Posts tagged: Spotlights

96-100 Point Rated Carter Cellar SPECIAL OFFER

Carter Cellars grew out of a small bed & breakfast, turned high-end hotel/restaurant with an award winning wine list. Mark Carter started hosting winemaker dinners and in 1998 he created “Carter Cellars” and the rest as they say is history.  The first vintages were made by the FIRST 100 point winemaker in Napa, Nils Venge.  Today […]

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Premier Cru quality at Bistro price!

I am excited to introduce the Knez Winery: An awesome new Pinot Noir producer. A new winery, but not that new… Peter Knez is a longtime friend and client of Golden Gate Wine Cellars.  Peter purchased two very much sought after vineyards Cerise (Chronicle/Littorai, Anthill Farms,  William Selyem, etc.) and Demuth (DK, Anthill Farms, etc.) […]

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The world is not ending… but it may stop for a moment!

I am very excited to offer the latest hot item from the Napa Valley.  Jonathan Maltus, garagiste winery owner of the amazing Chateau Teyssier in Bordeaux has created a big buzz in Napa with the latest release of three stunning wines.  With  the assistance of the enologist from Cheval Blanc and Jonathan’s passion and attention […]

Premiere Napa Valley 2011

I attended the 15th Premiere Napa Valley wine auction on February 25, and purchased some great auction lots! All of them are available for purchase on our website – www.goldengatewinecellars.com The days leading up to the big event I tasted through and array of great wines that were offered at the auction. I was not […]

Blast Into The New Year With Some Sparkle!

Out with the OLD and IN with the new, you know what to do – check out our holiday gift offers. It is still not too late to order, but it is getting close.  A good New Year’s eve suggestion would be our Bubbles-In-A-Box – Three bottle gift pack (Retail 145.00 – GGWC 111.99)  A […]

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Elizabeth Spencer ’07 Cabernet – An Amazing Wine

Each with a long and notable history in the world of fine wines, the husband and wife team of Spencer Graham and Elizabeth Pressler formed Elizabeth Spencer Wines in 1998 with the goal of creating wines of intensity without excess weight, in a model of purity, persistence and length. Together with winemaker Matthew Rorick, they […]

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The “Prisoner” escapes again!

It has become a major problem in the Napa Valley, but Orin Swift cannot be kept under lock and key. He recently escaped from the vineyard’s detention cellar. I have been told that he will be captured just in time for his formal sentencing (a.k.a. new release) on November 2 – Call it an Election […]

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Showket Vineyards – Winery of the week.

I met up with the Showket folks this week and was happily impressed with their 2007 portfolio. This neighbor of Dalla Valle (at one point they shared the same winemaker – Heidi Barrett) has been producing some amazing wines for the past 15 years. Today with Russell Bevan at the helm it seems that they […]

Shane Wine Cellars

Entering the wine industry less than 9 years ago as a harvest intern, Shane Finley has literally started at the bottom and worked his way to the top. After spending several seasons as an intern in California, Australia, and the Northern Rhône, Shane became Cellar Master at Copain Custom Crush. While there he had the […]

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Pre-Sale: O’Dwyer 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon from the O’Dwyer estate is a worthy follow-up to their inaugural release. This wine seems to have a little more intensity and fruit compared to the 2006 vintage, which went over well I have to say. The wine kicks off with an amazing aroma of black stone fruit and a touch […]

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