While Greenlip represents an entirely new brand entrant, it represents one of many import relationships négociant Cameron Hughes has developed over the last 10 years.
The first was Cameron Hughes Lot 353 Saint Péray Blanc, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadet, Semillon from the Northern Rhone Valley. Giglio quipped that Sauvignon Blanc often smells like cat pee. “Does it taste like cat pee? I don’t know.” This $24 wine was light and refreshing with green apple and grapefruit light flavors.
...Probably the most exciting wine venue in professional sports has come to AT&T Park with Vintage 58, a new wine bar located right behind home plate on the promenade level... There are four wines on tap, including the Greenlip sauvignon blanc from New Zealand and Cameron Hughes California Meritage. A single glass (6 ounces) costs $10, and the venue serves...
Do you owe Uncle Sam this year? Drink away your sorrows by ordering six bottles of wine (or any other increment of six, like 12, 18 or 24) from Cameron Hughes Wines and have them delivered for free, as part of the company's online tax relief week promotion ending April 15.
Cameron Hughes buys surplus grapes - in this case a field blend of zinfandel, petite sirah, Syrah and carignane - and has made a delicious peppery, savoury, floral red...
The 2010 Lot 360 Cabernet Sauvignon from Cameron Hughes has some great deep, dark, fruit. For $24, you get fine-wine all they way: concentrated, complex flavors. But just as important, this wine's got balance. Which is why it's actual value is $36!
You may have seen CHW in your local Costco. What makes it unique is that Cam and Jess do not own or even operate a winery; instead, they curate wine from high-end wineries all over the world – from sourcing grapes all the way to bottling the wine – managing the wine-making process and resulting in palate-pleasing wine for a fraction of the cost –...
DOUBLE GOLD - Lot 400 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
SILVER - Lot 345 2010 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon
SILVER - Lot 404 2010 Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon
SILVER - Lot 340 2010 Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay
SILVER - Lot 279 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points - Lot 360 Howell Mountain Cabernet, 90 points - Lot 337 Rutherford Meritage, 90 points - Lot 316 Napa Valley Cabernet, 92 points - Lot 335 Oakville Meritage
To judge by the tasting turnout for his Lot wines and to meet him in person, Cameron Hughes’ popular vintages are the next best thing to hot bread.