Posts tagged: 2017

96 Point Karate Kid creator’s Cabernet is WOW SPECTACULAR

Screenplay writer turned Vineyard and Winery owner Robert Kamen has done it again. His ace winemaker Mark Herold has been making consistent 95+ Point rated wine from their Sonoma property. For 15 straight vintages the wine has received 93-99 Points, this is the most solid A rating ever. Talking about “A” ratings, check out Robert’s […]

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An Under $100 Napa Sensation by Bevan’s Right Hand

Kimberly Hatcher is the longtime assistant to Russell Bevan and has kept her eyes and ears wide open. She is on a roll as of late! Robert Parker and Jeb Dunnuck have noticed her and the press is out! That said, Kimberly’s wines are very small productions, and with high scores… they will sell out […]

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Last Call for Phoenix Rising

Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Bordeaux-like Hudson Phoenix Red were produced! If this vineyard would be in Bordeaux, it would have the First-Growth designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley. Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Kistler, etc.) […]

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Sexy, Classic 96 Point Rated Chardonnay

A childhood dream, let’s hook up when we are all grown up and start a winery together. That is the story of two brothers (John & Steve Dragonette) and their good buddy Brandon Sparks-Gillis. They teamed up to pursue their live-long dream to make wine. While working at wineries like Sine Qua Non, Torbreck, Fiddlehead […]

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15% Off 95 Point Multidimensional Syrah

Matthias Pippig is not your everyday mainstream winemaker. He’s an “artist” in the true sense of the word. A creator, a dreamer, a visionary, a poet, a chef, a scientist. Mix this all together and you have Sanguis. Matthias moved here from Germany some 30 years ago with plans to make it big in the […]

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20% OFF 95 Point 4 Barrel “Sleeper” Cabernet

Chuy Ordaz has hand tended the Montecillo Vineyard for over 40 years. These old Cabernet Sauvignon vines seem to nod in respect towards Chuy when he walks by them or when he stops to tuck a shoot or remove a leaf. Chuy remarked about the 2017 vintage, “2017 is classic Montecillo – very good year, […]

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15% Off The New Wine Disciple… FROM NAPA

In August of 2012, Dave Phinney and his friends stood in the middle of a block of hundred-year-old Zinfandel. The vineyard was planted by George Beldon Crane in the late nineteenth century and is one of the icons of the Napa Valley. Hours earlier they had signed the paperwork to buy the vineyard and it […]

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Another (almost) Perfect Spottswoode Cabernet Release

In 1972 Jack and Mary Novak purchased the original “Spottswoode” property  In 1977, when Mary Weber Novak’s husband passed away unexpectedly, leaving her with five young children and a newly replanted vineyard, she became one of the first women to run a major Napa Valley wine growing estate. In the years since, through her hard […]

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96 Points, TRB’s smallest Cabernet Project & It is stunning

The story of Hobel Wine Works began in 1998, when Cameron Hobel first met friend and winemaker Thomas Brown in Napa. Cameron was working as the Director of Business Development of a wine auction site and Thomas was working as Assistant Winemaker at Turley Wine Cellars. Their mutual love of great wine led to many […]

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15% OFF a Hidden Napa Gem that will not break the bank!

This ONE acre vineyard is located next to venerable and highly regarded Grace Family Vineyard in St. Helena. They have been producing some amazing wine over the past decade. All courtesy of an 100-Point winemaker who turned this little piece of dirt in a pile of gold flakes! The winery is owned by four friends […]

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