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Introducing Award-Winning Radevic Estate Wines

Montenegrin wine maker is poised to become a sensation state-side. June 26, 2015, New York, NY — Discerning palates in the United States will now be able to sample the outstanding Montenegrin wines that have rest of the world talking.

Introducing Award-Winning Radevic Estate Wines

Montenegrin wine maker is poised to become a sensation state-side. June 26, 2015, New York, NY — Discerning palates in the United States will now be able to sample the outstanding Montenegrin wines that have rest of the world talking.

RODNEY STRONG Charlotte’s Home Sauvignon Blanc Proves California Can Make Great Wines For Under $20

RODNEY STRONG northern Sonoma Place Matters. SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA 2013 SAUVIGNON BLANC ESTATE VINEYARDS WWW.RODNEY STRONG.COM © 2014 Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA #RS4000071 THE STORY At Rodney Strong Vineyards is that they focus on modern artisan winemaking, exclusively from

RODNEY STRONG Charlotte’s Home Sauvignon Blanc Proves California Can Make Great Wines For Under $20

RODNEY STRONG northern Sonoma Place Matters. SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA 2013 SAUVIGNON BLANC ESTATE VINEYARDS WWW.RODNEY STRONG.COM © 2014 Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA #RS4000071 THE STORY At Rodney Strong Vineyards is that they focus on modern artisan winemaking, exclusively from

Oak Knoll 2011 Unoaked Chardonnay

VINEYARD: 100% Dion Vineyard Dijon 76 clone GROWING SEASON: 2011 growing season was one of the wettest in Oregon wine history. Many winemakers shot the gun early out of nervousness that the rain may keep coming. Jeff took the risk

Oak Knoll 2011 Unoaked Chardonnay

VINEYARD: 100% Dion Vineyard Dijon 76 clone GROWING SEASON: 2011 growing season was one of the wettest in Oregon wine history. Many winemakers shot the gun early out of nervousness that the rain may keep coming. Jeff took the risk

Artezin Petite Sirah Is A Winner

Once used primarily as a blending grape to provide color and structure, Petite Sirah has proven it can stand on its own, yielding complex, intense and ageworthy wines. Mendocino County, with its warmer Mediterranean climate, is an ideal location for

Artezin Petite Sirah Is A Winner

Once used primarily as a blending grape to provide color and structure, Petite Sirah has proven it can stand on its own, yielding complex, intense and ageworthy wines. Mendocino County, with its warmer Mediterranean climate, is an ideal location for

2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir From River Road Is A Holiday Delight

The 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir is a Nouveau-style wine produced from hand-selected Pinot Noir grapes. We harvested the Pinot from our lovely Russian River Valley vineyards, when the flavors of the berries were juicy and ripe. The grapes were

2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir From River Road Is A Holiday Delight

The 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir is a Nouveau-style wine produced from hand-selected Pinot Noir grapes. We harvested the Pinot from our lovely Russian River Valley vineyards, when the flavors of the berries were juicy and ripe. The grapes were

J PINOT GRIS, CALIFORNIA 2011

Pinot Gris comes in many different styles. At J,it is crisp, with bright fruit expression, and a touch of minerality. As always, it begins in the vineyard. The myriad of Russian River Valley estate vineyards provide fruit that comes from

J PINOT GRIS, CALIFORNIA 2011

Pinot Gris comes in many different styles. At J,it is crisp, with bright fruit expression, and a touch of minerality. As always, it begins in the vineyard. The myriad of Russian River Valley estate vineyards provide fruit that comes from

Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Fratelli Barba

I confess. I am normally not a fan of Montepulciano. Not that I haven’t sampled delightful exceptions, but I usually prefer more acid, depth and individuality.  The Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2010, from Barba changed my mind-set. A bit of spice,

Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Fratelli Barba

I confess. I am normally not a fan of Montepulciano. Not that I haven’t sampled delightful exceptions, but I usually prefer more acid, depth and individuality.  The Vasari Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2010, from Barba changed my mind-set. A bit of spice,