Category Archives: Syrah

Top 10 Other Domestic Reds from 2015

We’ve done the Cabs, and we’ve done the Pinots, now here are the other top domestic reds from 2015. Unlike our Top 100 which was based upon our staff’s ratings during tastings, as well as popularity with our clients, our top varietal countdowns are based purely upon score (In the event of ties, we award the […]

World class Pinot and Syrah; Russian Hill Estate

2014 started with a BANG! Last week our staff was able to taste the wines of the always stellar Russian Hill Estate. Check out the bottom of the post for our favorite Syrah and Pinot from the tasting. Russian Hill Estate is a family owned and operated winery, located in the heart of the Russian […]

Red wine is more that just Cab and Pinot (Top Other Reds from 2014)

We’ve done the Cabs, and we’ve done the Pinots. Here are the other top domestic reds from 2014. It’s not just Domestic Reds that we are counting down, take a look at the bottom of this post for full countdown schedule. *If you are curious on how we tabulate our scores, please see the bottom of this […]

Hundred Acre Wines

JAYSON WOODBRIDGE has proven time and again to be one of the  World’s Premiere Cult Winemakers. His wines consistantly garner some of the highest ratings amongst the worlds top wine experts. Now you too can enjoy one of his brilliant and jaw-dropping wines. One sip, and you’ll be hooked for life. 2010 – Hundred Acre Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Ark Vineyard’, […]

Sensational Syrah & Remarkable Roussanne from Stolpman Vineyards

The renowned Sashi Moorman makes the wines for Stolpman Vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s new Ballard Canyon appellation. Though Stolpman’s Syrahs tend to get most of the attention, all of their wines are phenomenal especially the Roussanne wines…Learn more about Stolpman Vineyards. 2013 Stolpman Sauvignon Blanc, Ballard Canyon – $22 Wine Spectrum Rated 92+: The 2013 […]

Sensational Syrah & Remarkable Roussanne from Stolpman Vineyards

The renowned Sashi Moorman makes the wines for Stolpman Vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s new Ballard Canyon appellation. Though Stolpman’s Syrahs tend to get most of the attention, all of their wines are phenomenal especially the Roussanne wines…Learn more about Stolpman Vineyards. 2013 Stolpman Sauvignon Blanc, Ballard Canyon – $22 Wine Spectrum Rated 92+: The 2013 […]

Sensational Syrah & Remarkable Roussanne from Stolpman Vineyards

The renowned Sashi Moorman makes the wines for Stolpman Vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s new Ballard Canyon appellation. Though Stolpman’s Syrahs tend to get most of the attention, all of their wines are phenomenal especially the Roussanne wines…Learn more about Stolpman Vineyards. 2013 Stolpman Sauvignon Blanc, Ballard Canyon – $22 Wine Spectrum Rated 92+: The 2013 […]

Last week in wine news: Celebrating Syrah, What the Drought Means for Wine & a Bottle Smashing Ghost

The Rise of Syrah It seems like Syrah has been getting a lot of love lately, and some of our most recent tastings included wonderful examples, including those from Russian Hill Estate. NY Times writer Eric Asimov writes about the varietal, and explains how in the past few years, Syrah has matured past the one-dimensional […]

Last week in wine news: Celebrating Syrah, What the Drought Means for Wine & a Bottle Smashing Ghost

The Rise of Syrah It seems like Syrah has been getting a lot of love lately, and some of our most recent tastings included wonderful examples, including those from Russian Hill Estate. NY Times writer Eric Asimov writes about the varietal, and explains how in the past few years, Syrah has matured past the one-dimensional […]