Sostener

Sostener

One Pinot Noir = a singularly mind blowing value Sostener is a collaborative project between two Monterey grower/vintners—Steve McIntyre of McIntyre Vineyards, and Michael Thomas of Wrath Wines. They both generally have their hands fairly full with their own wineries, but had an itch to fill a void in the world of Pinot Noir that…

Halcon Wines

Halcon Wines

Insanity in Domestic Syrah. Winemaker and Co-Founder Pax Mahle has a thing for Syrah. And, he has been making a name for himself and for the grape since 2000; with Pax Wines, Wind Gap, etc. Baron Ziegler, Co-Founder and CEO is/was a super fan of Pax, but he is also an innovator in the industry,…

The Piquette Project

The Piquette Project

Turning water into wine since 2019. A joint project between Patrick Cappiello (Monte Rio and Skull Wines) and Pax Mahle (Wind Gap, Halcon, etc). This is the kind of innovative, throw back, way delicious weirdness that makes us happy! Four flavors, each with a different fruit addition: Blancette, Rougette, Orangette and Pinkette. Do you like…

Skull Wines

Skull Wines

Handcrafted California wines with a modest price tag. A joint venture between Patrick Cappiello of Monte Rio Cellars, and Pax Mahle of Wind Gap, etc. Skull Wines are simplicity itself. They are farmed organically and made naturally, with just four basic flavors: Red, White, Rose and Sparkling, all with minimalist labels and minimal price tags….

Monte Rio Cellars

Monte Rio Cellars

Hand crafted wines in the spirit of old California. For fun, Google, “Patrick Cappiello Images”, and see what comes up. Or just click here, and I’ll save your fingers the work. The interwebs is loaded with our guy to the right standing in front of walls of wine, looking earnest, cheerful, tall, a smidge gangly…

Farella

Farella

Farella is one of the most historic sites in Coombsville (maybe the most historic?). They were ahead of the times, and Coombsville has now become one of the most sought-after appellations in the Napa Valley for Bordeaux varieties.  As our climate gets warmer, this is considered one of the coolest and most moderate temperature appellations in…

Wrath

Wrath

Exploring the potential and joy of their corner of SLH one small lot at a time Wrath produces site-driven Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc from their estate vineyard and respected properties in the Santa Lucia Highlands. They are located at the base of the “corner” of SLH, where the highlands make a curve….

Vaughn Duffy

Vaughn Duffy

Family-owned winery crafting small-batch Pinot Noirs and other limited bottlings. Matt Duffy started his career as a winemaking intern for Siduri. After that stint, Matt went to Vinify, a custom-crush operation where he learned from many other winemakers and mentors. Eventually he ran operations at Vinify, and in 2009 Matt and his wife Sara purchased…

Valravn

Valravn

Authentic Sonoma County Wines you can afford Valravn is the core domestic brand of Valkyrie Selections. The evolution of a dream that started years ago with another label they created out of frustration, Banshee Wines. It began as a singular Pinot Noir made to provide value in a category living almost perpetually at $60 retail….

Union Sacré

Union Sacré

Freshness personified from the Central Coast Union Sacré is the “instant success” record holder in our portfolio for going from zero to sold out in an unprecedented time frame. You start a partnership with your fingers crossed, certainly full of hope, but of course you never know until the wines go in the bag and…

Turnbull Wine Cellars

Turnbull Wine Cellars

Dirt to Bottle, exceptional wines from the Napa Valley, as it should be. Turnbull has been rooted in the culture and history of the Napa Valley, making wine of exceptional quality since 1979. A small, family owned winery, that punches far above it’s weight class. Winemaker Peter Heitz garners astronomical press year after year, and…

Terre Rouge

Terre Rouge

What we all hope to be–better with age! Bill Easton is the source. The original, the generator; unquestionably the reason we have so many interesting wines and producers coming out of Amador County these days. A mentor for many, revered in the press. If you haven’t tried anything from his arsenal in a while or…