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Friday, Dec 31 2010
Cameron Hughes Lot 159 Santa Barbara Chardonnay chosen as a 5-Star Selection in Beverage Dynamics Magazine. Rated 92 points!
Friday, Dec 31 2010
Preview 2011: Wineries may not escape crush of foreclosures “A lot of people can’t hold out much longer,” said Cameron Hughes, owner of San Francisco’s Cameron Hughes Wines, which often buys grapes or wine from distressed or overstocked sellers.
Friday, Dec 31 2010
FIVE CHW wines make the list of the best value wines from the second half of 2010, based on Spirit of Wine specific criteria for determining "best value". Lot 159 Santa Barbara Chardonnay; Lot 175 Napa Merlot; Lot 177 Napa Syrah; Lot 151, Columbia Valley Riesling/Chenin Blanc; and Lot 95 Chilean Meritage.
Wednesday, Dec 29 2010
Best “Buy and Hold” Wine for 2010: Cameron Hughes Lot 200, 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley.
Tuesday, Dec 14 2010
Featured wine: Cameron Hughes Lot 167 Petite Sirah. Mark explains why Petite Sirah is perfect for winter months or whenever you "want a lot from your wine," even if it's a little John Mellencamp-style pain with your pleasure.
Monday, Dec 13 2010
Do you need a winemaker - to make good wine? The answer is YES - but you don't need to give the winemaker credit! Apparently, Cameron Hughes purchases the bulk of left over reserve juice from wineries that have too much on hand at a fraction of the cost. He then blends, labels, and releases these great tasting wines at affordable prices, passing on the value to the...
Friday, Dec 10 2010
Bottom Line on Lot 200: We couldn't do it any better than Cameron and, as hard as it is to represent this wine appropriately, this is a kick ass bottle.
Thursday, Dec 09 2010
We recommend Cameron Hughes Lot 136 Cabernet Sauvignon as a great holiday gift idea for the wine lover. The Cameron Hughes Lot Series is based on sourcing some of the best quality grapes from the best regions, and making small lots of each particular wine. Lot 136 is Oakville and Rutherford fruit, two of the best-known areas within Napa for Cabernet Sauvignon.
Thursday, Dec 09 2010
The Wine.Woot deal: Cameron Hughes 2008 Flying Winemaker Margaret River Chardonnay. Woot posts: "Margaret River is quite possibly the most amazing wine region I've experienced! You can't possibly go wrong with this!" and "It's a very decent daily drinker if you like Chardonnay. It's definitely not an over the top oak bomb..."
Tuesday, Dec 07 2010
Lot 200 is quite unlike the rest of the wines you might find in the grocery store. This is a serious, SERIOUS wine. What does that even mean? It means it would be a complete waste of this wine to buy it, take it home pop the cork and without decanting pour yourself a glass and pair it with some steak you bought for $4 a pound at your local grocer. This is the kind...