Oak Knoll District AVA

Situated towards the southern end of the Napa Valley, just north of the city of Napa and the Los Carneros AVA, lies the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley (OKD). Being at the southern end of the valley, the climate is a bit calmer, cooled by the San…

Customer Take Over: Patriot Owen B

Our final installment in the Customer Take Over series comes to us from the very patriotic Patriot Owen B and the Most Dangerous Ways crew.

Based on the Lot bottles shown, they’ve been around for quite some time.

The title says it all, “Most Dangerous Ways to Open a Bottle of Wine”

and with that, we’ll let The Patriot take it away…

Customer Take Over: John Krause

John submitted this interview video for a web redesign project he is working on.  Aside from this, and being a customer of ours, John runs the website California Corks, filled with wineries as a database to help you plan your CA wine country tours, resources for wine region maps, tasting tips, and more!  We can’t wait for the web redesign to be finished which will include more winemaker interviews like the one above, focusing on the California winery experience.  Check it out!

In this video, Ken Post from Fäsi Estate Winery is interviewed, and he comes off as the archetypal Central Valley winemaker.  He’s well spoken, sweet, fun loving, knowledgeable, willing to experiment, and honest.

Not to mention, the video production level is quite nice, aside from a bit of cellar echo, but well, that too is honest, so no harm, no foul.

Please enjoy, and thank you John!

Customer Take Over: Adrienne Cordray

Our next installment of Customer Take Over comes as a question from Adrienne, who isn’t an active customer as far as we can tell, but is clearly on the mailing list. Adrienne simply asked, “Do you carry vegan wines? I am vegan.” Well, no one in the industry…

Customer Take Over: Glenn Fund

Our next customer submission comes from the ever cheerful and fun-to-chat-with customer Glenn Fund.  There are a number of guests we love, a smaller number we geek-out with about wine casually on the phones/email, and then there is the upper tier of genuinely awesome folks, like Glenn, who…

Customer Take Over: Bob Dunehoo

Welcome everyone to our October 2019 Customer Take Over series!  Our first submission for the series comes in the form of a request from our customer Bob Dunehoo: “Cam – For those of us older consumers of your efforts to educate us about, and provide us with, great…

Finish

Wine Term: Finish Variations: Exit, Resonates, Waves, Length Alternate Usages: Finish of, exits with, resonant waves of, resonates with, with great length What it really means: The aftertaste of the wine Ok, never good to say the wine has a banana “aftertaste” – it sounds so much more…

Missouri Wine Facts

While September winds down, we want to take a moment to recognize that we are deep into Missouri Wine Month.  Shared with California and North Carolina, Missouri can be overshadowed, but here are some fun facts to help you keep the state in mind next September (or for…