I remember when you could get the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from that country’s iconic producers for less than $20 at retail. And very good, every day wines could be had for $8. Those days are long gone. But I’m encouraged that value still exists..
Yount Ridge is a fairly new label, but one with great pedigree. Though labeled Napa Valley, the wines are all estate from a vineyard which lies in Oakville, next to Cardinale and almost exactly at the midpoint of Napa Valley. Celia Welch is the..
Rombauer Vineyards recently released their 2016 Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley. This is the first time Rombauer has made Sauvignon Blanc available on a national level. They produced Sauvignon Blanc in 2014 and 2015 as well, but in very small ..
While we’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the United States today, our friends in New Zealand are raising a glass to Sauvignon Blanc. Those two celebrations match up nicely. Here are some specific suggestions for pairing New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc ..
Yountville-based Stewart Cellars offers Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Sonoma County and Bordeaux-variety wines from Napa Valley. Their three new, Spring releases came my way recently. They’re all good wines and my reviews are below. You can see m..
Grgich Hills Estate makes wines from their five estate vineyards in Napa Valley. The vineyards are in American Canyon, Carneros, Yountville, Calistoga and Rutherford, where the winery and tasting room are located. Each is farmed sustainably and wit..
Vina Robles was founded in the late 1990’s and has long been a source for very good wines, such as the Vina Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, that also present excellent value. Their range includes wines from both Bordeaux and Rhone varieties, ..
Francisco Vega, vineyard manager and cellar master, has worked for Ehlers Estate since 2001.
On a recent trip to Napa Valley, I got a chance to see Ehlers Estate Sauvignon Blanc coming in on it’s last day of harvest. The workers begin picking l..