Posts tagged: Alexander Valley

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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Melka does not “skip” a beat

  Preface Prorprietary Red from Skipstone is made by ace-winemaker Philippe Melka. The grapes are sourced from hillside vineyards on the Mayacamas range located in the southeast portion of the Alexander Valley. Farmed sustainably and certified organic, grapes were all hand farmed and hand-harvested at night to preserve freshness and integrity of the grapes. Skipstone […]

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Full Throttle 96 Point Rated Cabernet!

  Winemaker Jesse Katz 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. […]

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INAUGURAL Philippe Melka release does not skip a beat

Preface is a new wine made by Philippe Melka. The grapes are sourced from hillside vineyards on the Mayacamas range located in the southeast portion of the Alexander Valley.  Farmed sustainably and certified organic, grapes were all hand farmed and hand-harvested at night to preserve freshness and integrity of the grapes. Preface 2016 Proprietary Red, […]

Thursday February 7th, 2019 in , , , , | Comments Off on INAUGURAL Philippe Melka release does not skip a beat

A 96 Pointer for less than 28.00!

When you have a winemaker on your team that regularly receives 94 – 98 Points one can only expect great results.  I found this diamond in the rough; a 96 Point wine for under $28.00!  Sourced from one vineyard in the Alexander from 4 different elevations (200 – 1800 feet). Back in the day, a […]

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A Value Priced Wine With an Expensive Taste

Situated on 335 acres of rolling oak and madrone woodland in the South-Western portion of the Alexander Valley, Medlock Ames produces organically farmed wines with an eye towards perfection and sustainability. The gravity and solar powered winery was specially designed for the gentlest possible handling of the juice and minimal environmental impact. This good karma […]

Sunday April 10th, 2011 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Value Priced Wine With an Expensive Taste

David Ramey’s next amazing Cabernet

Joseph Family 2007 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley Retail $40.00 – GGWC $36.00 Joseph Family Vineyards is a small family owned and operated producer of classic Cabernet Sauvignon. Located in the south-east corner of the Alexander Valley, the vines climb a steep gravel slope above the Russian River valley. The 2007 was made in a […]

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