Posts tagged: 2015

100 Pointer by Screaming Eagle owned next Cult Winery!

Stan Kroenke owner of Screaming Eagle is putting the next CULT winery on the map just a few hours south of the bay area! Stan is the mastermind behind many other great ventures. Stan Kroenke is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the largest shareholder of English Premier League football club Arsenal […]

Napa Beats Bordeaux!

This wine is a testament to the power of site. These vines, planted more than 30 years ago by Lee Hudson on his now-storied property in Carneros, are firmly established, mature, and able to withstand even the most challenging conditions as the drought of 2015. The clay-rich soils allowed the vines to extract what water […]

Monday September 17th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Yet another high-scoring “TRB” Napa Cab Release

Robert Parker 97+ Points: “Produced from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 20 months in French oak, 90% new, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Melanson Vineyard Pritchard Hill has a deep purple-black color and a rock star nose of black currant cordial, dark chocolate, black forest cake and licorice with touches of charcoal, Chinese five spice, potpourri […]

Robert Parker’s Top 3 in VALUE

  Stack House Cabernet is the husband and wife effort of Anna & Mario Monticelli. Anna’s was the assistant winemaker at Bryant Family and is the current winemaker at Piña. Her husband Mario has worked with legendary winemaker Philippe Melka at Melka, Hundred Acre, Vineyard 29, Quintessa, and Lail. Stack House 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa […]

Karl Lawrence Cabernet is Back!

After a little hiatus Karl Lawrence Cabernet is back.  I am not the gossip person, so I will not elaborate why the wine “disappeared” for a few years.  The owner Ric Henry was born in Napa, but spent most of his younger years in nearby Santa Rosa and Sacramento. After coming back to attend Pacific […]

Wednesday September 5th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

A Howell Mountain Rock Star is born!

It was 1993 when (Dave) a.k.a. Castiel (pron. Cast-ee-all), gazed into his crystal and spied Freemark Abbey, as Mesopotamian mythology’s controller of karma and time, he saw opportunity and slyly orchestrated a chance meeting of Kathleen and Dave Dicesaris over a tasting of fine wine. they bonded and eventually married. Years later and after a […]


The RW MOORE VINEYARD is one of California’s oldest and best known Zinfandel vineyards.  Turley labels it under the “EARTHQUAKE” bottling. Molly is the niece of Bill Moore (RW Moore) and of course Mike is an Hendry, as in Hendry Winery.  Mike and Molly Hendry married in 2009 and produced their first vintage from the […]

Screaming Eagle Winemaker’s hot new gem!

  Andy Erickson does not need an introduction, the man worked with John Kongsgaard, Paul Hobbs, Bob Levy at Harlan Estate, Staglin, etc. and of course Screaming Eagle!  He currently makes Arietta, Ovid, Dalla Valle and his own labels Leviathan and Favia.  The Arietta wines have been on fire as of late and this latest release is […]

6 Barrel, 95 Point Rated Pinot!

Justin Harmon, owner/winemaker was born in Chicago, to a large Irish family where wine did not play a role in his life while growing up. Milk was the beverage of choice at the dinner table, and the industrial beers of the Midwest, fueled family parties. He does not pinpoint a specific moment that his passion […]

Get this wine for a steal & I give you FREE SHIPPING!

I would never condone stealing, except when it comes to this Pickpocket from our Sans Liege friends. All joking aside, Sans Liege has made a name for itself as one of the best Rhone Varietal producers in the state, and this latest release might be one of the best ones yet-to-date. Sans Liege 2015 “Pickpocket” […]