Cotiere “Deriv􏰑e” Red Blend 2017

Napa Valle􏰒y$50 (Wine Clu􏰓b Reorder Price: $45) A New World wine with an homage to its Old World origins, Co􏰕tie􏰖re is a low-production, one-man winery that is the reali􏰗ation of owner Kevin Law’s dream that began with his college wine epiphany. He produces small amounts of wine from about twenty-four di􏰘erent vineyards in Santa BarbaraContinue reading “Cotiere “Deriv􏰑e” Red Blend 2017″

Coeur de Vigne by Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Rutherford, Napa Valley $110 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $90) Jim Sullivan’s passion for Cabernet Sauvignon was ignited in the 1950s with a simple grape arbor given to him and his new bride as a wedding gift. A graphic artist by trade, known for his work with 60s icons such as The Monkees and Dick ClarkContinue reading “Coeur de Vigne by Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017”

Sixteen by Twenty Chardonnay 2017

Sonoma Coast$45 (Wine Club Reorder $36) Sixteen by Twenty Wines (16×20) was founded by artist and now self-taught viticulturist David Dunphy with the first vintage dating from 2005. David and his wife Karen are from Minnesota but fell in love with Napa after learning of its greatness after the Judgement of Paris. They used toContinue reading “Sixteen by Twenty Chardonnay 2017”

Five Vintners Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Napa Valley$25 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $22) Krisi Raymond represents the fifth generation in her family to grow grapes and make wine in the Napa Valley. Her family roots run deep, dating back to 1876 when her great-great- grandfather Jacob Beringer, together with his brother Frederick, established Beringer Brothers Winery just north of St. Helena.Continue reading “Five Vintners Sauvignon Blanc 2018”

H•L•R Cellars “HellaNora” Malbec Blend 2018

Fountaingrove District, Sonoma County$39 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $35) H•L•R Cellars is a small boutique winery located in Eastern Sonoma County, established in 2012 by Steve and Joan Heller. We first met Steve Heller at a charity event where he was pouring his H•L•R Cellars wines to raise funds for local college scholarships. Winemaking wasContinue reading “H•L•R Cellars “HellaNora” Malbec Blend 2018”