Cresta Veila Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley$110 (Wine Club Reorder: $95) For winemaker John Giannini, delicious wine and good food are the essential components of a life well lived. Hailing from San Francisco, two things were pivotal for John growing up; coming from a large Italian family and having parents who liked to go out to dinner. John’sContinue reading “Cresta Veila Cabernet Sauvignon 2019”

Vinehouse Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Howell Mountain, Napa Valley$80 (Wine Club Reorder: $70) Lesley Warner & Alan Peirson have been partners in business and life for over 36 years. Both native Californians, growing up in the Bay Area, they share interests in art, science, food, music, horticulture, design, and architecture. Their life together began in 1984, living and working inContinue reading “Vinehouse Cabernet Sauvignon 2016”

Grimm’s Bluff Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA$55 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $45) In the southeast corner of the Happy Canyon AVA in the Santa Ynez Valley is a 75 acre ranch, bought by Rick and Aurora Grimm in 2010. They met in London in the 1980s, and spent most of their careers in Europe. When theyContinue reading “Grimm’s Bluff Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016”

Elyse Morisoli Vineyard Zinfandel 2016

Rutherford, Napa Valley$38 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $26) In 1983, Nancy and Ray Coursen arrived in California from Cape Cod to fulfill Ray’s dream of making wine and Nancy’s taste for adventure. After working harvest at Mt. Eden Winery in Saratoga, they moved to Napa Valley. In 1987, Ray and Nancy started the Elyse brandContinue reading “Elyse Morisoli Vineyard Zinfandel 2016”

Saint K “She Doesn’t Like Diamonds”

Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay Blend 2020$30 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $26) Saint K Winemaker & Owner Chris Kiranbay was deeply involved in the restaurant industry in Washington,D.C., but after taking a trip to Napa in 2006 decided that he had to move to California. He worked a harvest and then finally got to Paso Robles in 2010Continue reading “Saint K “She Doesn’t Like Diamonds””