Posts tagged: Dave Phinney

A Winemaker and a Billionaire Turn a Bay Area Island Into a Booze Destination

A Winemaker and a Billionaire Turn a Bay Area Island Into a Booze Destination The former Mare Island Naval Shipyard is now home to a buzzy distillery Contributed by Elin McCoy in Bloomberg Drinks   Dave Phinney Credit: Margaret Pattillo/Savage & Cooke Napa Valley wiz winemaker Dave Phinney thinks big. Very big. Premium red-blend trendsetter? Check. […]

Saturday April 18th, 2020 in , | Comments Off on A Winemaker and a Billionaire Turn a Bay Area Island Into a Booze Destination

THE NEW WINE DISCIPLE…. FROM NAPA

In August of 2012, Dave Phinney and his friends stood in the middle of a block of hundred-year-old Zinfandel. The vineyard was planted by George Beldon Crane in the late nineteenth century and is one of the icons of the Napa Valley. Hours earlier they had signed the paperwork to buy the vineyard and it […]

Wednesday August 28th, 2019 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on THE NEW WINE DISCIPLE…. FROM NAPA

Seductive 95 Point Napa Cab Blend

The 2016 GB Crane  “El Coco” crafted by Dave Phinney  is a blend of  Cabernet, Merlot, with a spash of Petit Sirah and Old Vine Zinfandel.  Aromatics, abound and complete, the “El Coco” is replete with a wide spectrum from boysenberry jam and black plum to candied raspberries and nutmeg. The palate is ripe with […]

Thursday August 2nd, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Seductive 95 Point Napa Cab Blend

98 Point Dave Phinney STUNNER= FREE SHIPPING!

The Crane Assembly is centered around a unique eight-acre vineyard located in the gravel rich soils of southern St. Helena. It is believed that George Beldon Crane, or simply G.B. Crane, first established grapes on this site in the year 1885, making it one of the oldest vineyards in the Napa Valley. Although records are […]

Saturday July 21st, 2018 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 98 Point Dave Phinney STUNNER= FREE SHIPPING!

NAPA FIRE UPDATE — CAVUS WINERY BURNED DOWN! They need your help!

My friends Darryl and Laurel Browman at Cavus were very unfortunate and lost their home and winery in the Napa fire. These nice folks have worked so hard to create this venture. You can help them rebuild by supporting their winery and acquiring some very fine wine for yourself as well. Cavus (Cave), The Cave […]

Thursday January 18th, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on NAPA FIRE UPDATE — CAVUS WINERY BURNED DOWN! They need your help!

Last Call for Dave Phinney’s Aftermath!

  Jim Kaplan’s winery Aftermath (AFTER MATH) is a story of Math Professor turned Winery Owner, the story of what he is doing “After Math”Jim Kaplan has a phD in Applied Mathematics and was a professor at Northwestern and Boston Univeristies.  A consulting gig morphed into an investment advisory business, JL Kaplan Associates which grew to manage […]

Sunday November 5th, 2017 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Last Call for Dave Phinney’s Aftermath!

Dave Phinney’s Stunning new Cabernet

Jim Kaplan’s winery Aftermath (AFTER MATH) is a story of Math Professor turned Winery Owner, the story of what he is doing “After Math” Jim Kaplan has a phD in Applied Mathematics and was a professor at Northwestern and Boston Univeristies.  A consulting gig morphed into an investment advisory business, JL Kaplan Associates which grew […]

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Killer Dave Phinney Cabernet Gem

Jim Kaplan’s winery Aftermath (AFTER MATH) is a story of Math Professor turned Winery Owner, the story of what he is doing “After Math” Jim Kaplan has a phD in Applied Mathematics and was a professor at Northwestern and Boston Univeristies.  A consulting gig morphed into an investment advisory business, JL Kaplan Associates which grew […]

Wednesday March 9th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Killer Dave Phinney Cabernet Gem

Dave Phinney is on a roll. D66 and Palermo

David Phinney is on a roll ever since the sale of Prisoner. He is focusing on small production lots like – Mercury Head, Papillon, Palermo, Saldo, etc. His D66 just arrived – it sounds more like a war plane, but it is not.  He purchased 235 acres in France some years ago, planted to Syrah, […]

Monday May 30th, 2011 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Dave Phinney is on a roll. D66 and Palermo