Monthly Archives: February 2015

Los Carneros Wine Night at Bouchon

Bouchon is one of Napa Valley’s finest restaurants.  It is an authentic French Bistro created in 2002 by the world renown Chef Thomas Keller of Napa Valley’s French Laundry.  Located just north of the Los Carneros wine region in Yountville, … Continue reading

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US Rosé Imports Grow Exponentially

Rosé, especially premium rosé, remains one of the hottest wine categories in the US, as we’ve reported in earlier articles.  Premium rosé (>$12/bottle) imports in 2014 increased 41% by volume and 53% by value. This comes on top of rapid … Continue reading

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2012 Sonoma County Releases from Willowbrook Cellars

Started in 2001 by winemaker Joe Otos and two partners, Willowbrook Cellars in Sebastopol produces small quantities of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Syrah.  The other partners include retired technology executive John Tracy and retired sales executive Ed Sillari.  While … Continue reading

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Sonoma County Winegrowers & Vintners Release IWR Report on The Wines of Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Winegrowers and Sonoma County Vintners have made our Report #44 The Wines of Sonoma County available free of charge on its web site along with the following press release: Last summer, the International Wine Review spent two … Continue reading

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Carlisle Winery’s Exceptional Old Vine Zinfandels and Rhone Wines from Sonoma

Mike and Kendall Officer launched their Carlisle Winery and Vineyards in 1998 with the goal of creating small lots of distinctive, world-class wines from some of California’s most special and unique vineyards—the old vine Zinfandel and field blends found throughout … Continue reading

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