Posts tagged: 2018

95 Point, Value & Finessed Pinot

Gary and Rosella Franscioni started ROAR Wines with the knowledge that Pinot Noir had a shining future in the Santa Lucia Highlands, and a dream that their farming know-how would translate amazing grapes into amazing wines. Rosella’s Vineyard was planted on their home ranch in 1996, followed by Garys’ Vineyard in 1997 in partnership with […]

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Frank’s NEW Cabernet from the famed Beckstoffer Vineyard 20% OFF TODAY ONLY!

I am very proud to release our third Melis Family G3 Cabernet bottling. The grapes were sourced from the famed Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard in Rutherford, Napa Valley. The 2018 vintage might be the one we have produced to date. Our Melis Family 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Vineyard Georges III offers intense aromatic notes of […]

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Message in a bottle… Spells… VALUE

Bibiana González Rave is the founder and winemaker of Cattleya Wines. She is also the wife of star winemaker Jeff Pisoni.  Born and raised in Colombia and trained as a winemaker in France, she moved to California in 2007 to settle into making extraordinary wines. In her words: “Since my early teenage years, my dream […]

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Compelling 95 Point Mountain Cabernet

Situated mid-slope on Diamond Mountain, this 2.3 acre vineyard is a real gem-in-the-rough.  At more than ⅓ the price of its esteemed neighbor “Diamond Creek”, this wine will blow your mind and not your wallet.  Dawnine & Bill Dyer have each 3 decades of wine experience under their belt working at various Napa wineries.  They […]

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95 Point, Tiny Production Pinot Gem

This is the fourth release from this hot little winery that will dazzle you both in taste as well as cost!  The Hundred Suns winery is still very much under the “horizon” but not for long.  Grant Coulter, a California native traveled the world after receiving his enology degree.  He worked harvest with the best […]

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A 97 Point PREMIER RELEASE for Golden Gate Wine Cellars!

Family owned and operated, Delmas is the realization of the Robertson’s dream, 35+ years strong, to honor a distinctive place; a distinctive taste. Born of unique geology found within The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater, as well as the climatic eccentricities of the Walla Walla Valley, Delmas is dedicated to producing exceptional wines of enduring value. […]

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Zinfandel of the Year & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

Scarlett is a family operation owned by the McGah family, who are most notably known for co-founding the Oakland Raiders. Representing over four generations of wine growers, the family’s personal touch can be felt from the soil to the glass. The winery previously operated under the name McGah Family and rebranded in 2015 in honor […]

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FOXTROT, not just a dance – An exceptional wine (sorry… no free dance lessons)

The Foxtrot winery was created by Torsten and Kicki Allander who believe that the key to producing world class wine is total control over the grape growing and winemaking process from start to finish. To this day, both remain an integral part of the family business, with Kicki spending her days in the estate vineyard […]

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GOING VERY FAST … BAR NONE – The Best Jeff Pisoni Syrah To Date (96 Points)

A shimmering darkness at its near black core, the 2018 Lucia Garys’ Vineyard Syrah exudes richness. Classically Syrah in every aspect, this wine strikes a powerful balance in both purity of fruit, and dried, savory notes. With each swirl in the glass, blueberry and blackberry tart rush forward, opening the door for complex notes of […]

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A 96 Point Cali Pinot Gem & Sea Smoke neighbor

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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