Posts tagged: Paul Lato

Frank’s NEW Rose has arrived and its Yummy!

When I first got into the wine industry a few decades ago, rosé was anything but cool. White Zinfandel from California made the public think that all rosé was sweet, and unfortunately, imports such as Royal Lancers from Portugal and wines such as Sutter Home White Zin confirmed this notion. Today, however, rosé is the […]

Tuesday March 24th, 2020 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Paul Lato’s HOT NEW 2018 RELEASES

Great NEWS, the AMAZING 2018 wines from my friend and winemaker Paul Lato are on their way!  The 2018 vintage is probably one of the best, if not “THE” best ever! Astonishing quality, but as always very small quantities.  I am very excited about the ADDITIONS of some new Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs to Paul’s […]

Monday March 16th, 2020 in , , | No Comments »

98 Point, Paul Lato’s “Rhone” Selections JUST ARRIVED – THEY ARE STUNNING & LIMITED!

The much-anticipated releases of Paul Lato’s fall “Rhone” releases (Syrah & Grenache) have arrived. As always, this is the smallest part of Paul’s Portfolio and sell out even faster than his “Burgundy” offering (a.k.a. Chardonnay & Pinot Noir) Paul Lato 2017 “Il Padrino” Syrah, Bien Nacido, Santa Maria Valley GGWC 94.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 […]

The Evolution of Rhone Varietals in California

Many new winemakers in California are choosing to work with the Rhone varieties instead of the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grapes commonly associated with Napa wines. Cost and the suitability of California’s climate are a couple of the reasons but the reliable track record is the driving force. Rhone grapes […]

Sixth Anniversary Wine Tasting!

Don’t forget so RSVP up for our Sixth Anniversary Wine Tasting August 20! “We Bring Wine Country to the City!” Celebrate our Sixth Anniversary and meet the winemakers, winery owners of many boutique wineries and taste their new releases.  We will be pouring up to 30 new wines! Thus far, we have confirmed the following […]

Don’t Forget Mother!

Happy Mother’s Day! You cannot forget Mom this week!  We put together a few suggestions for you that won’t break the bank. We can mix and match, however you like.  Just remember orders need to be in by Wednesday 1 P.M. PST for orders to arrive by Friday! Sans Liege 2009 Cotes du Coast (Proprietary […]

Washington DC Wine Tasting

Golden Gate Wine Cellars will be hosting a tasting at a private residence near DuPont Circle on May 31st. Unfortunately, the capacity will be limited to 50 people. RSVP IS REQUIRED. I am bringing the winemakers/owners of Coho, Malk, Knez (Hot new winery – winemaker from Anthill Farms), Charnu(Great new Cabernet producer from Napa), Redmon, Inherit the […]

Spring Wine Tasting – March 12

Our Spring Tasting is just like Spring around the corner. We will feature 10 wineries and 30 new releases including  the wines from Paul Lato, Phifer Pavitt, Demuth Kemos, Atrea, Saracina, Paloma, Gain Bay, Baton, Solitude, Seabiscuit, Fisticuffs and many others!. Come and meet the winemakers and owners of these great wineries. We are looking […]

Hilliard Bruce 2008 Pinot Noir “Moon” Santa Rita Hills

For those already familiar with Paul Lato, I do not need to tell you that this man knows how to make wine – and can he!  Paul is the winemaker at this new venture in the Santa Rita Hills.  Only 160 cases of the Premier release were produced.  Paul selected the clones for this soon-to-be […]