Posts tagged: Proprietary Red

Wine is NOT Rocket Science… or is it?

John Caldwell grew up in Napa into a family that ran a shoe business. John eventually turned one business into many more.  Living in Napa and making money, he purchased 54 acres of land and had plans to develop some homes.  Unfortunately, that backfired and now he was “stuck” with 54 acres of dirt.  He […]

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! […]

Meet Ann Colgin

Meet the woman behind the Napa Valley wine company that currently has a waitlist for its coveted vintages By Emily Rella, AOL.com In the modern world, careers tend to be defined by a 9-5 job that pertains to what you studied in school, what your skillset calls for and what you see as being a […]

Mike Smith and Jim Barbour’s “Bench Pressing” Cabernets!

Bench Vineyards is a family venture between husband and wife, Sam Sharp and Allison Steltzner. The Estate consists of 30 acres and sits next door to Odette and some other great Stag’s Leap vineyards. The name “Bench Vineyards” comes from its unique topography – a true “benchland” vineyard located on the eastern side of the […]

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 […]

Stellar “Kitchen Sink” Red Blend Under $40 WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Helen Keplinger has been crafting amazing wines for over a decade now (Bryant Family, Carte Blanche, Grace Family, Arrow & Branch, Kenzo, Paradigm, Fiddlehead Cellars etc.) She has worked with the Napa Elite (Heidi Barrett & David Abreu) and gained other valuable experience in France and Australia.  She can stand her own in this demanding wine world […]

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A 95 Point Modern Marvel

Matthias Pippig is not your everyday mainstream winemaker. He’s an “artist” in the true sense of the worth.  A creator, a dreamer, a visionary, a poet, a chef, a scientist.  Mix this all together and you have Sanguis.  Matthias moved here from Germany some 30 years ago with plans to make it big in the […]

Screaming Eagle Value Cabernet

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 […]

The Rocket’s Red Glare over Napa Valley

John Caldwell grew up in Napa into a family that ran a shoe business. John eventually turned the one business into many more.  Living in Napa and making money, he purchased 54 acres of land and had plans to develop some homes.  Unfortunately that backfired and now he was “stuck” with 54 acres of dirt. […]

Screaming Eagle owned… Under $60 Stunning Red

This venture is no longer the hidden gem, but in some ways it still is – nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley this grandiose estate, owned by Stan Kroenke (Screaming Eagle, LA RAMS, Arsenal FC. Etc.) has undergone a  spectacular metamorphism since he acquired it.  It surely shows in the final product of this venture! […]

Wednesday February 13th, 2019 in , , , , , , | No Comments »