Monthly Archives: May 2014

Balance. Substance. Finesse. Wines from Spell Estate

Balance. Substance. Finesse. SPELL ESTATE is committed to delivering the highest expression of Pinot Noir without forfeiting the integrity and beauty of the varietal. More than any other grape, Pinot Noir captures the essence of time and place. We source our grapes from the best vineyards in the United States. Spell grapes ripen on steep hillsides […]

Winery Spotlight: Spell Estate

Spell Estate is a winery that is committed to delivering the highest expression of Pinot Noir without forfeiting the integrity and beauty of the varietal. Founded in 2006 by Bill and his wife Tiki, they produced their first wine vintage in 2007. The Spell Estate is located just outside of Santa Rosa, California, and produces […]

Zinfandel: BBQ’s Perfect Mate

For many people across the U.S. Memorial Day has become the unofficial kick off to summer. And you know what that means? Time to fly your flag, slather on some sunscreen and fire up the BBQ . Last week we shared some amazing Zinfandels with you and this week we have even more to offer […]

Top 5: Tastings from the week of 05/11/14

Every week we have the tough fantastic job of tasting dozens of wines to make sure that we only offer the very BEST to our clients. We are constantly on the look out for amazing under-the-radar wines, along with celebrated projects from famous producers to augment our ever changing portfolio.  Give us a call (800.933.8466) or email us […]

Anonymous Celebrity Winemaker does it again

2011 Wine Spectrum Pinot Noir ‘Sonoma Coast’ Wine Spectrum Rated 93+: The beautiful nose on this Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir reveals this well-kept secret of a wine, with pure red raspberry and sour cherries intermingled with notes of sweet, caramelized sugar, cinnamon, forest floor and crisp oak. The long finish is dominated by red fruit tones. […]

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’, […]

Top 5: Tastings from the week of 4/27/14

This weeks Top 5!! 2004 Heitz ‘Martha’s Vineyard’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville Wine Spectrum Rated 96 The regal purple the glass is the perfect introduction to this exceptional vintage. Lavish varietal aromas and a signature twist of mint are followed by an exquisite mouthful of rich black cherry. This is Cabernet at its finest, produced with sun-ripened fruit […]