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2016 Burgundy is the Vintage No One Saw Coming

The good news 2016 is a stunning vintage, the bad news there are only miniscule amounts to be had

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...

The Winemaking Genius of Julien Fayard

We have been following Julien Fayard's career for several years now and are consistantly impressed with the wines that he creates.

In France, Julien worked in both Provence and Bordeaux, where he defined his core winemaking style at the exalted...

Grower and Winemaker: Ulises Valdez

Ulises Valdez is one of California’s most prestigious grape growers, though you wouldn’t know it by just speaking with him. Despite the enormity of his accomplishments, Valdez  carries himself with great humility. An emotional speaker who...

Titus Vineyards is Keeping it all in the Family

Located among 40 acres of historic vineyard in Napa Valley along the Silverado Trail just north of St. Helena, Titus Vineyards is a 2nd generation, family-owned and farmed estate producing high quality grapes for limited production, premium Napa...

Meet the Winemaker: Justin Lattanzio

We were first intorduced to Justin Lattanzio's wines in late 2016 and they have quickly become a favorite of both our staff and clients. The Umino Vineyard Pinot sold out in record time and took the number two spot in our 2016 top 100 wines....

Julien Fayard is Wine Spectrum's 2016 Winemaker of the Year

We have been following Julien Fayard's career for several years now and are consistantly impressed with the wines that he creates. When it came time to name a 2016 winemaker of the year, Julien was a no-brainer. With two wines in the Top 10 and...

Meet the Winemaker: Justin Lattanzio

Justin Lattanzio moved to San Francisco from the East Coast in the Fall of 1996, knowing very little about wine. However, with all of the great restaurants and wine shops in the San Francisco Bay area, it was easy for him to find and to taste...