Posts tagged: Zinfandel

CAUTION: Content is now 100% “legal” but habit forming!

The Prohibition Story about Black Chicken: Going back to the early 1900’s … Hey Aldo, when you come by on Friday, bring me a couple pounds of walnuts, some fruit and vegetables, two dozen eggs and a “Black Chicken”. And thus went one of the hundreds of inquiries during prohibition when selling wine was not […]

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ZINFANDEL OF THE YEAR!

  Carlisle has always been one of those coveted wineries, so I always get excited when Mike Officer (owner/winemaker) allocates me some of his much sought after wine! Everyone is on the Cabernet, Syrah, Pinot, anti Merlot, etc trail so that we have forgotten how good Zinfandel can be. In a recent blind tasting (one […]

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Tofanelli Winery, burned in 2020 fire NEEDS (Y)OUR SUPPORT

Dear Friends, You might know that many wineries and vineyards were lost in the 2020 fire, but one winery is very dear to my heart. It has been family owned for almost 100 years, and the vineyard is still tended to by the same family members (i.e. Vince Tofanelli) Sadly, the property burned down in […]

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25% OFF Ehren Jordan’s utterly classic Zinfandel

Ehren Jordan is an Helen Turley protege, who took over at Turley after Helen and her brother parted ways. Ehren even increased Turley’s popularity and production… After a successful and longtime stint he went on to create his own label Failla and Day, and as you know with equally great success! Day by Ehren Jordan […]

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Zinfandel of the Year & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

Scarlett is a family operation owned by the McGah family, who are most notably known for co-founding the Oakland Raiders. Representing over four generations of wine growers, the family’s personal touch can be felt from the soil to the glass. The winery previously operated under the name McGah Family and rebranded in 2015 in honor […]

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One of the few remaining Old-Vine Zinfandel Producers… Still Rocks!

  Shepherded by a family heritage of over six generations of grape farming – it is a firm belief at Gamba that wines are made in the vineyard. Every Gamba made wine is an individual expression of the vineyard with each unique vintage.  The limited production, handcrafted wines are a tribute to the art of […]

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Gregarious Napa Zin from 100+ year-old Vineyard

  The RW MOORE VINEYARD is one of California’s oldest and best known Zinfandel vineyards, planted in 1905! Many might know this vineyard from the Turley “EARTHQUAKE” bottling.  Molly is the niece of Bill Moore (RW Moore) and of course Mike is an Hendry (From Hendry winery fame). Mike and Molly married in 2009, and […]

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Zinfandel of the Year!

  Scarlett is a family operation owned by the McGah family, who are most notably known for co-founding the Oakland Raiders. Representing over four generations of wine growers, the family’s personal touch can be felt from the soil to the glass. The winery previously operated under the name McGah Family and rebranded in 2015 in […]

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100 Year Old Vines will still Rock Your World!

The 2017 vintage of Bella Lily Hill is sourced from Bella’s 1.2 acre old vine “Lily Hill Estate” vineyard which was planted in 1915.  This stunning Zinfandel release draws together a beautiful balance of bold black and red stone fruit and a hint of subtle spiciness.  An elegant bouquet of brambly raspberries, chocolate and plum […]

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TURLEY AT ½ the PRICE & FREE SHIPPING!!

The RW MOORE VINEYARD is one of California’s oldest and best known Zinfandel vineyards.  Turley labels it under the “EARTHQUAKE” bottling. Molly is the niece of Bill Moore (RW Moore) and of course Mike is an Hendry, as in Hendry Winery.  Mike and Molly Hendry married in 2009 and produced their first vintage from the […]

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