Avaia Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County $75 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $63) Avaia Cellars was founded by Jon Roleder, a serial entrepreneur who has always had a passion for wine and a dream of making his own wine. Jon started his entrepreneurship ventures at a young age, learning woodworking from his father, then becoming a janitor atContinue reading “Avaia Cabernet Sauvignon 2018”

Ilaria Chardonnay 2019

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County$32 (Wine Club Reorder: $28) Ilaria is owned by Anna and Mario Monticelli, both graduates of UC Davis and both have worked with renowned Napa winemaker Philippe Melka on different projects. Anna was previously assistant winemaker at Seavey and Bryant Family and is the winemaker at Piña, where she also makesContinue reading “Ilaria Chardonnay 2019”

DRNK “Orange Wine” Pinot Gris 2020

Bennett Valley, Sonoma County$32 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $28) DRNK Winery was founded by partner and winemaker Ryan Kunde in 2012 with his wife Katie, and her parents Dale and Nancy Dougherty. DRNK represents the family’s initials – Dale, Ryan, Nancy, Katie. DRNK represents the collective joy of working and being together. DRNK hosts tastingsContinue reading “DRNK “Orange Wine” Pinot Gris 2020″

Stringer Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Napa Valley$75 (Wine Club Reorder: $61) As a high schooler from Wisconsin, Casey Stringer traveled with his parents to California to visit colleges in the Bay Area. During a gap intheir schedule, they wound up in Napa Valley, a place that they hadall certainly heard about but knew little about. Taken with Napa’s laid-back lifestyle,Continue reading “Stringer Cabernet Sauvignon 2019”

V. Vineyards “Audace” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sonoma County$125 (Wine Club Reorder: $105) Gina and Steve Viets purchased their Sonoma home to give their children more room to roam and to escape foggy San Francisco. Little did they know, but their passion for seeking the perfect bottle of Cabernet, along with their interest in farming, was about to converge. They discovered thatContinue reading “V. Vineyards “Audace” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016″