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Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Vie comes from the Old French word meaning “to invite” or “to give occasion for”. But, in French today, it is simply translated “life”. So if you’re...

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Winery of the Week: Grgich Hills Estate – Napa Valley

Winery of the Week: Grgich Hills Estate – Napa Valley

Grgich Hills Estate is a winery with quite a pedigree. It’s co-founder Miljenko “Mike” Grgich first gained international recognition, some forty years...

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Winery of the Week: Louis M. Martini

Winery of the Week: Louis M. Martini

The Martini family has been crafting world-class Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley and Sonoma County since the early 1930’s. Their founder, Louis M....

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Winery of the Week: Per Cazo Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Per Cazo Cellars – Paso Robles

Per Cazo means ‘by chance’ in Italian, but after tasting their wines, it’s hard to believe they were simply made by pure luck. Winemaker Steve Glossner...

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Winery of the Week: Freemark Abbey – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Freemark Abbey – Rutherford

Freemark Abbey has a history in the Napa Valley, and Rutherford in particular, dating back to 1899. Over the years, the winery certainly played a part in developing...

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Winery of the Week: Raymond Vineyards – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Raymond Vineyards – Rutherford

Raymond Vineyards was founded in 1970 as a 90-acre estate in Rutherford, making it one of the Napa Valley’s pioneers. Today, the winery’s property comprises...

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Winery of the Week: Alpha Omega

Winery of the Week: Alpha Omega

A somewhat hidden gem in the heart of the Napa Valley, Alpha Omega sources fruit from Rutherford as well as other surrounding appellations to produce first-rate,...

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Winery of the Week: Round Pond – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Round Pond – Rutherford

At Round Pond, they strive to showcase the best of their Napa Valley estate vineyards, with a special focus on the vines in the Rutherford appellation, an area revered...

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Winery of the Week: Foley Johnson – Rutherford

Winery of the Week: Foley Johnson – Rutherford

The Rutherford AVA in the Napa Valley is renowned by wine lovers everywhere for its Cabernet, as well as the other Bordeaux varieties grown in the area, and the...

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Wines of the Week:  S.I.P Certified Whites & Rosé

Wines of the Week: S.I.P Certified Whites & Rosé

In the wine industry, the notion of sustainability, or striving to produce every vintage in a way which benefits the land, the air, and the workers over the long...

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