We enjoy the refined and elegant appearance of our wax-topped Donelan Syrah, Pinot Noir, or Grenache, but we don’t want you to be intimidated to open them. Wine Director Gianpaolo Paterlini of Acquerello Restaurant in SF makes a guest appearance to show how easy it is!
Sometimes I wonder if I love our Cuvee Christine Syrah too much. It may be one of our most underappreciated wines. Several people thoroughly enjoy it, but I wonder why not more. Cuvee Christine, our quintessential Sonoma County Syrah offering, bridges the gap between new and old world so well; taking advantage of California’s sunshine and ripeness all the while maintaining a European sensibility. Doesn’t that sound lovely? Some have suggested that if we charged more than the $45/bottle it might gain respect. However as a winemaker, you simply want it to be about the wine.
Well at this year’s Nantucket Wine Festival we did a private dinner in a wonderful home with our family of customers. The very talented Peter and Kathleen Wallace of the Westmoore Club created the menu. Without exaggeration I can say that I became nearly Continue reading