Category: Spotlights

A CALIFORNIA EXCLUSIVE! Our Best “Vintage” Champagne to date

  The Cazals Champagne house is located in the heart of Côte du Blancs, in Mesnil sur Oger. Founded in 1897, it is today directed by Delphine Cazals, the great granddaughter of the founder Claude Cazals. Clos Cazals may be one of Champagne’s best-kept secrets. It sits tucked away in the Mesnil-sur-Oger, a Grand Cru […]

Saturday January 27th, 2018 in Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »

Food is my Religion, featuring GGWC!

We were excited to welcome Marie and Patrick, the “Vegan and the Beast” of the foodie blog “Food is my Religion” to our in-store wine tasting recently. Here is a video they put together of their visit. Take a look! Share on Facebook

Saturday December 9th, 2017 in Spotlights, YouTube | No Comments »

The Top 25 Wines of 2017!

Dear Friends of Golden Gate Wine Cellars, It has been an amazing year of tasting, smelling & swishing wines. We tasted over 2400 wines this year, so to come up with our “own” Top 25 wines that are “the greatest” is not easy. But as always, we will do our best! My tasting group of […]

Friday December 1st, 2017 in Other, Spotlights | No Comments »

Holiday gift selections!

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Thursday November 30th, 2017 in Other, Spotlights | No Comments »

2105 Carter Cellars new releases now in stock!!

  The much anticipated releases of the 2015 Carter Cellars wines are finally here! But the stock is extremely limited. As you might know, 2015 was the worst year in regards to output (yield) in California. Many were down 60+%, so that means that much less for me.  To make everyone happy, I have a […]

Tuesday November 21st, 2017 in Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »

Champagne Selections for the holidays

    As the holiday season is in full swing, I needed to make sure there will be some SPARKS in your end-of-the-year festivities so I put together a few “bubbly” suggestions for you to choose from. And for those of you who like to make a bigger bang into the New Year, I also […]

Sunday November 19th, 2017 in Spotlights | No Comments »

Frank’s Thanksgiving Wine Selections!

Dear Friends, This has been some year – The Northern California Fires, the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto and the New York terror attack, but we will not give up!  We will continue to fight and stand up, support everyone around us, and continue to “Always Drink Good Wine”!  Golden Gate Wine Cellars is […]

Tuesday November 14th, 2017 in Other, Spotlights | No Comments »

ZIN-SATIONAL RELEASE!

Carlisle has always been one those coveted wineries, so I always get excited when Mike Officer (owner/winemaker) allocates me some of his much sought after wine!  Unfortunately the 2015 vintage is so small that we are offering it to you as a part of mixed six-bottle case (2 bottles each of the “Carlisle” vineyard, Papera […]

Thursday November 2nd, 2017 in Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »

Bevan Cellars 2015 “Big Reds/Big Scores” are now in stock!

The much anticipated and highly rated Bevan Cellars “Big Napa Cabernet/Cabernet Blends” have finally arrived! The 2015 vintage was outrageously good in the quality department but o-so-small in the quantity department.  2016 is anticipated to be (almost) back to normal quantities! Here is the scoop: Because of the extremely limited availability, we are offering the Bevan “Big Reds” […]

Friday August 25th, 2017 in Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »

Can’t dance the Foxtrot? Drink it instead!

The Foxtrot winery was created by Torsten and Kicki Allander who believe that the key to producing world class wine is total control over the grape growing and winemaking process from start to finish. To this day, both remain an integral part of the family business, with Kicki spending her days in the estate vineyard […]

Monday August 14th, 2017 in Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »