"What I have always loved about Vermentino is that there are so many interpretations as to how to best represent the varietal," says Lindsey Otis, who just launched a new wine label, LOTIS.
Showcasing the beauty of the Santa Rita Hills and the fruits of loving collaboration, Camins2Dreams is an exciting new project from Spanish winemaker Mireia Taribo Tena and Chumash Native American winemaker Tara Gomez.
What: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir Where: Sonoma Coast, California Who: Raised on a walnut farm in the Central Valley, Katy Wilson knew she wanted to be a winemaker by age 18. After graduating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, she worked with Flowers and then Kamen before launching her own label, LaRue. She is now … Continue reading Featured Bottle: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir
SEPTEMBER FEATURE: TRES SABORES In a quiet corner of the Rutherford appellation in Napa Valley, tucked against the Mayacamas Mountains, lies a 35-acre working farm. Julie Johnson founded Tres Sabores in the 1990s as Napa Valley's first certified organic vineyard and winery. In the decades since, she has maintained a limited production of approximately 4,000 … Continue reading Next Delivery
"Winemakers are less guarded than scientists. There are no patents pending, so we can talk freely. " First trained as a microbiologist, founder and winemaker Kristie Tacey has built her wine brand from scratch over the last decade. Her meticulous yet intuitive style translates to the bottle and beyond. Also a vintage dress aficionado with a … Continue reading Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery