Aaaaaaaaand, We’re Back!

Hope you all had a good holiday break! We sure as hell did! If you are like us, it’s 6 days into the new year, so our resolutions are out the window.  If you have more willpower than we do, then we salute you for your strength and…

Farewell, For Now…

Well, it’s time to wrap things up here for 2018. It was a good year. We got to meet all of you, and you got to really meet us on a more intimate and intellectual level than just the wines themselves. There were some ok articles, some good…

Party Season Spills!

Here are our 2 favorite methods to remove ‘the party’ after all the guests have left! 1.  The Baking soda Method:  Use a white cloth to blot as much of the stain as you can.  When you are no longer pulling up color form the spill, pour a…

The Mark of the Beast

Coming soon…666. Lot 666 that is. Annually we celebrate our marquee release (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 555, 600, 606, 616) in the fall. Enter this year’s Lot 666. Call it a sin, but at the crossroads of quality and price we have found an aggressively priced alternative to…

Sideways (14 years later)

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the release of Sideways, a movie that boasts countless nominations and awards, as well as a 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie’s success increased the attention and production of California Pinot Noir (a thin-skinned, temperamental grape – much like our protagonist Miles…

Celebrate: The Birth of a Nation!

Let’s all celebrate the day our forefathers published the Declaration of Independence, and all the amazing things this United States of America has offered the world: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Jazz, Baseball, American Football, Country Music, Walking on the Moon, Beyoncé, “Y’all”, John Deere, John Wayne, Cheap Beer,…

Introduction to The Tasting Room

How you doin’ folks! Welcome to our new digital tasting room!  Many people recognize us as a brand from the Costco days, when I used to stand in the stores and shout and shout, “Come on down, check it out!” “Best deals in the wine biz!” “$30 juice…