Posts tagged: Atlas Peak

From Garagiste to First Growth – FREE SHIPPING

What started years ago in a cluttered garage in San Francisco has ended up somewhere else entirely… The  winery was born from an obsessive curiosity about what makes great wines great and a pathological need to know and do. It  began with little more than the hubris to believe in their ability to make exceptional […]

Superb Mountain Grown Cabernet

The history of Scribe starts in 1858, just ten years after California joined the Union, when Emil Dressel, son of a famous Champagne producer came to California in search of his fortune.  Fast forward through phyloxera, WW I & II, the150 year old property was in disrepair.  The “Scribe” folks are returning it to a […]

Stunning Cabernet under $40.00

The Alta venture (founded by Fred and Nina Oliai) is located at an elevation of 1650 feet on the eastern slope of the Atlas Peak facing the Suisun Bay to the southeast and the Vaca mountains to the East. At this elevation, the 10 acre vineyard is cooler than Napa in the afternoons, but being […]

A star is born atop Napa’s Atlas Peak

The Hallmarks of a proven and exceptional vineyard abound here on the eastern slope of Atlas Peak. At an elevation of 1650 feet, this 10 acre vineyard is cooler than Napa in the afternoons, but being above the fog on an east by south-east exposure, the vines enjoy sunshine as soon as dawn breaks. The […]