Posts tagged: Kirk Venge

Sexy Napa Red low 30’s

Pazzo (which means “crazy” in Italian) is a wine crafted by ace winemaker Kirk Venge.  It is an unpretentious blend of Cabernet, Sangiovese, Syrah and Petite Sirah.   It is a wine that Parker called “Sexy, seductive, provocative” and “The best value Bistro wine from Napa” as well as “Gorgeously hedonistic, flavorful”.  In other words, a […]

Jackpot winner! – Stunning under 48.00 Napa Cab and FREE SHIPPING

In 1996 David Jackson purchased a 28 year old, dry farmed vineyard in Calistoga and converted it into an award source for great Cabernet.  The first vintage was incepted in a garage in San Francisco, but soon the garage was too small and the Jacksons (JAX) realized that they also needed professional help.  They enlisted […]

Zinfandel of the year!

Kirk Venge has been crafting wines since his childhood with his “famous” dad Nils Venge (first 100 Point winemaker in the Napa Valley, 1985 Groth Reserve).  Nils told me some years ago that Kirk is a better winemaker than he’ll ever be – big statement!  Kirk also makes the wines for Macauley, Venge, Honeycut, Jax, […]

97 Point Napa Cabernet for only $61.99

Kirk Venge has been crafting wine since he was a little child under the tutelage of his dad Nils Vegne.  Kirk has wowed us with many great wines (Macauley, Honeycutt, Jax, Igneous, Venge, Trespass, etc)  Really, his dad told me that at pre-school age he knew Kirk was going to be winemaker. Beau Vigne 2010 […]

Trespass beats the best Cab Francs from Napa and Washington State!

In a blind tasting of big name Cabernet Francs, the little Trespass winery (yes only 150 cases produced of this vintage) blew away a lot more expensive and highly rated wines, including:  Hourglass ($150.00), Cadence, Andrew Will ($75.00), Derencourt ($140.00), Realm ($90.00), Pride ($75.00), Cayuse ($85.00), Del Dotto ($90.00), Crocker Starr ($70.00), Reverie ($60.00) and […]