Posts tagged: Ed Kurtzman

Must Have 3-Barrel Sensation

Ed Kurtzman has been around the valley for many years now working for some great wineries like Roar, Bernardus, Chalone, Testarossa, Fort Ross, Freeman, Mansfield-Dunne, August West, etc. In 2003, Ed launched his own label, the Sandler Wine Company, devoted to small bottlings of Pinot Noir, Syrah, Zinfandel and Grenache, from his favorite vineyard and grower sources. Planted in 1982, the […]

Roar Winemaker’s latest Jewel – FREE SHIPPING

Ed Kurtzman does not need much intro, winemaker extraordinaire for Roar, Freeman, August West, Sandler, etc.  He has amassed decades worth of experience at wineries such as Bernardus, Graff, Chalone, Fort Ross, Testarossa and Michaud.  The Sandler label is Ed’s own label ( FYI, Sandler is his middle name) which he created in 2003 with […]

Zin is not a sin. This one will not break the bank!

Ed Kurtzman’s portfolio includes Roar, Freeman, August West and Sandler.  He really put his stamp on the wine map and received great accolades with these wines (and others) over the past 20 years.  I was very excited when he offered me the 2010 Buck Hill Zinfandel. A  real crowd pleaser and money saver! Sandler 2010 […]

Secret Service Wine!

Chris Von Holt is the quintessential, second career, artisan wine proprietor. He was raised in San Francisco, CA, just a few miles from California’s premier wine growing valleys. As the saying goes, he knows the area.  His first career was service to the Executive Branch of government as a United States Secret Service Agent, where […]