H•L•R Cellars “HellaNora” Malbec Blend 2018

Fountaingrove District, Sonoma County$39 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $35) H•L•R Cellars is a small boutique winery located in Eastern Sonoma County, established in 2012 by Steve and Joan Heller. We first met Steve Heller at a charity event where he was pouring his H•L•R Cellars wines to raise funds for local college scholarships. Winemaking wasContinue reading “H•L•R Cellars “HellaNora” Malbec Blend 2018”

Lúnasa Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Calistoga, Napa Valley$85 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $75) Owned and operated by husband and wife, Jordan and Ciji Jeffries, we are the first wine store to sell their brand new wines! Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Jordan’s first exposure to the wine industry was at age 17 working as an intern for a small winery outsideContinue reading “Lúnasa Cabernet Sauvignon 2018”

Weatherborne Pinot Noir 2015

Sta. Rita Hills$40 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $35) Chris Carter was born to be a winemaker. Wine isn’t his second career. It’s not his hobby. He didn’t make money in tech or as a hedge fund investor. Winemaking is what he was meant to do. It’s his profession. He went to UC Davis at ageContinue reading “Weatherborne Pinot Noir 2015”

Sixteen by Twenty Chardonnay 2017

Sonoma Coast$45 (Wine Club Reorder $36) Sixteen by Twenty Wines (16×20) was founded by artist and now self-taught viticulturist David Dunphy with the first vintage dating from 2005. David and his wife Karen are from Minnesota but fell in love with Napa after learning of its greatness after the Judgement of Paris. They used toContinue reading “Sixteen by Twenty Chardonnay 2017”

Coeur de Vigne by Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Rutherford, Napa Valley $110 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $90) Jim Sullivan’s passion for Cabernet Sauvignon was ignited in the 1950s with a simple grape arbor given to him and his new bride as a wedding gift. A graphic artist by trade, known for his work with 60s icons such as The Monkees and Dick ClarkContinue reading “Coeur de Vigne by Sullivan Cabernet Sauvignon 2017”