DRNK “Orange Wine” Pinot Gris 2020

Bennett Valley, Sonoma County$32 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $28) DRNK Winery was founded by partner and winemaker Ryan Kunde in 2012 with his wife Katie, and her parents Dale and Nancy Dougherty. DRNK represents the family’s initials – Dale, Ryan, Nancy, Katie. DRNK represents the collective joy of working and being together. DRNK hosts tastingsContinue reading “DRNK “Orange Wine” Pinot Gris 2020″

Stringer Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Napa Valley$75 (Wine Club Reorder: $61) As a high schooler from Wisconsin, Casey Stringer traveled with his parents to California to visit colleges in the Bay Area. During a gap intheir schedule, they wound up in Napa Valley, a place that they hadall certainly heard about but knew little about. Taken with Napa’s laid-back lifestyle,Continue reading “Stringer Cabernet Sauvignon 2019”

V. Vineyards “Audace” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sonoma County$125 (Wine Club Reorder: $105) Gina and Steve Viets purchased their Sonoma home to give their children more room to roam and to escape foggy San Francisco. Little did they know, but their passion for seeking the perfect bottle of Cabernet, along with their interest in farming, was about to converge. They discovered thatContinue reading “V. Vineyards “Audace” Cabernet Sauvignon 2016″

Grassi Family Estate Sangiovese 2018

Napa Valley$32 (Wine Club Reorder: $28) In 1999, Mark and Jami Grassi bought a 14-acre property in Napa, south of the acclaimed, fertile Stags Leap District. Mark had established a custom construction business, but the seed of another life kept beckoning. That seed had been planted decades before when Mark studied viticulture in college beforeContinue reading “Grassi Family Estate Sangiovese 2018”

Opaque Malbec 2019

Paso Robles$29 (Wine Club Reorder: $26) The success of Opaque comes from the tenacity of The Riboli Family and their strong belief in crafting the finest artisan wines. The family’s beginnings date back to 1917 when they opened San Antonio Winery in Downtown Los Angeles. Since then, the family has been blessed with four generationsContinue reading “Opaque Malbec 2019”