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”

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″

Grassi Family Estate Sangiovese 2018

Napa Valley$32 (Wine Club Reorder: $28) In 1999, Mark and Jami Grassi bought a 14-acre property in Napa, south of the acclaimed, fertile Stags Leap District. Mark had established a custom construction business, but the seed of another life kept beckoning. That seed had been planted decades before when Mark studied viticulture in college beforeContinue reading “Grassi Family Estate Sangiovese 2018”

Opaque Malbec 2019

Paso Robles$29 (Wine Club Reorder: $26) The success of Opaque comes from the tenacity of The Riboli Family and their strong belief in crafting the finest artisan wines. The family’s beginnings date back to 1917 when they opened San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles. Since then, the family has been blessed with four generationsContinue reading “Opaque Malbec 2019”

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”