Posts tagged: Celia Welch

A Specatcular White by the Scarecrow Winemaker

  The Kelly Fleming Estate is located next door to Napa collectible Araujo on Pickett Road in Calistoga. The estate might be 300 acres, but only 12 acres are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, while the other 288 acres are its own natural wildlife preserve.  Planted in 2002, this winery is slowly but surely turning into a “who […]

Scarecrow 100 Point Winemaker’s Smashing Release

Jim Barbour was raised on his family ranch in Rutherford where he learned the life of framing, a passion for land, and the understanding that hard work breeds success. After graduating from UC Davis, Jim returned to Napa to begin a career that would lead him to become on Napa Valley’s most sought-after and successful viticulturists. […]

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Scarecrow Winemaker’s latest miracle wine

Jim Barbour has been one of the most sought after vineyardists in the Napa for decades now. Having managed and consulted for many cult wineries in the Valley, he planted his own vineyard in 1992 where he grafted bud wood from Grace Family.  The first 15 vintages were made by Heidi Barrett, and since then […]

Scarecrow Winemaker turns heads with her latest gem

When you put Celia Welch & Jim Barbour on one team, it is like seeing Joe Montana and Jerry Rice connect for some of the best plays (wines) ever. Celia’s portfolio is well-known as is Jim’s so it is not surprise that the latest Keever is probably the best one to date! Keever 2009 Cabernet […]

Buccella (Celia Welch) 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 95 Points

Buccella 2008 Cabernet (Napa) is now in stock.  With the success of the 2006 and 2007 one would not believe that 2008 could even be close in quality – WRONG!   Celia Welch (winemaker at Scarecrow, Corra, 2480, etc.) proves again her master winemaking skills.  I know that many among you were wary about 2008 –again […]

Keever 2008 Cabernet – Celia Welch cannot be stopped!

Celia Welch cannot be stopped!  This latest release of Keever 2008 Estate Cabernet will rock-your-world!  Only 400 cases produced of this little gem, so I caution you – buy it NOW as it will be gone tomorrow Keever Vineyards is nestled in the western slopes of Yountville, California in the Napa Valley. It is a […]

Buccella New Release – 95 Points

Buccella 2008 Cabernet (Napa) is now in stock.  With the success of the 2006 and 2007 one would not believe that 2008 could even be close in quality – WRONG!   Celia Welch (winemaker at Scarecrow, Corra, 2480, etc.) proves again her master winemaking skills.  I know that many among you were wary about 2008 –again […]