Sherwin Family Vineyards “Cellar Scraps” Cabernet Blend #14

Napa Valley, California $79 (Wine Club Reorder – $70) To our longtime reserve club members: you might recognize this wine. Years ago we featured their Estate Cabernet in your club. The “Cellar Scraps” is a blend of that Estate Cabernet and Petite Sirah, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Franc from both 2016 and 2017. They haveContinue reading “Sherwin Family Vineyards “Cellar Scraps” Cabernet Blend #14″

Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016

Malbec Blend, Santa Ynez Valley, California $35 (Wine Club Reorder – $30) Mikael Sigouin started in the wine industry working harvest for Beckmen Winery in 1999. Later he moved to Fess Parker, and eventually came back to Beckmen in 2006 as their head winemaker. In 2001, he founded Kaena Wines as his personal project untilContinue reading “Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016″

Barlow Vineyards Petit Verdot 2018

Calistoga, Napa Valley $45 (Wine Club Reorder – $40) We have a wine club member to thank for this wine find, so shout out to Joy for introducing us to Barlow! This family winery has been owned and operated by the Smiths since 1994. We first met with Zach Smith earlier this year and fellContinue reading “Barlow Vineyards Petit Verdot 2018”

Monticello Vineyards Oak Knoll Napa Valley Syrah 2014

The Corley family owns and manages some of the finest vineyard properties in the world, including Monticello Estate. The 80 acre property in Napa Valley has been a destination for fine wine lovers and visitors from around the world since the 1980’s. Monticello believes that great wine begins in the vineyard.  Founder, Jay Corley, wasContinue reading “Monticello Vineyards Oak Knoll Napa Valley Syrah 2014”

Hudson “Pick Up Sticks” Napa Valley Grenache 2018

First planted in 1981, Hudson Ranch rambles across 2,000 acres of the Carneros region of the Napa Valley. It is one of the first estates you will see when driving into Napa Valley from San Francisco. Of the 2,000 acres a mere 200 are under vines representing twenty different varieties. Another three acres make upContinue reading “Hudson “Pick Up Sticks” Napa Valley Grenache 2018″