These Are Super Wines and Here’s Why

Are you ready for some football?! It would be more fun for me if there was a purple team or a green team in the game but we must go with Brady and Belichick (again…) and the Dirty Birds. OK, we’ll make up for that with some great food and wines. I finally broke...

Joel Gott Rolls Along

We’ve been following Joel Gott for some time now and it’s still amazing to witness his success in the wine market. It seems like overnight, but he’s been bottling his eponymous wines since 1996. Starting out with some single vineyard Zinfandel from California, he now...

What We Need Now is Vigilance!

Clay Shannon is a rancher, grape grower, and businessman. He is also a man of the land and, through the operation of his estate, is attempting to have the smallest carbon footprint possible. His wine labels include both Vigilance and Shannon Ridge which are Lake...

Lyrics by Etude, Music by Santa Barbara

If you have followed this missive over the last few years you already know that Santa Barbara County contains some of my favorite wineries, vineyards and places to visit. It’s a place with wonderful terroir, bringing together ocean breezes and long, cool growing...

Tilia for Wine Value

To say that Nicolás Catena is a pioneer in the Argentine wine production is a bit of an understatement. He is often cited as the person who has helped create the high quality, modern industry that Argentina is today. The Catena family operates in many different...

Bubbles on the Brain!

POP! POP! POP! The sound of corks popping is one of my favorite things. I know many folks only drink sparkling wine at weddings or on New Year’s Eve which is unfortunate. The bubbly, whether from the actual region of Champagne or any other wine region in the world, is...
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