Posts tagged: Napa Valley

Under $50 Napa Cab turns heads

  Tony Biagi from Spottswoode, Plumpack, Senegal etc. fame has a lot of experience under his belt!  So when he rolles up his sleeves, he becomes linebacker and ballerina at the same time.  His big stature shows roughness, yet his wines show elegance, thus a ballerina of sorts.  Tony believes in quality/value wines and overdelivered […]

Saturday October 21st, 2017 in , , , , , | No Comments »

“Textbook” Napa wine at bargain price

It doesn’t always need to cost a ton of money to be very good!  Our friends at Textbook created two bargain priced wines (Cabernet and Merlot), both of which taste a lot more expensive than their price tag reveals.  As always, small production, so don’t wait too long! Originally brought to the United States in […]

Academy Award Winning Cabernet by John Kongsgaard

    Carroll Ballard is an Academy Award winning filmwriter, known for movies such as Never Cry Wolf, Information Agency, Black Stallion, etc.  Most of Ballard’s films deal with man and his relation to nature and have a strong poetic streak, and this carried over into his love of wine.  He met John Kongsgaard and […]

EPIC Mike Smith – Jim Barbour Cabernet = FREE SHIPPING

   Bench Vineyards is a new family venture from Sam Sharp and Allison Steltzner.  The Estate consists of 30 acres and sits next door to Odette and some other great Stag’s Leap vineyards.  The name “Bench Vineyards” comes from its unique topography – a true “benchland” vineyard located on the eastern side of the Napa […]

HIDE & SEEK… YOU FOUND IT, AN AMAZING WINE & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

   SEEK is a very small family (Sieck Family) owned winery atop Howell Mountain, producing small amounts of Zinfandel! Only 2 barrels, 48 cases of this wine were produced! The vineyard was planted about 35 years ago, so nice maturity here! Seek 2014 Zinfandel, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley GGWC 44.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 or […]

Merlot of the Month

  I know what you are thinking, another wimpy wine, soft and silky – WRONG!!  The 2014 Switchback Ridge (produced by Robert Foley), is a big, bold red blend of Merlot and Cabernet. Switchback Ridge wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The rich, rocky soils of this beautiful vineyard property […]

Value Napa White is a “Textbook” example of quality/cost ratio

  The Textbook Napa Valley Chardonnay comes from two superb Napa Valley sites. The first is located in the Carneros AVA which represents sixty percent of this release. Its long, cool season brings rich, tropical and stone fruit aromas and flavors. The second site represents forty percent of the blend, is located near the Yountville […]

Friday September 29th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Screaming Eagle’s neighbor amazing UNDER $70 CAB

  This close neighbor of Screaming Eagle has been producing some gems of their own. And remember … A full case of this “textbook” perfect wine won’t even buy you a bottle of Screaming Eagle! The production of Textbook is about the same as it was last year, so it is equally limited, does not […]

KNOCKOUT UNDER $40.00 NAPA CAB

  The latest release of Fisticuffs will really knock your socks off!   Fisticuffs’ vision is to produce the highest quality wine while keeping price well managed  -  in essence, to over deliver, Knock you out. Rob Lawson has been making stunning wines under various “cult” Cabernet labels such as Ghostblock, Mirror, Pahlmeyer and Kapcsandy […]

Tuesday September 19th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

LAST CALL for MUST have 2 barrel stunner by 100 Point wine magician!

Mike Smith, who we sometimes call “Mr. 100 Pointer” (Carter Cellars, Myriad, Scarlett, etc.), has taken the Beckstoffer Georges III vineyard’s stunning fruit and produced an equally stunning wine for 12C.Because of its prime location and high demand, this vineyard is known for its production of many great Cabernets exhibiting the FAMOUS “Rutherford Dust” mystique. […]

Saturday September 16th, 2017 in , , , , , | No Comments »