Customer Pick: 2015 Tether Red Blend

There are a lot of reasons to buy wine… It could be for a gift, to celebrate a special occasion, for a party, re-stocking after said party, or to just enjoy with a weeknight meal. But perhaps one of the most unique reasons we’ve had a customer give for buying wine was to celebrate space […]

8 Years in the Desert : A New Wine from Dave Phinney and Orin Swift

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Wine lovers across the country may not know him by name, but they have seen and drank his wines. They are everywhere, from grocery stores to high-end wine shops. Even the wine-curious, that know his many brands, such as the Prisoner and Orin Swift, know little about the mind behind some of the most successful […]

The Best Wines to Pair with Pizza

  Wine and pizza. Like bacon and eggs and cookies and milk, some things in life are just meant to be. Although, these days there are just about as many pizza toppings out there as there are wine varieties, and that’s where things can get a little tricky. In general with pairings stick to the […]

Jim Barbour: The Manager of Napa’s Most Prized Vineyards

Jim was raised in Napa Valley on his family’s ranch in Rutherford, now home to Sequoia Grove Winery. The ranch was planted in prunes, apples and grapes – a diverse set of crops and fairly typical of the time. The wine industry had not yet fully kicked into gear and most of the Valley’s agricultural […]

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 […]

The Best Wine to Pair with Chicken

Satisfy your thirst to know the best pour for the poultry on your plate. Read on for some background — and some suggestions, too. What Wine to Pair with Chicken? One reason for chicken’s popularity is that it tastes good with so many different foods. Another is that it’s flexible with wine. Unlike steak, which […]

Winemaker of the Year Phillip Titus

Winemaker of the Year just announced! There are only a handful of California winemakers with a strong point of view, whom many would call legendary or iconic. These winemakers stay true to their own visions and the results taste incredible.  Philip Titus is now etched permanently onto that list as he joins the ranks of  other great […]

2018 Top 100 #1 Wine of the year Titus Cabernet

Wine SpectrumTop 100  #1 Wine of 2018 2016 Titus Cabernet  Cabernet Sauvignon  |  Napa |  Wine Spectrum 95+ | Buy Here The wait is over for the best wine of the year! We are happy to announce the #1 wine of 2018 is the 2016 Titus Cabernet.  From the winemaker at Chappellet… this wine is unbelievably […]

#2 Wine of the Year- 2015 Matthew Wallace Cabernet

Wine Spectrum Top 100  #2 Wine of 2018 2015 Matthew Wallace Cabernet  Cabernet Sauvignon |  Napa Valley |  Wine Spectrum 96 | Buy Here This is the One. The wine you cannot pass up. This phenomenal cabernet is made by 2016 winemaker of the year Julien Fayard, who learned his craft at Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Julien gained valuable first-hand […]