• Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Zinfandel

  • Merlot

Region: Napa

  • Chardonnay

  • Sauvignon Blanc

  When founders Koerner and Joan Rombauer moved their two children, two horses and five dogs to Napa Valley in 1972, they arrived armed with an appreciation for the intimate relationship between food and wine. Their appreciation stemmed from Koerner’s great aunt Irma Rombauer having authored internationally renowned cookbook the Joy of Cooking and his ancestors originating from the winegrowing region of Rheingau, Germany, where wine is considered an essential complement to a meal.

  Appreciation bred passion, and Rombauer Vineyards was established in 1980.  Forty years later, the winery remains owned by second- and third-generation members of the family.

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Rombauer's Philosophy: 

  The Rombauer philosophy hasn’t changed since our founding in 1980: We believe in doing everything in our power to produce the best wines possible.

  With just three head winemakers in our 39-year history, we’ve achieved consistency of style — distinctive, fruit-driven wines — while continually refining and improving our winemaking practices. Richie Allen, our Director of Viticulture and Winemaking, embraces traditional and cutting-edge practices in the vineyard and cellar to make certain each wine gets the customized attention it needs.

  This marriage of old and new begins with optical sorters, ensuring only the best fruit makes it into our wines. All lots are separated, no matter how small, allowing Richie to determine the best fermentation and aging option for each. For reserve red wines, barrel fermentation is used to produce a more textured palate and silky tannins, and up to 25 types of French oak barrels are used for fermentation and/or aging. For all wines, a basket press and peristaltic pumps — larger versions of those used to move blood during surgery — provide for gentle handling every step of the way. Our caves provide ideal conditions for aging red wines.

  Along with Richie, Winemaker Luke Clayton and Associate Winemaker Andrew Holloway round out our winemaking team. Each started out as a harvest intern at Rombauer, working their way up to their current roles. They have a combined experience of more than 30 years producing Rombauer wines.

  Guided by their passion and expertise, Rombauer spares no effort or expense to produce the finest wines each vintage offers.

make them- a true taste of place. And what an incredibly special place it is.

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Old Vine Zinfandel

  • Pinot Noir

Region: Sonoma

  •  Sauvignon Blanc

  • Chardonnay

  • Petite Zin Rose

  Founded in 1972 by David S. Stare, Dry Creek Vineyard was the first new winery in the Dry Creek Valley following Prohibition. Dave’s vision to start a winery modeled after a Loire Valley château reintroduced the world to the wines of northern Sonoma County. Dry Creek Vineyard proudly carries the legacy as Dry Creek Valley’s namesake winery and the flagship of our renowned winegrowing region. Today, his daughter Kim Stare Wallace continues to build on these established traditions while innovating for the future. With the second generation firmly at the helm, the stewardship and future of Dry Creek Vineyard has never been brighter.

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 Dry Creek's Philosophy: 

  Our vineyards in  Dry Creek Valley wine country give us a perfect opportunity to grow many varietals.  Matching vineyard to varietal in order to grow and produce many types of world-class wine is at the heart of our philosophy. Being appellation minded and seeking growing sites that fit our winemaking approach aligns with the future vision of our family winery.

 Vineyard diversity forms the cornerstone of our winemaking philosophy. Sonoma County’s has a vast array of growing conditions that allow us to satisfy our desire to define varietal type by discovering varietal-specific growing conditions. To ensure a measure of control in this regard, we farm multiple vineyards within ten separate estate-owned properties in the heart of wine country that total approximately 185 vine acres.

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Sonoma

  • Chardonnay

  Located at the northern end of Sonoma County, Alexander Valley is a long, narrow winegrowing region defined by the Russian River winding up its west side and Mayacamas Mountains lining its eastern borders. Veteran vintners group the region’s vineyard terrain into four categories: valley floor, first bench, second bench and hillside.

  While Alexander Valley’s warm, inland locale is most suitable to Bordeaux grapes, its gentle benchland slopes, or “cotes” as they’re called in France, are visually more reminiscent of Burgundy. Quality Cabernet Sauvignon grapes thrive from the benchlands to the rolling hillsides and mountain ridges, thanks to the valley’s inland locale and its diverse array of soils rich in calcium, gravel, sand and clay.

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 Jordan's Philosophy: 

  Our goal with winemaking at Jordan Winery is simple: We attempt to achieve, through our winemaking practices, is a balance among the component parts of a wine. The realization of this balance between fruit, acidity, tannin, and alcohol ensures both a wine of finesse and enduring elegance and, quite importantly, a thread of continuity in our style from vintage to vintage.

  Our commitment to producing a singular Russian River Valley Chardonnay and a singular Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon—each a collection of the best lots of grapes thoughtfully blended to honor the subtleties of old-world wine traditions in France—allows for sharp focus on every detail of winegrowing. Each year’s vintage reflects a deft winemaking approach that adapts to Mother Nature’s needs, moods and realities throughout the growing season.

  The result is pristine grape clusters harvested with uniform ripeness at lower sugar levels—the foundation for crafting classic wines that are approachable while young yet still age gracefully. Even after four decades, we refuse to rest on our laurels. John Jordan and Winemaker Maggie Kruse continue to push the farthest boundaries of winemaking quality with a diverse selection of vineyard blocks, fine-tuned year after year.

  Honoring the best of France’s winegrowing philosophies, grapes from our estate vineyards and a family of Sonoma County growers receive equal consideration for our master blends. Only the highest-ranking wine lots will be selected for Jordan’s barrel cellar, where a judicious combination of mature and new oak, primarily French, helps Jordan wines achieve our elegant style.

  The inspiration for Jordan wines include the noted Chardonnay appellations of Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet in Burgundy, and Saint-Julien and Pauillac in Bordeaux, villages known for their silky, Cabernet Sauvignon blends. While current trends in much of winemaking today may focus on recipes for crafting big, powerful wines to garner scores, Jordan remains committed to a timeless style of wine renowned by chefs, sommeliers and consumers alike for its food pairing affinity

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Cabernet Franc

  • Pinot Noir

  • Petit Verdot

  • Malbec

  • Sangiovese

  • Merlot

  • Chardonnay

  • Sauvignon Blanc

  • Rose

Region: Napa

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  Founded in 1981 by Ron and Diane Miller and her mother, Lillian Disney, Silverado Vineyards has become an iconic estate and home to some of Napa Valley’s most-recognized wines.

  Today, the third and fourth generations of the Miller family sustainably farm 360 acres across six estate vineyards in the Napa Valley. From these, the winery produces estate and single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, and Chardonnay as well as a variety of other small production wines

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 Silverado's Story: 

  The winery takes its name from the historic vineyard which surrounds it. The vineyard borrowed its name from the abandoned mining town at the top of the Napa Valley. Here, over a century ago Robert Louis Stevenson stayed and wrote, “The beginning of vine planting is like the beginning of mining for precious metals: the winegrower also ‘prospects’.” Four generations of Millers are still ‘prospecting’ for wine, making something beautiful from the land under their care.

  A gem in the heart of Stags Leap District, Silverado Vineyards is about to embark on its fourth decade of producing estate-grown, produced, and bottled fine wines. The third and fourth generations of the Miller family continue the founders' legacy.

  Silverado Vineyard was one of the first four in Stags Leap District to plant Cabernet in the 1960s. The winery owns five other storied vineyards across Napa Valley’s top AVAs: Miller Ranch in Yountville, Mt. George in Coombsville, Soda Creek/Borreo Ranch, and both Firetree and Vineburg in Carneros. The estate is comprised of over 600 acres. Forty percent of the land is preserved, and 360 acres are sustainably farmed and certified Napa Green.

  Winemaker Jon Emmerich is tasked with evoking a sense of place in the estate wines produced from these contrasting and historic vineyard sites. In 2020, Jon celebrated his 30th anniversary with the winery, and his counterpart, associate winemaker Elena Franceschi celebrated her 25th anniversary. Together, they have grown Silverado Vineyards’ reputation for quality and consistency.

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