Monthly Archives: March 2017

Winery Spotlight: Saint Helena Winery

Saint Helena Winery with Logo

Experience Our Napa Valley A moment of reflection under the shaded terrace at St. Helena Winery is all it takes for you to know why we feel so privileged to be a part of this exceptional Napa Valley vineyard. The manicured vineyards surround the oasis, shelter it from the crowds, and give voice to this […]

Napa Valley’s Rising Star

Hertelendy wine bottle

  Ralph Hertelendy is proving to be a rising star in Napa Valley’s Cult Cab scene. Hertelendy Vineyards made an immediate impression in the wine world with the initial release of the 2013 Hertelendy Cabernet Sauvignon. Praise was instantaneous when the wine received 95 points by Robert Parker in the Wine Advocate.  ‘A surprise, big time […]

Napa’s Cult Cab Scene

red wine being poured into a wine glass

The cult cab scene in Napa has garnered an almost mythic quality.  These wines represent not just a style of wine, but a definition of what a California wine can be. Characterized by richness, power, body and finesse they are renowned for tiny production and four figure price tags. The cult craze can actually be traced […]

10 Amazing Wine Facts

wine packaging and spyglass

Wine is a very old and complex drink with a long and fascinating history. It can take you years of study to really understand its intricacy and become a wine connoisseur. Still, there are a few facts about wine that everyone can grasp quickly, perfect if you want to get the conversation started or impress your […]

Oregon’s Pinot Paradise

picture of Oregon vineyard and flowers

In its classic Burgundian form, pinot noir epitomizes so much that wine lovers prize. It is a grape capable of grace, finesse and complexity, yet powerful enough to age for decades, with an unsurpassed ability among reds to express the intricate nuances of a particular place. Many other wine regions around the world have staked their […]