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Stolpman Vineyards is a Syrah Lover's Paradise in Ballard Canyon

Domestic Syrah may have fallen out of favor over the years, but there are incredible expressions of this varietal to be had if you know where to look. Today’s best California Syrah brings forward all the savour and spice of the finest northern...

25 Great Summer Wines to Pair with Grilled Food

With summertime just around the corner, most of us are dreaming of long warm nights and time spent outdoors and that usually includes firing up the grill. Grilling doesn’t require a lot of thought—more, than I’ve given it at times, but not a lot....

Mia Klein: The Winemaker Behind Some of the Most Iconic Napa Wines

Dalla Valle, Araujo, Bressler, Spottswoode, Viader... Mia Klein's clients describe her palate as deadly accurate. That's why she's one of the most sought-after winemaking consultants in America.

Five Reasons You Need to Skip the Grocery Store Wine Aisle

Hooked on the convenience of grocery store wine? Find out why shopping for wine at large chains is not all it's cracked up to be.

Winemaker Russell Bevan delivers another great lineup of Bevan Cellars wines

Winemaker Russell Bevan's larger than life personality is only exceed by the critical acclaim and sky high scores that his wines receive. With a countless number of 90- to 100-point scores from the most respected wine critics in the world, it has...

From the young vines of Harlan, Promontory and BOND comes The Mascot

Harlan, BOND, Promontory....Most need no introduction to the cult wines coming from the Harlan Family, though many will never have the opportunity to taste them.  Most also don't need to be reminded that these aren't the kind of wines that we...

The Best Wine Labels We've Seen

Perhaps one of the biggest wine trends we continue to see is happening on the outside of the bottle. Winemakers are paying increasing attention to that little piece of paper. More and more frequently we are starting to see wineries that are...

A Taste of One of the World's Rarest Wines: Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

Screaming Eagle, Harlan, and Opus One...It's not everyday you get to sample all the great cult cabernets of Napa Valley. Rarer still, is being able to experience a little taste of all these phenomenal producers (and many others) in a single sip....

3 Must Try Sauvignon Blancs Under $30

April 24th is National Sauvignon Blanc Day! Time to celebrate this ever popular grape-variety with a carefully chosen bottle.

What better way to mark the occasion than with a glass of of that elegant and crisp wine with its aromas of summer fruits...

The Highest Rated Wines of the Week from Saint Helena Winery

Saint Helena was created to promote estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon that appeals to curious and cultured wine buyers looking beyond big wine brands for new discoveries. They make wines for people who collect and enjoy rare items for personal...