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In Memory of the 'King of Zinfandel' Kent Rosenblum

Tributes have been pouring in since it was announced that Kent Rosenblum, the good natured veterinarian from Minnesota turned winemaking icon passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday night from complications following knee replacement surgery.  He was...

Joseph Swan Celebrates 50 Years of Great Winemaking

Many of today’s wine drinkers might not have heard the story of Joseph Swan, but you probably know of a winery named Joseph Swan Vineyards in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. Before there was a Burt Williams and Ed Selyem making cult Pinot Noirs in...

WaterMark Wines: Napa's Best Kept Secret from the Winemaker of Diamond Creek Vineyards

WaterMark Wine is a small longtime under-the-radar boutique winery run by long time Phil Steinschriber. Phil is also winemaker for the much coveted Cabernet Sauvignons of Diamond Creek Vineyards and because of his long history (35+ years) working...

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.

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...

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...