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McKenzie-Mueller Vineyards and Winery

McKenzie-Mueller Vineyards and Winery

If you imagine a smaller vineyard and winery to be the place where you will find down-to-earth people who simply love people and wine, then McKenzie-Mueller is exactly where you want to visit. These folks have a very down-home view of the world and they put their heads and hearts together over the very grapes that they now grow and harvest to produce 2,500 cases of wine per year. From the beginning, Bob Mueller has been a man who loved to farm, making his transition to winemaking as easy as slipping on a pair of boots. His wife, Karen, already […]

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May 27, 2017

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Etude Wines: Elegance in a glass

Etude Wines: Elegance in a glass

At Etude Wines, the resounding view is that wine should come from outstandingly sourced blocks of only the best grapes on the vine. While this view is certainly one that exists within nearly every vineyard and winery in the industry, Etude has taken their efforts to a level that simply cannot be ignore. Their dedication to producing only the best possible wines from the blocks they select and providing their clientele with an outstanding tasting experience is admirable and more than noteworthy. Where are the vineyards of Etude located and what types of wines do they make? Etude creates a […]

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May 26, 2017

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Artesa Winery of Napa Valley

Artesa Winery of Napa Valley

At Artesa Winery they focus on the quality of their wines, the sustainability of their vines, and a set of growing practices that help to ensure the future of their community. This had led to them gaining a great amount of popularity over time, which is why we decided to check out their wines. What we discovered was a line of premium wines that are delicious, aromatic, and hold a true to their environment quality that is impossible to miss. History and knowledge brought to the United States The history of Artesa Winery does not live within the confines of […]

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May 26, 2017

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Cuvaison Estate Wines: Carneros wines are delicious!

Cuvaison Estate Wines: Carneros wines are delicious!

The Pinot Noir and Chardonnay of Cuvaison Estate Wines are well-known in the region, having gained a reputation for their aroma and flavor that has brought to them a long list of loyal followers. The history of the estate is one rich with laughter, dedication, and a love for the craft of great winemaking that spans over three decades of experience. This lengthy history has resulted in some amazing features to the Cuvaison Estate Wines, including the art of their labels, which were designed by Andy Warhol himself. These designs were commissioned in the early 1980’s by Alexander Schmidheiny, the […]

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May 26, 2017

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Ancien Wines: Style and quality

Ancien Wines: Style and quality

When it comes to tradition, no one follows it more closely than the folks at Ancien Wines, where they take tradition and excellence to a higher level. Closely adhering to traditional production styles for their Chardonnay and Pinot Gris wines, they employ both barrel fermentation and barrel aging to ensure the truest to history wines they can possibly achieve. This allows their wines to hold a special quality that is lacking in many new-age produced wines. From the beginning, selective practices have created masterpieces Although they only produced 5 barrels of wine at their inception, this has allowed them to […]

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May 22, 2017

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Domaine Carneros : Excellence is Essential

Domaine Carneros : Excellence is Essential

At Domaine Carneros they take their wines very seriously, providing a level of quality that shows their dedication to the craft, as well as to their patrons. Focusing on sparkling wines has allowed them to perfect their process and produce some of the best wines possible from their beautiful estate vineyards where 95% of their grapes are sourced. In addition to outstanding premium wines, the estate features a breathtaking chateau that is impossible to miss. The 138-acre property was procured in 1987 and they have been creating delicious wines ever since with a dedication that surpasses many in the field. […]

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May 10, 2017