Summer Wines To Beat the Heat

It’s the Fourth of July and summer is officially here. When you think of summer holidays, images of burgers and beers generally come to mind. Well, I’ve got the wine aficionados covered as well, with this list of my favorite summer wines. Union Sacre “La Marianne” Chardonnay 2016 Creamy, yet elegant, with bold flavors of lemon…

No Stone Unturned

Not many Winemakers can say they were “born in a barn,” but in the case of Unturned Stone’s Owner & Winemaker Erin Mitchell, that’s exactly what happened. In 2010, Erin and her husband, fellow Winemaker Randy Czech, began an experiment that would change their lives. And it all began, you guessed it, in a barn….

Beyond the Sea

What happens when you plant a vineyard on the beach? You get wonderfully terroir driven wines that make you feel like you’re on the open ocean with a crisp breeze in your hair. You get Aequorea. Winemaker Aaron Jackson works with a dedicated group of growers that have a passion for “ocean farming” and have…

Meet Your New Favorite Neighbor

Most people in the California Wine game are no stranger to Booker Wines and Winemaker Eric Jensen. Jensen specializes in Rhône inspired blends in Paso Robles and has a history of extremely high scores from Robert Parker and other reputable wine critics. In fact, Jensen’s 2014 vintage of “Oublié,” a blend of Grenache, Mourvédre, and…