A decade in retrospect, the 2007 Vintage from Frank’s Cellar

On Saturday, March 11, we tasted 10 wines from the 2007 vintage and shared them [...]


I know the holidays are not something you are thinking of in June, but we [...]

Astonishing Syrah (94 Points)

Jeff Cohn got his start at a Maryland winery of all places, not Napa not [...]

Hundred Acre’s “stunning” younger brother

When your brother is Jason Woodbridge, owner of Hundred Acre, it requires digging deep in [...]

Hidden Gemstone

Petit Verdot is a varietal one does not see bottled by itself very often, as [...]

A 95 Point Cabernet Gem!

This property is hidden amongst the great producers on Spring Mountain. Marco di Giulio has [...]

An amazing value Cabernet blend for under $40.00!

Jeffrey O’Neill is the third generation winemaker and chairman Emeritus of the Wine Institute, his [...]

A real Blue Chip wine from Oracle’s founder.

Robert Miner was one of the original founders of Oracle some moons ago.  Robert was [...]

Howell Mountain GEM does it again!

Cornerstone seems to have turned another corner in its long history. Created some 20 years [...]

Stunning 2007 Cabernet. A $100.00 value at $44.00!

Almost 50 years ago, Lupe Maldonado moved to California from Atacheo, a small farming community [...]

Small producer slams big name 100 point wines!

In a recent blind tasting of 2008 Cabernets and 2007 Syrahs, Patland vineyards beat out [...]

Right Bank Bordeaux meets the Napa Valley!

A “virage” is a bend or turn in the road. In the Napa Valley the [...]

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 [...]

Another generation GEM!

This winery has stunned me the last couple of years, but the 2007 tops it [...]

Wine of the year winemaker has the wind in his sails! 3 HOT new releases!

With Ehren Jordan  (Turley Cellars and Failla winery) as your winemaker and a top sommelier [...]

Stewart Cabernet – Turning Heads

This little winery has been turning a lot of heads as of late. Of course [...]

A 100.00 bottle of Napa Cabernet at half the price! – 96 Points

The Truchard story begins in the late 1800’s when the family arrived in the US [...]

Philippe Melka does a great Pirouette, and hits it out of the park!

Philippe Melka has really established himself as one of the best winemakers in the Napa [...]

Stunning Oakville Cabernet

This is one of the gems out of Frank’s drawer!  Only 100 cases were produced [...]

This Howell Mountain Cabernet ROCKS!

I am very excited to work with Spence again, this little winery has become a [...]