Kirchho􏰘 Chenin Blanc 2020

Clarksburg AVA$29 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $26 “Most already know Clayton Kirchoff from his day job as winemaker for Hudson Vineyards. His private family label has remained under-the-radar and mailing list only until now.” The Kirchhoff family lives and farms south of Clarksburg, CA, on the Sacramento River Delta. The fertile soils and warm daysContinue reading “Kirchho􏰘 Chenin Blanc 2020”

Lost Blues “Lucky Penny” Malvasia Bianca 2019

Paso Robles$32 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $28) At age 19, Giovanni Grandinetti was working a horrible summer job at a small bird food packaging plant. A friend of his suggested he come out to Meridian Vineyards to work the harvest where Gio fell in love with the work and never looked back. In 2012, withContinue reading “Lost Blues “Lucky Penny” Malvasia Bianca 2019″

El􏰒􏰡yse Viney􏰒ard Cabernet􏰢 Sauv􏰓􏰑ignon 2018

Yountv􏰑ille, Napa Valley􏰒$98 (Wine Cl􏰓ub Reorder Price: $88) In 1983, owners Nancy and Ray Coursen arrived in Napa Valley from Cape Cod to fulfill Ray’s dream of making wine and Nancy’s taste for adventure. Coursen’s general interest in wine came from his roommate who was attending culinary school. Coursen said, “He taught me about theContinue reading “El􏰒􏰡yse Viney􏰒ard Cabernet􏰢 Sauv􏰓􏰑ignon 2018”

Peter Paul “Master’s Blend” 2018

Napa Valley$78 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $70) Peter Paul produces less than 2,000 cases annually and is only sold in a handful of states, remaining one of the industry’s hard-to-find wineries. Peter Paul Wines showcase the sunny temperament of fruit grown along the California North Coast while offering the proper balance of fruit, savor, andContinue reading “Peter Paul “Master’s Blend” 2018″

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″