Posts tagged: Santa Ynez

An “Explosive” Sauvignon Blanc

Lieu-dit is a French term for a small geographical area bearing a traditional name. The name usually refers to some characteristic of the place, its former use, a past event, etc. In winemaking circles, a lieu-dit has come to mean the smallest piece of land which has a traditional vineyard name assigned to it and […]

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 »

100 Pointer by Screaming Eagle owned next Cult Winery!

Stan Kroenke owner of Screaming Eagle is putting the next CULT winery on the map just a few hours south of the bay area! Stan is the mastermind behind many other great ventures. Stan Kroenke is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the largest shareholder of English Premier League football club Arsenal […]

CAB FRANC VALUE IN A BOTTLE!

Lieu-dit is a French term for a small geographical area bearing a traditional name. The name usually refers to some characteristic of the place, its former use, a past event, etc. In winemaking circles, a lieu-dit has come to mean the smallest piece of land which has a traditional vineyard name assigned to it and in typical […]

Thursday September 20th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Another Syrah Gem by Sanguis

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 […]

Friday February 10th, 2017 in , , , , , | No Comments »

5 Barrel MUST HAVE “Rock & Roll” Red FREE SHIPPING

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 […]

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Wine of the Month

Stolpman Vineyards is one of the larger vineyard holdings in Santa Barbara at 220 acres, but they sell a lot more than they make into their own wines.  That said, the Angeli bottling is the very best of the best of their estate, or the crème de la crème as the French would say.  The […]

La Sirena 2004 Syrah, Santa Ynez

The Santa Ynez Syrah is deep ruby-purple in color with beautiful aromatics of black currant and jammy fruit, rose petal and spice. It is rich and ripe in the mouth, yet vibrant and lively at the same time chalked full of spicy, mouth bursting layers of flavor. I love the textural element on the palate. […]

Wednesday February 24th, 2010 in , , , , , | No Comments »