Posts tagged: Celia Welch

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 […]

100 Point winemaker’s must have Cabernet

What do you get when a Hollywood actor/director wants to make wine? Hollywood & Vine!  This is the story of Doug Barr, who starred in series like Designing Women, The Fall Guy, and Two on the Town. He also produced The Wizard, The Hit, Fathom, Temptation, Perfect Cover and many other well received scripts.  The […]

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 […]

Scarecrow winemaker driving source behind another Bad Boy!

Celia does not need an introduction and for those who bought the 2006 Bad Boy Red, this one will blow 2006 away! The Rocca’s purchased their vineyards in 1999 and hired Celia to “put them on the map.” I can say she has done just that.  All wines coming from the Rocca property are first […]

100 Point winemaker Celia Welch (Scarecrow) does it again!

Celia Welch is one of the most amazing women in the Napa Valley.  Everything she touches turns into gold!  I once jokingly said “She can turn dirt into gold flakes.” But the truth is, she can! The latest two releases from Hollywood & Vine “2480″ are another example of Celia’s amazing talents! FYI: Doug Barr […]

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 […]