Posts tagged: Bordeaux Blend

Phoenix Rising over Napa – 96 Points, Under $65!

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 (Aubert, Kongsgaard, Kistler, […]

Tuesday November 17th, 2020 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Phoenix Rising over Napa – 96 Points, Under $65!

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 […]

Thursday October 15th, 2020 in , , , , | Comments Off on 96+ POINT RATED UNDER $60 STUNNING BORDEAUX BLEND “BEAUTY”

COHO’S NEW Pinot & Headwaters Cabernet Blend just arrived

  Founded in 2002, Coho is the aspiration of vintner Gary Lipp to produce flavorful, balanced wines. Grown in select cool-climate vineyards, Coho wines emphasize fruit purity and vitality. Gary has worked  for California wineries for almost thirty-five years: involved in all aspects of the craft, acquiring the skills to bottle his passion. The choice […]

Monday September 28th, 2020 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on COHO’S NEW Pinot & Headwaters Cabernet Blend just arrived

Andy Erickson’s Vivacious, Impeccable UNDER $70 Cabernet Blend

Arietta is the name for wines born of a passion for music. The name Arietta, meaning short aria or art song, expresses our belief that all great wines must sing. Both wine & song should “take flight,” in the course of which the qualities of balance, vibrancy, depth, overtones, and complexity resonate and give us […]

Friday August 28th, 2020 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Andy Erickson’s Vivacious, Impeccable UNDER $70 Cabernet Blend

A Massive, Intense, Seductive Napa Cab at its best!

Trespass is a small 5 acre all estate property in northwestern St. Helena at the base of Spring Mountain. The wines are hand-crafted by Kirk Venge who has been making wine since he was a little child under the tutelage of his dad Nils Vegne (the first 100 point winemaker in the US with his […]

Thursday January 10th, 2019 in , , , , , | Comments Off on A Massive, Intense, Seductive Napa Cab at its best!

The wait is over, Frank’s “OWN” wine finally arrived!

Dear Friends,The much anticipated release of our “own” Melis Family Bordeaux Blend is upon us!Those who purchased our “previous” family label know that we had to change our name due to some red-tape issues. Nothing else has changed though, it is still the same good quality wine!The 2015 as you might recall was the last vintage of […]

Monday July 2nd, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on The wait is over, Frank’s “OWN” wine finally arrived!