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Parador Cellars Delivers Spanish Style Wine in the Napa Valley

Steve Ventrello founded Parador based on his ‘fantasy’ that three seemingly compatible grape varieties would marry and wine up creating an exceptional wine.  He intuited that blending the very best of his favorite varietals – Napa Valley Cabernet...

The Most Popular Wines in Every State

There’s something special about wine. Whether you’re ending the workday with a glass of Chianti while you cook or sipping crisp Chardonnay in your favorite restaurant, the mere act of opening the bottle lends a sense of celebration. To determine...

Four Mondavi Sisters Continuing Family Tradition with Dark Matter Wines

Four sisters, all fourth generation of Mondavi family and grand-daughters of late Peter Mondavi Sr., among many other roles they play in the family wineries and outside, together they are also running an independent boutique winery in Napa...

A New Home for Silver Oak in the Alexander Valley

When I think of Alexander Valley I think of beautiful scenery, and quaint towns. A place with fascinating history, and some of the worlds most delicious wine, it is also now home to one of California's most iconic cabernets and new state of the...

2017 Winemaker of the Year Cameron Woodbridge

With 3 wines featured in our Top 100 Wines of 2017, Cameron Woodbridge was a clear choice for our 2017 Winemaker of the Year.

Wine isn’t simply a beverage. Wine is a passion, a way of life, of living. The appreciation of wine is something that...

Winemaker to Know: Cameron Woodbridge

Wine isn’t simply a beverage. Wine is a passion, a way of life, of living. The appreciation of wine is something that Cameron Woodbridge was raised with. Growing up around the wine country of southern Ontario in Canada started this journey but it...

Calafia Cellars Delivers Legendary California Wine

Calafia Cellars

Randle Johnson has been working in Napa Valley for 35 years, and is currently a winemaker at Hess Collection. Calafia Cellars is the personal brand of Randle and his wife MaryLee. Made from their own estate grapes blended with...

Featured Wine: Noemi Cabernet

September is California wine month and nothing screams California quite like a Napa Valley Cabernet. This week's featured wine is one we just keep coming back to and it continues to be our number one most re-ordered wine of all time! Vintage...

Featured Wine: Purlieu Cabernet Sauvignon

jjWe are no stranger to this week's featured wine Purlieu Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, previous vintages have landed the top spots of our annual 100 list and winemaker Julien Fayard was our 2016 winemaker of the year. The name Purlieu means...

Featured Wine: Pilcrow Cabernet

This week's featured wine comes from a new producer (both new to us and the winemaking scene) Sara Beer with Pilcrow wines. Although this may be Sara's first foray into winemaking, she is a wine-industry veteran. Raised in the United States by...