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Winemaker Spotlight: Thomas Rivers Brown

Thomas Rivers Brown

Turley Estate, Schrader, Maybach Cellars, Outpost, Rivers-Marie, Round Pond, ALOFT, and Kinsella. These projects and others are what prompted Food & Wine Magazine to name Thomas Rivers Brown its 2010 Winemaker of the Year. One of the most exciting young talents in Napa Valley, Thomas was born in Sumter, South Carolina. He developed an interest in wine while at the […]

Jayson Woodbridge and Hundred Acre create a possibly perfect wine.

hundred acre wine label

“Good” isn’t a word Jayson Woodbridge, owner, vintner and visionary of Hundred Acre would use when it comes to his wines. His motto is clear and concise, “stand amongst the very best or not at all”; he’s spared no expense assembling one of Napa Valley’s most exciting wines. Accompanied by a team of Napa Valley’s brightest […]

From the owners of Screaming Eagle… Jonata

JONATA

From the minds behind Screaming Eagle, comes its sister winery JONATA; quite possibly California’s next Big Cult Winery and Santa Ynez’s First! “This remarkable Santa Ynez estate is under the same ownership as Napa Valley’s Screaming Eagle winery…this is one of California’s most exciting new wineries. What they are accomplishing with Bordeaux varietals is mind-boggling….” Robert Parker, […]

Behind the Label of Agnitio Wines

wine bottle with Agnitio label

Agnitio wines was a project started to pay tribute to the land and to honor the devoted teams of people who farm it. While in these winery spotlights we tend to to look at the talented winemakers and founders that produce our favorite wines, today we are taking you to where it all begins, the vineyards and the people who […]

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 […]

Titus Vineyards is Keeping it all in the Family

Eric and Phillip Titus in vineyard

Located among 40 acres of historic vineyard in Napa Valley along the Silverado Trail just north of St. Helena, Titus Vineyards is a 2nd generation, family-owned and farmed estate producing high quality grapes for limited production, premium Napa Valley wines. The vineyard Lee and Ruth Titus acquired in 1968 was originally planted to Mondeuce, Burger, and Golden […]

The Italian Work Horse: Sangiovese

wine bottle in wicker carrier

If Italian grapes were to enter a popularity contest, Sangiovese would definitely be the ringer. We continue our exploration of Italy with it’s most widely planted red grape variety, Sangiovese. It is the main grape used in the most popular wine’s of Tuscany, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, along with Super Tuscans not to mention […]