Posts tagged: 2018

GOING, GOING, ALMOST GONE… THIS UNDER $65 Thomas Rivers Brown Napa GEMSTONE is almost sold out!

  The 16-acre Gemstone Estate vineyard is truly a study in terroir. Situated on a gradual, west-facing slope in the Yountville appellation of the Napa Valley, this complex and diverse site has gravelly alluvial soil layered over loamy sandstone bedrock, avoiding the vigor of deep, rich soil. The vineyard is divided into 20 micro-blocks; including […]

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VOTE 4 the WINE PARTY 2020! Vote Frank Melis 4 President … of the Wine Party!

  Dear Friends, You know I would NEVER tell you how or who—but, I will throw in my advocacy to try (and by try, I mean VOTE 4 the Wine Party!). In my book a bottle of wine has no political, religious or gender based affiliations – You love it no matter what! Do get […]

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Solid, Dollar-Cost-Average GREAT Value Napa Cabernet

  Turnbull has been rooted in the culture and history of the Napa Valley for more than 35 years. Operating out of a small building from the original estate winery in Oakville, they stand for exceptional quality and a true Napa Valley wine experience, as it should be.  This Cabernet is true Dollar-Cost-Value priced! Turnbull 2018 […]

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Sublime 96-100 Point Dumol “Designated Vineyards” Offerings, THEIR BEST RELEASE EVER!

Time flies, as this is the 23nd  release of DUMOL!  I remember meeting Kerry Murphy way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story.  The “Designated” releases are always something special, and this year is no different.  Andy Smith rolled up his […]

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BAR NONE – The Best Jeff Pisoni Syrah To Date (96 Points ~ sadly only 5 barrels produced)

  Garys’ Vineyard is named for grape-growing partners Gary Pisoni and Gary Franscioni, both of whom come from multi-generational farming families in the Salinas Valley. The Garys, like their parents before them, grew up together. Located in the heart of the Santa Lucia Highlands on sandy loam soil, the esteemed fifty-acre vineyard is planted mostly […]

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96+ POINT RATED UNDER $60 STUNNING BORDEAUX BLEND “BEAUTY”

Never mind the six million album covers around the world that feature Andy Katz’s photographs, or his dozen books of gorgeous photos that grace countless coffee tables around the country, or the many awards on his mantel earned from five decades of work around the world.  It was all an excuse.  An excuse to drink […]

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4 Barrel, UNDER $60 Napa Cab Gem ~ from a 100 Point Vineyard Crew

As the 6th generation farmer of his family’s Napa Valley ranch, Matt Hardin has a natural appreciation of the exceptional place that is the Napa Valley. Matt manages his full-time work as vineyard manager and partner in Barbour Vineyards with his commitment to managing the family ranch. In his time with Barbour Vineyards, Matt has […]

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2018 KEPLINGER NEW RELEASES 10% OFF PLUS FREE SHIPPING & VIRTUAL WINE TASTING

  The MUCH anticipated 2018 (Helen) Keplinger releases are finally in stock!  I received the new Sumo, Lithic & Caldera designated bottlings from Helen.  As always the production of her wines are miniscule, so I don’t receive huge allocations.  Let me know if you are interested, as these wines sell out quickly. A little Helen […]

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LAST CALL 4 DuMol’s 2018 VINTAGE AT A DISCOUNT & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

The 2018 vintage is gorgeous! Andy Smith knows how to convert every drop of juice that goes in a bottle like a 5000 piece puzzle – every piece has its place.  After 20 years Andy has this down to exact science. I fondly recall my first meeting with him while Paul Hobbs was making the […]

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The Best Value/Dollar Cost Average Pinot Producer in California with another 95 Point score!

  I have said it before, and I will say it again, Walter Hansel has been synonymous with great quality at a great price! The venture started in 1978 with 3 barrels of Pinot Noir, and decades later… they are still putting out great quality wines at a very affordable price! 2018 Walter Hansel Pinot Noir […]

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