Frequently Asked Questions

How often does the wine club ship? We ship once monthly, approximately the third week of the month. When will you charge my credit card? Charges for each shipment run during the first week of each month. We will always contact you in advance to remind you, and to offer detailed information about that month's … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions

“I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Woman-Owned Wineries featured winemaker in July 2020 was Sonja Magdevski of Santa Barbara County. Our live interview with her, hosted by founder Amy Bess Cook, covered a range of topics--from her unlikely path, to agricultural labor, to vinous cider, and the limitations of labels. A journalist by training, Sonja earned a Fulbright Scholarship in 1998 … Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Cultivating Connection: A Conversation with Marta Rich of Talisman Wines 

"Emotional intelligence is one of the most valuable concepts that anyone can apply.  It ... helps us navigate our interactions and derive a mutually beneficial outcome for anything and everything that we do." ~Marta Rich Amid a health crisis that asks us to distance ourselves from other people, there has perhaps never been a better … Continue reading Cultivating Connection: A Conversation with Marta Rich of Talisman Wines 

Featured Bottle: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir

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