Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016

Malbec Blend, Santa Ynez Valley, California $35 (Wine Club Reorder – $30) Mikael Sigouin started in the wine industry working harvest for Beckmen Winery in 1999. Later he moved to Fess Parker, and eventually came back to Beckmen in 2006 as their head winemaker. In 2001, he founded Kaena Wines as his personal project untilContinue reading “Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016″

Argot Chardonnay 2018

Sonoma County, California $45 (Wine Club Reorder – $38) Born in Chicago to a large Irish family, wine did not play a role in winemaker Justin Harmon’s life growing up. The industrial beers of the Midwest were his drink of choice for family parties, and milk was best for the dinner table. His love ofContinue reading “Argot Chardonnay 2018”

Monticello Vineyards Oak Knoll Napa Valley Syrah 2014

The Corley family owns and manages some of the finest vineyard properties in the world, including Monticello Estate. The 80 acre property in Napa Valley has been a destination for fine wine lovers and visitors from around the world since the 1980’s. Monticello believes that great wine begins in the vineyard.  Founder, Jay Corley, wasContinue reading “Monticello Vineyards Oak Knoll Napa Valley Syrah 2014”

Brick Barn Santa Ynez Valley Albariño 2019

At Brick Barn Wine Estate they make the wines that they love and grow the grapes that inspire them. Founder, Norman Williams, originally purchased the land in Buellton California from the Buell family in 1968. The property then became home to an Arabian horse farm, replete with a 36-stall brick barn created by an ItalianContinue reading “Brick Barn Santa Ynez Valley Albariño 2019”

Halleck Russian River Valley Dry Gewürztraminer 2019

Halleck Vineyard was planted in 1993 in the hills of Sebastopol in western Sonoma County. Jennifer and Ross Halleck, owners and vintners began Halleck Vineyards as a college fund for their sons. In 2002, they earned #1 Pinot in the United States for the first wine from the Estate.  The one acre site of HalleckContinue reading “Halleck Russian River Valley Dry Gewürztraminer 2019”