Category: Spotlights

CELIA WELCH, “The World’s Most Influential Woman in Wine”

CELIA WELCH “The World’s Most Influential Woman in Wine”The Drinks Business magazine recently published its list of The World’s Most Influential Women in Wine. Our very own Celia Welch made the number three spot! As a child growing up in Oregon, Celia Welch would sit under a giant oak in her back garden picking grapes […]

Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 in Articles, Spotlights | No Comments »

Vine Hill Ranch: The Quiet Superstar

Galloni 96+ Points: “The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is gorgeous. Above all else, I am impressed with how much freshness the 2015 shows. Racy red cherry, plum, rose petal and lavender notes fill out the wine’s sumptuous frame. Bottled just a few months ago, the 2015 is a bit reticent, but it is nevertheless impressive. Time in the glass […]

Thursday May 3rd, 2018 in Articles, Spotlights, Tasting Notes | No Comments »

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 »