Gros Ventre El Dorado High Country White 2019

El Dorado County, California$32 (Wine Club Reorder Price $28) Sarah and Chris Pittenger launched Gros Ventre Cellars soon after their 2008 marriage. But it really started in the place that they met – near the Gros Ventre River in Jackson Hole. A long-distance friendship was born when their paths crossed at a party; Chris wasContinue reading “Gros Ventre El Dorado High Country White 2019”

Jacob Franklin “Mon Chou” Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Yountville, Napa Valley, California$75 (Wine Club Reorder Price $66) From the family who brought you Elyse Winery, Jacob Franklin is another Coursen family exclusive. Although the family recently sold Elyse, Ray and Jake Coursen are still producing a small amount of beautiful vineyard designated wines through this label. Ray Coursen grew up on a dairyContinue reading “Jacob Franklin “Mon Chou” Cabernet Sauvignon 2014″

Pono Wines “Mana” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Rutherford, Napa Valley, California$110 (Wine Club Reorder Price $99) The search for balance and connection is what ancient Hawaiians call living ‘Pono’.It is a continuous celebration of living in the moment, an appreciation for where we are and where we are going as we embrace life’s journey. Sounds like a pretty good mantra coming offContinue reading “Pono Wines “Mana” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016”

Silver Image “Gout de la Vigne” Grenache 2017

Napa Valley$50 (Wine Club Reorder Price $45) I discovered this wine on a recent trip to Sonoma, where I visited a tiny husband/wife operation named Schermeister (keep an eye out for their Viognier or Pinot in future wine clubs). My second appointment ended up cancelling so I did a quick google and saw that EricContinue reading “Silver Image “Gout de la Vigne” Grenache 2017″

Briney Glimmer Syrah 2019

Broken Leg Vineyard, Anderson Valley Mendocino, California$30 (Wine Club Reorder Price $26) Wesley Box grew up in San Rafael and on the commercial wharf in Sausalito and San Francisco where his father was a commercial fisherman. With an affinity for the ocean just like his father, Wes traveled up and down the coast of CAContinue reading “Briney Glimmer Syrah 2019”