Canard Estate Reserve Zinfandel 2017

Calistoga, Napa Valley$95 (Wine Club Reorder $85) Coming to you from the oldest Zinfandel vines in Napa Valley, the Canard Reserve Zinfandel is highly coveted. Rich (Duck) and his wife Carolyn searched for years to find the perfect plot of land for the types of grape they wanted to grow. They purchased their estate inContinue reading “Canard Estate Reserve Zinfandel 2017”

Dalecio Pinot Noir 2016

Sonoma Coast$95 (Wine Club Reorder Price $85) There are brand new Phillipe Melka wines on the block and we are blown away by their inaugural releases. Melka is similar to Thomas Rivers Brown in that they both consult for over 30 different wineries. They are the top dogs in Napa and Sonoma right now andContinue reading “Dalecio Pinot Noir 2016”

Churchill Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Knights Valley, Sonoma County $89 (Wine Club Reorder Price $80) This is a non-Napa Cabernet Sauvignon that freaking rocks! I hate to admit, I am a bit of a Napa Cab snob and can get very particular with this grape. It’s rare that we try a Cabernet from a different CA wine region that couldContinue reading “Churchill Cabernet Sauvignon 2013”

Hunt & Ryde “Trophy Red” Cabernet Blend 2014

Rockpile AVA, Sonoma County$75 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $66) Welcome to Flavortown: this rich red blend is coming to you from the “Triple D” Food Network Star himself, Guy Fieri. Named after his sons, Hunter and Ryder, Hunt & Ryde is a relatively new winery in partnership with Guy Davis of Davis Family Vineyards. YouContinue reading “Hunt & Ryde “Trophy Red” Cabernet Blend 2014”

Pilcrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Howell Mountain, Napa Valley $110 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $99) Sara and Jonah Beer fell in love with the Napa Valley over two decades ago. And, much to the dismay of the cynical, they haven’t gotten jaded. They find inspiration in the valley’s past and the wines made by the icons of the 50s, 60s,Continue reading “Pilcrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2018”