Posts tagged: 2016

Top Sommelier’s 5 BARREL, 94 POINTS SYRAH GEM

  My great friend John Lancaster, sommelier and GM at the venerable Boulevard Restaurant and his buddy Rob Perkins have been making Skylark for some years now, and their latest Rodgers Creek Syrah is one of those below the radar gems – great quality, small quantity and most of all great price point  Skylark 2016 […]

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3 x 98 Points = Pretty Perfect Cabernet I’d say… JUMP ON THIS NOW!

  Brothers Georges and Daniel Daou embarked on a journey of conviction. It began with a belief that their DAOU Mountain estate would one day produce some of the most profound wines imaginable. With Patrimony, that promise has been fulfilled. It is the destiny of this land, and the masterwork of those who shepherd it. […]

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IT IS TIME TO SUPPORT PALOMA – THEY SUSTAINED A LOT OF FIRE DAMAGE TO THEIR PROPERTY

Barbara and Jim Richards always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, they were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home and decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley where they could build a […]

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An Exclusive & Premiere Release for Golden Gate Wine Cellars

Petit Verdot is mostly a blending grape, and will continue to be so.  However, in 2016 and 2018 mother nature was extremely generous with its yield, that Coho decided to make a single varietal Petit Verdot – For years Coho has sourced from this amazing single vineyard “Chin” in Coombsville, Napa Valley and this “Premiere […]

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COHO’S NEW Pinot & Headwaters Cabernet Blend just arrived

  Founded in 2002, Coho is the aspiration of vintner Gary Lipp to produce flavorful, balanced wines. Grown in select cool-climate vineyards, Coho wines emphasize fruit purity and vitality. Gary has worked  for California wineries for almost thirty-five years: involved in all aspects of the craft, acquiring the skills to bottle his passion. The choice […]

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NEWS FLASH: Wine Pirates invade the Napa Valley for their 10th Anniversary

  Not fake news here , you read it right – Pirates have invaded the Napa Valley.  Although only a small section of Napa was captured, I am happy to report that Heidi Barrett fought them and was able to fight off the savage invaders.  But it was here that she created the idea of […]

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Paloma “The Petrus from Napa” is now in stock!

Barbara and Jim Richards always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, they were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home and decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley where they could build a […]

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Malbec by Screaming Eagle Winemaker will rock your palate and NOT your wallet!

  In case you didn’t know it yet, it started in the late 1980s when Heidi began working for Dalla Valle as an “independent winemaker”.  She began to develop a tiny project called Screaming Eagle shortly afterwards, and from there, things escalated quickly. With 5 perfect 100-point scores for her wines in the span of […]

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10% OFF FRENCH LAUNDRY’S FAVORITE

“Site” is the venture of  Jeremy Weintraub (longtime Seavey winemaker). He sources from the best “Sites” in California.  This latest Red Rhone Blend  is just a good example. The 2016 Site Red blend is sourced from the Larner Vineyard. The Larner Vineyard would be considered a “Grand Cru” designation if it was located in France. […]

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Great New Coho (2016) Cabernet Release

I am excited to introduce the new Coho Cabernet Sauvignon from the very (small) 2016 vintage. The wine is sourced from two boutique, family-owned vineyards located in the Napa Valley (Sugarloaf East, Perata & Michael Black). Winemaker Phil Titus (longtime “star” at Chappellet winery) produced an amazing, crowd-pleasing wine!  As always, the Coho production is […]

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