SOPHIA’S CUVEE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, we were ecstatic that it had returned to versions of its prior, extremely popular self. The layers of complexity and fruit density is hard to find in an under $30 Cabernet Sauvignon....

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Sparkman Cellars Winning Over Cabernet Sauvignon Fans

In case you haven't noticed Sparkman Cellars in Woodenville, WA has been quietly winning over Cabernet Sauvignon lovers and wine critics alike. Sparkman's 2014 "Holler" Cabernet Sauvignon received a great review from Wine Spectator Insider. If you subscribe you may...

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Prisoner Wine Company’s latest release

Showcasing several of California’s most renowned Zinfandel regions, Prisoner Wine Company’s 2015 Saldo Zinfandel tips the scales with briary black raspberries, blueberry liqueur, crushed pepper and huckleberry.

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What Is Natural Wine and Should You Care?

Via vinepair.com You may have heard the term "natural wine" floating around. It’s not a new trend, though it seems to be getting more and more entrenched in mainstream wine-drinking culture. So we thought we’d break it down for you. Since the green movement of the...

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Stellar 2014 Releases from Iconic RRV Zinfandel Producer

  Gamba Vineyards and Winery 2014 Lineup At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the 2014 Gamba Vineyards and Winery Zinfandel lineup is absolutely captivating and flat-out delicious. The third release in the Gamba Zinfandel portfolio is the newly released...

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