Posts tagged: white blend

Exciting White Summer Blend

This is the very first White Blend for Y. Rousseau. After making and tasting Colombard and Chardonnay for more than 10 years, Yannick came up with this unique and delicious Blend. Colombard is a variety originally from the South-West of France where it has been grown for two hundreds years. Yannick made his first Colombard […]

Tuesday June 30th, 2020 in , , , , | Comments Off on Exciting White Summer Blend

15% OFF 97 Point White Napa Gem under $40!

This is only the fifth  vintage of Annia made by the 100 Point winemaker Dan Petroski (the genius behind Larkmead’s success). There is a story that George Vare liked to tell us about Ribolla, according to the late, great Stanko Radikon, Ribolla is the consummate supporting actor when blended into a wine under the 50% […]

Wednesday May 20th, 2020 in , , , , | Comments Off on 15% OFF 97 Point White Napa Gem under $40!

What makes a Crisp Wine?

You’ve probably heard the word “crisp” uttered by the puckered lips of one of your wino friends, but what actually is a crisp wine and what makes it crisp in the first place? Let us demystify this often-used, confusing term. The word “crisp” is exclusively used to describe white wines and is a reference to […]

Wednesday April 26th, 2017 in , , , , , | Comments Off on What makes a Crisp Wine?

Robert Foley’s Inaugural White Blend

Robert Foley has been around the block a few times, so to speak. With wines like Hourglass, Robert Foley, Paloma, Pride, Switchback Ridge, etc., one can only expect the best of the best from this winemaker and winery.  Known for making big, bold red wines, I was happily surprised when he introduced his FIRST WHITE […]

Saturday September 3rd, 2016 in , , , | Comments Off on Robert Foley’s Inaugural White Blend

French Laundry’s favorite UNDER $50 White by Luc Morlet

  Luc Morlet has been on a roll as of late, and this latest venture “Cabaud” is just one of the many accolades this great winemaker can add to his portfolio.  Luc who was born in France, but is best known for his success at Peter Michael Newton, Staglin, Carte Blanche, Linked, his own Morlet […]

Friday March 18th, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on French Laundry’s favorite UNDER $50 White by Luc Morlet

Best White of the Month!

A British couple settled in the hills of Mendocino where they found  land with schist-like Cote–Rotie soils on a windblown cool mountaintop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which would become their “estate” vineyard.   With the assistance of Justin Smith (Saxum), Crole Meredith  & Steve Lagier (Lagier-Meredith), Mike Officer (Carlisle) and Wells Guthrie (Copain) they set […]

Thursday February 25th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Best White of the Month!

300 case Napa White Gem

Steve Matthiasson is probably one of the most sought after vineyard managers in the Napa Valley. His current clients include Araujo Estate, Spottswoode, Chappellet, Hall, David Arthur, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, and many others. Steve dreamt of farming his entire life. He became an obsessed gardener and cook while studying philosophy in college. In the […]

Wednesday June 24th, 2015 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 300 case Napa White Gem

“A.B.C.” Anything But Chardonnay

Nicole Abiouness took the long way to get  into the wine industry.  Growing up in Virginia, she packed up her belongings and moved to Napa where she was accepted at the CIA (Culinary Institute of America).  She signed up very every single wine course they had and eventually landed a job at Swanson before moving […]

Wednesday July 30th, 2014 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on “A.B.C.” Anything But Chardonnay