Posts tagged: Oakville

Hey there – Scarecrow’s Celia Welch KNOWS white wine too!

  Celia Welch does not need an intro, but in case you don’t know who she is – She’s the brainchild (i.e. the amazing winemaker) behind the highly rated and highly regarded labels such as Scarecrow, Corra, Barbour,  Keever, Rewa, Castiel, 2480, Kelly Fleming, etc.  She’s now involved with a new project called YOUNT RIDGE. […]

Wednesday September 19th, 2018 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 […]

Friday October 13th, 2017 in | No Comments »

2 Barrel Knockout Cab Franc (only six cases allocated)

After 20 years working for the family brand, Karen Cakebread launched her own label Ziata in 2008. She had two goals: create beautifully structured wines that reflect the vineyards and its terroir; and to be involved in every aspect of making great wine! She named the winery in honor of mother Mary and hired longtime assistant and Heidi Barrett […]

Friday October 16th, 2015 in | No Comments »

Cab Franc “Bargain” 30% OFF

Sommelier turned winemaker Dan O’Brien and Julien Fayard (Winemaker at Le Pich, Azur, Purlieu & Atelier Philippe Melka) crafted this fun 161 case Cabernet Franc production from a stunning vineyard source in Oakville! Cultivar 2011 Cabernet Franc, Oak Knoll, Napa Valley Retail 50.00 – GGWC 34.99 on six with FREE SHIPPING! Use discount shipping code […]

Monday June 10th, 2013 in | No Comments »

Que Syrah Syrah, What will be… A stunning wine at a great price!

Remember Justin Meyer (founding winemaker/partner) of Silver Oak?  I know you’ll say, I don’t like Silver Oak today – I (might/will) agree.  The first 20 somewhat vintages of Silver Oak are much better than the last 10.  That has to do with the fact that Justin Meyer left Silver Oak 10+ years ago (sadly he […]

Tuesday February 7th, 2012 in | No Comments »

A $100.00 wine at half the price!

Brian Graham has wowed us for many years with his great blends from Mt. Veeder.  This year he is adding to his portfolio with a single vineyard Cabernet sourced from the Canard vineyard in Calistoga. As it is the case with other Ramian wines, this one too is very limited!  Only 101 cases produced Ramian […]

Sunday February 5th, 2012 in | No Comments »

Happy Holidays – And a special “gift” pre-sale!

Dear Friends of Golden Gate Wine Cellars, I just want to give you a sincere thank you for all your support over the past year. My family and I value that tremendously. Just the other day, I arrived home from work and ask my youngest daughter how her day was. She replies: “Fine Daddy, but […]

Saturday December 24th, 2011 in | No Comments »

Stunning Oakville Cabernet

This is one of the gems out of Frank’s drawer!  Only 100 cases were produced of this Cabernet, which was sourced from well-known Chef Narsai David’s vineyard in Oakville.  100% Cabernet Sauvignon, 110% Quality, 120% Value! J. Moss 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville Napa Valley This wine has an amazing hue, which is densely concentrated.  On […]

Saturday September 3rd, 2011 in | No Comments »

An Amazing Pedigree! Tor 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

I just tasted with Tor Kenward from Tor winery.  His latest release, the 2009 Napa Cabernet is a cuvee (blend) of To-Kalon, Cimarossa and Mast vineyards!  This bottling contains an  amazing pedigree and the wine lives up to it’s expectations! On the nose you get the cool side of cabernet with earth/blackberry/cloves and a touch […]

Tuesday July 26th, 2011 in | No Comments »

The Ghost is Back! Very limited.

Ghost Block has been scaring many of us in a good way.  The Quality/Price ratios are intune like the the best performers in a ballet.  As always, only a very limited production of this Oakville producer is available (six bottle limit per person). Nestled on a gently sloping knoll on the north edge of Yountville, […]

Monday May 9th, 2011 in | No Comments »