Category Archives: Wineries

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 wines are a joy on […]

#9 Wine of the Year – 2016 Fortune 1621

#9 wine of 2018 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 of quality at a very […]

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 varietals, especially Cabernet Sauvignon, and […]

Coho Wines : Inspired by Legend

COHO Wines Logo and quote

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 their habitat and the species […]

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 U.S.—and even at a 2001 […]

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 and enjoy. (info credit to […]

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 their ability to sustainably produce […]

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 […]