Posts tagged: Orin Swift

Summer wines

The weather is heating up and the days are long. There are not many things that are nicer than kicking back on the porch and watching the sun set with a cool glass of white wine. Here are some of my picks for the best summer releases. Valdez 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, U.V. El Diablo Vineyard […]

Happy Independence Day from Golden Gate Wine Cellars

Dear Friends of Golden Gate Wine Cellars, Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, barbecues, family reunions, and often time for families to reflect. We at Golden Gate Wine Cellars want to reflect on the past six years and say thank you for all your support.  Without you we would not have been able to […]

Dave Phinney is on a roll. D66 and Palermo

David Phinney is on a roll ever since the sale of Prisoner. He is focusing on small production lots like – Mercury Head, Papillon, Palermo, Saldo, etc. His D66 just arrived – it sounds more like a war plane, but it is not.  He purchased 235 acres in France some years ago, planted to Syrah, […]

An expensive wine at an economical price!

Orin Swift 2009 Palermo Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa $29.99 David Phinney is on a roll ever since the sale of Prisoner.  He is focusing on small production lots like – Mercury Head, Papillon, Palermo, Saldo, etc.  This stunning release of 90% Cabernet blended with 10% Merlot from some of the best sites in Napa (Howell Mountain, […]