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Wine of the Week: Zeitgeist Trousseau Gris

This rather obscure white wine is making a comeback in California, vines like trousseau gris are catching the attention of a new generation of winemakers.  

What is Trousseau Gris?

A French variety of white wine grape. It is occasionally found in...

Wine of the Week: Picayune Albarino

Picayune is on a mission to unlock secret California wines. Their brand new wine, an Albariño from Russian River took us all by surprise this week. With wines featured in the Wall Street Journal, Decanter magazine, and on the wine list at Thomas...

Featured Wine: La Pitchoune Chenin Blanc

This week we tasted an incredible Chenin Blanc from one of our favorite producers, La Pitchoune. This lesser known white wine varietal deserves to a lot more attention then it currently gets and is why we picked it for the featured wine of the...

Featured Wine: Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne

What Better Way to Celebrate World Champagne Day?

This week we tasted the Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne.  Zero Dosage is a term used to denote the very driest style of Champagne, with less than three grams of residual sugar per...

Featured Wine: Wandering Star Cabernet Franc

A brand new wine from Cameron Woodbridge!

For Cameron Woodbridge wine isn’t simply a beverage. Wine is a passion, a way of life, of living. Working alongside his brother and mentor Jayson (of Hundred Acre fame), he began the process of learning...

Featured Wine: Lloyd Cellars Chardonnay

It's California Wine Month and we are celebrating all month long with featured wines from the Golden State. This week's pick: the 2015 Lloyd Chardonnay. Rob Lloyd was raised in a family where wines were an integral part of each evening's meal....

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: Martinelli 'Bella Vigna' Pinot Noir

The Martinelli family are part of the historical fiber of the Russian River Valley. They have been growing grapes and apples in Sonoma since 1887, planting their first Pinot Noir in 1970. A landmark Russian River Valley producer, Martinelli’s...

Featured Wine: Patrice Rion Bourgogne Blanc

Patrice Rion is one of the most innovative producers in Burgundy. He was one of the first to train his vines higher than the Burgundy standard, to increase the canopy without shading the grapes, giving better ripening and colour. He is also...

Featured Wine: TOR Torchiana Chardonnay

This is indisputable: Tor knows a great vineyard. He works with some of the best grapes on the planet. That’s what a great producer does—combination of instinct and knowledge to be able to recognize the best, and then the talent to bring out the...