Alfaro Gruner Veltliner 2020

Santa Cruz Mountains$30 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $26) Richard Alfaro and his wife Mary Kay enjoy the fruits of their labor. After a satisfying career as the founders of a restaurant and the wholesale baking company known under their own name, Alfaro’s Micro Bakery, the couple shifted gears in 1997, acquiring an aging 75 acreContinue reading “Alfaro Gruner Veltliner 2020”

Lúna􏰋sa Viognier􏰸 2020

Damiano Vine􏱇yar􏰸d, Sierr􏰸􏰸a Foo􏰜hills􏰋 $40 (Wine Clu􏰙b Reo􏰸rder􏰸 Pr􏰸ice: $36) Lú􏱐nasa, an ancient celebration signifying the beginning of harvest, can be traced back as early as the 15th century in Ireland and Scotland, typically taking place in the month of August. During L􏱐únasa, 􏱒harvest knots􏱓 crafted from wheat were commonly exchanged as a token ofContinue reading “Lúna􏰋sa Viognier􏰸 2020”

Cruess Fiano 2018

Russian Riv􏰝er Valley􏱇, Sonoma County􏱇 $28 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $24) Cruess was founded in 2013 by Anthony Beckman and Alissa Lind, with a strong commitment to producing unique and beautiful wines without compromise. They are also very focused on bringing high quality wines to market without an accompanying high price. You may not beContinue reading “Cruess Fiano 2018”

Stirm “Calcite” White Blend 2020

Cienega Valley$20 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $18) At Stirm Wine Company they have two simple goals that direct their operations: to present the narrative of the growing season in a delicious and transparent format, and to craft a wine with a strong foundation intended to age for decades. Every year is unique, so the vineyardContinue reading “Stirm “Calcite” White Blend 2020”

Eleven Eleven Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Beckstoffer Melrose Vineyard, Napa Valley $40 (Wine Club Reorder Price: $36) Established in 2014 by three partners: Ellie Anest, Carol Vassilliadis, and Aureilen Roulin, this wine project is off to an impressive start with veteran winemaker Kirk Venge at the helm. The three partners met by accident (or maybe it was fate) when they gotContinue reading “Eleven Eleven Sauvignon Blanc 2020”