Monthly Archives: October 2014

Not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 amazing tastings this week.

This was one of those weeks. One of those weeks that after Mondays tasting you think to yourself, can it get any better than this? Then Tuesdays tasting happened. Again you ponder, WOW how can we put together a tasting that can top todays. Then….Wednesday. OH MY GOSH!! It happens again. Three phenomenal tastings in […]

The BEST way to say thank you this Holiday Season

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Your window into the world of a Professional Wine Advisor

Is there a better job out there than Professional Wine Advisor? I don’t think there is. We taste 1000′s of wines a year to make sure that we only offer the BEST to our clients. Enjoy a few of the wines from this week that made the cut. 2012 Passenger Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Wine Spectrum […]

Cab is King!

History Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world’s most recognized red wine grape varietals. It is grown in nearly every major wine producing country among a diverse spectrum of climates. Despite its prominence in the industry, the grape is a relatively new variety, the product of a chance crossing between Cabernet franc and Sauvignon Blanc […]

Gerard Raphet; A Burgundy lovers Burgundy (Employee Pick)

Bret’s Pick GERARD RAPHET Gerard Raphet is a small family domaine located in Morey St. Denis with holdings throughout many top villages in Burgundy.  With four generations of family ownership, the domaine has grown steadily over the years.  Winemaker Gerard Raphet took over management of the Domaine in 2002 and has really stepped up the […]

Noemi Cabernet; Shhh, this ones a secret (Employee Pick)

Bret’s Pick NOEMI Noemi is the personal project for farmer and vineyard manger Eleadoro Hernandez. Eleadoro moved his family from Michoacan to the Napa Valley in 1982 where he began working with his uncle, Fernando. Fernando introduced Eleadoro to John Caldwell shortly after John began planting his Vineyard in the Coomsville area. He worked with […]

Russell Bevan; an extraordinary winemaker both in skill and passion.

“I would say my path has been paved with golden opportunities; having had the auspicious beginning to my winemaking career from Kal Showket who offered me fruit from his best block in one of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa Valley and then following Heidi Barret as winemaker for Showket in 2007. Since that […]

Oasi degli Angeli ‘Kurni’ Montepulciano (Employee Pick)

Bret’s Pick OASI DEGLI ANGELI Oasi degli Angeli is located in Cupra Marittima Italy, part of the Marche region of central Italy. The property belongs to the Rossi family and is now run by Eleonora Rossi and viticulturist Marco Casolanetti. The soil is a mixture of mostly sand and stones which results in great drainage, but […]