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Sleight of Hand Cellars is Washington’s Next Cult Winery

Sleight of Hand Cellars delivers simply magical wines We all covet Cayuse and love Leonetti, but who can get them? Now is the time to start collecting the bottles that will be the next big thing.  Sleight of Hand cellars is on our short list of wineries to watch. Delicious [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Spotlight, Winemaking, Wineries|0 Comments

#9 Wine of the Year – 2016 Fortune 1621

Wine SpectrumTop 100  #9 Wine of 2018 2016 Fortune 1621 Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon  |  Napa |  Wine Spectrum 93+ | Buy Here As the second label for Darms Lane, a rising star Napa Valley producer whose Cabernets range $60-$90/btl…  at under $30/bottle Fortune 1621 renders an incredibly high level [...]

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Spotlight, Top 100 2018, Wineries|0 Comments

In the tradition of Sassicaia, Ornellaia and Tignanello comes another Great Super Tuscan by Querciabella

Italy’s most acclaimed and coveted wines, with names like Sassicaia and Ornellaia and Tignanello are as recognizable among collectors as Screaming Eagle and DRC.  These wineries had a profound impact on winemaking in the region, and inspired a number of Tuscan wineries to begin experimenting with their own Super Tuscans. Broadly speaking, this meant incorporating Bordeaux [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Spotlight, Wineries|0 Comments

Coho Wines : Inspired by Legend

The choice of COHO Wines as the name of the brand might seem curious as it doesn’t invoke images of vineyards or wine, but to them the salmon embodies an innate wisdom so essential to understanding ourselves and our environment. As stewards of the land, winemakers must strive to sustain [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Spotlight, Winemaking, Wineries|Tags: |0 Comments

Rolando Herrera and Mi Sueno – More than just a dream.

Rolando Herrera was a teetotaler until he discovered he had a good wine palate. The native of Michoacan, Mexico, was working as a laborer before discovering an interest in winemaking. He is now founder and sole proprietor of Mi Sueño Winery, and his wines are poured in restaurants throughout the [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Spotlight, Winemakers, Wineries|0 Comments

The 3 H’s of Napa: Howell + Heidi = HAVE TO HAVE IT

Lamborn wines can best be described as wines that have the almighty 3 H's Howell Mountain fruit Heidi Barret as winemaker HAVE TO HAVE IT!!! Those 3 H's are enough for most people, but if you want to know more about Lamborn and why their wines are so stellar, read on [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Categories: Spotlight, Wineries|0 Comments

Ramey Wine Cellars. Guided by passion and a commitment to goodness in the glass.

A DELICATE BALANCE Ramey Wine Cellars is dedicated to creating high quality, handcrafted wines with balance and richness from the area’s finest vineyards. Our philosophy is our process: It’s about respect for the land. Nature guides our process and we listen – closely. It’s about terroir. The vineyards are selected for [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Spotlight, Winemakers, Wineries|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Spotlight, Wineries|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Categories: Spotlight, Winemakers, Wineries|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|Categories: Spotlight, Wineries|0 Comments