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2012 La Valentina Montepulicano d’Abruzzo

2012 La Valentina Montepulicano d'Abruzzo

Fattoria La Valentina was founded in 1990 in Spoltore, a village nestled amongst Pescara hills on the central coast of the Adriatic. They are the producers of our first email deal of the new year, the 2012 La Valentina Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. The unique features of the region’s microclimate, combined with vines well-suited to the land,[…]

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2013 Oveja Negra Cabernet Franc/Carmenere

2013 Oveja Negra Cabernet Franc/Carmenere

Chile’s Maule Valley, just south of Santiago, is one of the countries most geographically diverse wine regions.  It sits between the Andes and Coastal Mountains resulting in a rich mix of soil and climate types as you move towards or away from the the two mountain ranges.  Our email wine this week, the 2013 Oveja[…]

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2012 Chateau Pesquie Terrasses Blanc

2012 Chateau Pesquie Terrasses Blanc

Chateau Pesquie is in the Ventoux region of France, overlooking the Rhone Valley. Founded in 1990 by Paul and Edith Chaudiere, the estate is now run by their sons, Alex and Fred. Chateau Pesquie has over 100 hectares of vineyards with vines that are all sustainably grown on organic soils and maintained with hand tilling[…]

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2013 Underwood Pinot Noir

2013 Underwood Pinot Noir

The mission driving the folks at the Union Wine Company is to produce affordable, craft wines from Oregon. After working at a number of great Oregon wineries, Union Wine founder Ryan Harms, grew disillusioned that his friends couldn’t afford most of the wine being produced by the places he worked. Union Wine Company was his[…]

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2014 Saint Florin Bordeaux Blanc

2014 Saint Florin Bordeaux Blanc

Our email special this week is the 2014 Saint Florin Bordeaux Blanc produced by Jean-Marc and Catherine Jolivet. The Jolivets are 4th generation winemakers and grape growers who have shown both creativity and the willingness to innovate during their time at the helm of the family business. They have 27 hectares of vines perched up[…]

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2013 Graham Beck “Game Reserve” Pinotage

Founded in 1983, Graham Beck is the only South African winery with 3 internationally accredited environmental and business ethics awards: “Championship Status” from the Biodiversity Winery Initiative for conservation practices, Certified ISO 14001 for environmental sustainability practices and Founding Member of the Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association, dedicated to the promotion and practice of “fair[…]

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2012 Tenuta Sant’Antonio Scaia Rosso

2012 Tenuta Sant'Antonio Scaia Rosso

Who are Armando, Paolo, Tiziano and Massimo Castagnedi? They are the four brothers behind the incredible winery of Tenuta Sant’Antonio located just northwest of Verona, Italy. The brothers had grown up working around their fathers vineyards in San Zeno di Colognola ai Colli, the epicenter for the top quality wines of the region (an area[…]