Category Archives: Spotlight

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’, […]

Varietal Spotlight: Zinfandel

“(California) The largest wine-producing state in the country does everything well, and one wine better than anywhere in the world: Zinfandel.” – Wall Street Journal Nov 22 2013 While it may have old world roots this varietal has made its home with new world producers as the most widely planted variety in California. Regions where […]

Winery Spotlight: Biale

Aldo Answers The Call. “Hello Aldo, this is Giovanni. I’m fine, thank you. Per favore, when you come by on Friday bring me some tomatoes, a pound of walnuts two dozen eggs and a Black Chicken… Prego.” And thus went one of the hundreds of phone orders to the rural farmhouse in north Napa during the 40’s […]

World Class Cabernet for $69 a bottle!

PARALLEL is another in a string of remarkable Philippe Melka successes. Philippe is one of the most sought after winemaking consultants in the world (Named by Robert Parker as one of the Top 9 consultants in the world.) and his current and past clients include: Dana Estates, Hundred Acre, Lail, Vineyard 29, Bryant, Dalla Valle, and Quintessa…Read more about Philippe Melka. […]

Kathryn Kennedy: A pioneering winery in the California wine industry.

Mary Marthis has been making award-winning wine for Kathryn Kennedy winery since 1981. For over 30 years Marty has been using California fruit, but still making them in a bordeaux style. All the while emphasizing the uniqueness of the grapes and vineyard site, and hand harvesting the grapes from low-yield vines and with minimal handling during […]

The Greatest Restaurants in the World love this Wine

An Exclusive Gem: Parador ‘Riserva’ Today we share an exclusive wine that you will only find in select restaurants (Ex. The ‘3 Star Michelin rated’ French Laundry). Influenced by Pesquera and Vega Sicilia’s Unico, the great Tempranillos of Spain and blends of Europe, Parador was founded by Steve Ventrello in 1998, and is focused on […]

Winery Spotlight: Sojourn Cellars

Craig Haserot of Sojourn Cellars has been at the helm of this boutique producer, leading the charge to create an all-star lineup of Pinot Noir, Cabernet, and Chardonnay. His strong personality pairs well with his rabid enthusiasm for the wines he produces, which he holds in high esteem. His favorable impression of his product isn’t […]

Grenache Day

The 4th Annual, Grenache Associations, International Grenache Day is today September 20th, 2013 According to the Grenache Association, Grenache is: Grenache is the most widely planted red grape in the world and responsible for the velvety, voluptuous mouthfeel that people love in wine; but it rarely gets the credit it deserves because it’s often used […]