4th of July Cookout Wine of the Moment: 2014 Antigal Uno Cabernet Sauvignon

Just in time for your 4th of July cookouts, I decided to taste the 2014 Antigual Uno Cabernet Sauvignon (SRP $18.00, sample for review). For those of you who have followed this website for at least a year will recall that I reviewed the 2013 Antigal Uno Malbec, whose tasting experience transported me to my … More 4th of July Cookout Wine of the Moment: 2014 Antigal Uno Cabernet Sauvignon

Hendry Ranch Wines

By far, Hendry was the most comprehensive tour and tasting I have ever experienced. Those who are new to the Napa Valley, grape growing, winemaking, how to taste wine, and wine and food pairing would benefit greatly from a morning spent with second-generation vintner and winemaker, George O. Hendry. *CLICK HERE TO READ*

Crocker & Starr

As I turned off California Highway 29 and onto Dowdell Lane, I did not know quite what to expect, as the first part of the drive is mostly industrial parks with wine storage warehouses and the like. However, just past that, it was as if I entered a completely different place… … More Crocker & Starr

Sabina Vineyards

A few miles north of the town of St. Helena and a few miles south of Calistoga in the St. Helena AVA of the Napa Valley is a gem of a winery, Sabina Vineyards. *CLICK HERE TO READ*

The Real Napa Valley

Many wineries in the Napa Valley craft stunning examples of cabernet sauvignon because the grape flourishes in our Mediterranean microclimates and varied soil types. However, the Napa Valley is more than corporations and cabernet sauvignon. In my most recent contribution to Snooth, I debunk this myth and share with you why common Napa Valley stereotypes are … More The Real Napa Valley