Posts tagged: Biale

CAUTION: Content is now 100% “legal” but habit forming!

The Prohibition Story about Black Chicken: Going back to the early 1900’s … Hey Aldo, when you come by on Friday, bring me a couple pounds of walnuts, some fruit and vegetables, two dozen eggs and a “Black Chicken”. And thus went one of the hundreds of inquiries during prohibition when selling wine was not […]

Thursday June 3rd, 2021 in , , , , , | Comments Off on CAUTION: Content is now 100% “legal” but habit forming!

New Wave Petite Sirah is not a “little” wine

The new wave of Petite Sirah winemaking going on these days is drawing attention and changing the way this grape is regarded.  Surging forward is the recognition by winemakers, insiders, wine judges and critics that Petite Sirah is a time-tested noble grape that is truly deserving the status as a classic California varietal.  Robert Biale […]

Wednesday May 30th, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on New Wave Petite Sirah is not a “little” wine


  Dino Amantite and his mother Norma Pagani Amantite are the devoted caretakers of this iconic and hallowed ground in Sonoma at Dunbar Road and Highway 12 that has been in their family for over a century. The Pagani Ranch (Sooma) was planted originally in the 1880’s then added to in the 1920’s by Felice […]

Saturday September 23rd, 2017 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on OLDIE, BUT GOODIE ZIN


You cannot show up with one rose, you need a dozen, especially on Valentine’s Day.  Ditto with wine, 1 bottle will not make her happy.  We selected a DOZEN VAROZZAS Zinfandel by the Biale Winery for you to share with your loved one(s) and friends.Varozza – Hard-working farming families that plowed and grinded out a life season […]

Saturday February 13th, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on A DOZEN VAROZZAS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY