Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Premiere Napa Valley Results Are In

The 20th annual Premiere Napa Valley was another HUGE success for Wine Spectrum. This is the 5th time we have purchased lots from this exclusive auction we are so excited about our winning bids. WHAT IS PREMIERE NAPA VALLEY? Produced in California’s renowned Napa Valley, Premiere Napa Valley is one of the rarest wine collections in […]

This weeks tasting led by a Slovanian(?) Red Blend

Tops this week were a bordeaux style blend from Slovenia, a Wine Spectrum exclusive Pinot from La Pitchoune, and new Howell Mountain Cab from Wine Spectrum favorite Dark Matter. 2011 Edi Simcic ‘Duet’ Red Blend  |  Goriska Brda, Slovenia Wine Spectrum 95: Edi Simcic calls his wines “controversial.” Funny for a man whose smile puts one completely […]

Agnitio means recognition and knowledge

AN-YEE-TSEE-O THE STORY AGNITIO, A LATIN WORD MEANING RECOGNITION AND KNOWLEDGE, EXISTS SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING PREMIUM WINES THAT HONOR THE TRUE SPIRIT OF THE LAND: THE WORKERS. WITHIN EACH VINEYARD ARE ENDLESS STORIES OF DEDICATION, PERSEVERANCE AND A LOVE OF EACH UNIQUE PLOT OF LAND. “A place belongs forever to whoever claims […]

Kathryn Kennedy; California sun with a Bordeaux style

An excerpt from the 1/14/16 edition of the New York Times Santa Cruz Cabernet: Wines You Never Knew By ERIC ASIMOV “Where cabernet grows the best is the Silicon Valley side, the high-value real estate area,” said Marty Mathis, president of Kathryn Kennedy Winery, which has made excellent cabernet sauvignon in Saratoga since Ms. Kennedy, Mr. […]

Kevin Kinsella, A Man of Vision

From a high, sun-drenched private valley in the western foothills of Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley comes an exquisite cabernet sauvignon hand crafted with the ultimate expertise and care by legendary winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown. THE STORY All wine stories begin with friends. In our case, the friends who took a chance that your palate could […]

Our Top 10 Wines From Last Week

So much amazing wine in such a short period. Even though there are 10 wines on this list, there are so many more that could be added.  2013 Eleven Eleven ‘Laki Vineyard’ Estate Cabernet Sauvignon  |  Napa Valley  |  Order Online Wine Spectrum 95+, Robert Parker 95: An absolutely brilliant Cabernet Sauvignon from southern Napa Valley […]