Posts tagged: Napa Valley

ARE YOU KIDDING? An UNDER $55 Thomas Rivers Brown 95 Point Napa Cab

The farmer works to produce the best crop possible, knowing once it leaves their hands, they no longer have control. The winemaker, regardless of skill and ability, can only work with what comes through the winery doors. Matt Hardin, a 6th generation Napa resident and farmer, is a partner in Barbour Vineyards, one of the […]

LAST CALL for the AMAZING Scarlett Cabernets

Scarlett Wines 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 Cellars and rebranded in 2015 in […]

A 95 Point Merlot FOR Cabernet Lovers

I know what you are thinking, another wimpy wine, soft and silky – WRONG!!  The 2016 Switchback Ridge (made by Robert Foley), is a big, bold red blend of Merlot and Cabernet. Switchback Ridge wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The rich, rocky soils of this beautiful vineyard property consistently […]

Thursday November 7th, 2019 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

A Great Napa Cab Catch & FREE SHIPPING

Again, a superb, well-made Coho Headwaters. This vintage is a blend of 54%  Cabernet Sauvignon with 35% Merlot from the astounding Michael Black Vineyard add 11% Petit Verdot from the Coombsville area in southern Napa Valley and we have the ingredients for what I believe is one of the best Coho Headwater blends ever produced! […]

Post Parade … the latest HOT Cabernet from Thomas Rivers Brown

Three great friends – One goal: to create something worth appreciating, like the time they’ve spent together. They searched for an area rich in heritage, resources, and committed winemakers which took them 2,297 miles west from their homes in Kentucky to Napa Valley. They traveled to California time and again. Wine was shared, stories were […]

Napa BARGAIN Cabernet of the Year!

Husband and wife (Sean Garvery and Lindsay Buehler) grew up in Napa Valley and with this Field Guide are paying tribute to what their parents contributed in the early days to the Napa Valley.  This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced from the Kairos Vineyard (south of Stag’s Leap) offers up bright red and black fruit […]

You must be kidding me… DuMOL Cabernet?

  DuMOL has been synonymous  with great Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah.  As you might (not) know, Andy Smith (winemaker and partner) made the wines at Larkmead in the Napa Valley for years.  That said, after 20+ vintages, DuMOL decided to add some Cabernet to its portfolio. The 2016 Cabernet is a blend of some […]

Tuesday October 29th, 2019 in , , , , | No Comments »

An UNDER $70 Napa Cab that will WAW (WHAT A WINE) YOU!

Benoit Touquette might no longer be the #1 undiscovered talent in Napa. Garnering great reviews with Realm, Hartwell and his ownb Fait-Main label. He was Andy Erickson’s right hand man, at Screaming Eagle producing many 98-100 point wines! Benoit is also the protégé of the world’s top consulting winemaker Michel Rolland.  All three were at […]

The Wine “Catch” of the Day ~ FREE SHIPPING INCLUDED

Winemaker Phil Titus (Chappellet etal) is the new winemaker at the helm, and it seems like Coho is getting an extra shot in the arm with this new addition. Coho will continue to source from the same vineyards, but with adding Phil Titus, they might have gone from Coach to First Class! Coho 2016 Pinot […]

4 Barrel, UNDER $60 Napa Cab Gem ~ from 100 Point Vineyard Crew

As the 6th generation farmer of his family’s Napa Valley ranch, Matt Hardin has a natural appreciation of the exceptional place that is the Napa Valley. Matt manages his full-time work as vineyard manager and partner in Barbour Vineyards with his commitment to managing the family ranch. In his time with Barbour Vineyards, Matt has […]

Saturday October 19th, 2019 in , , , , | No Comments »