New Arrivals

  1. Tor Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2016

    Tor Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2016

    The 2016 Napa Valley Cab is a blend from three district, very steep, mountainside single vineyards on Soda Canyon, Mt. Veeder, and Spring Mountain. All three lots were were fermented separately and then assembled to showcase a sweet fruity richness. The result is a bold, full-bodied wine that's backed up by grainy, oaky tannins and aromas of licorice, peppercorn, coffee, blackcurrant, cherry, and plum. Learn More
  2. Tegernseerhof Riesling Auslese Niederosterreich 2015

    Tegernseerhof Riesling Auslese Niederosterreich 2015

    Delicious sweet Riesling from one of Wachau’s top and oldest producers. Grapes come from the Steiner Pfaffenberg vineyard just above the river on the Wachau-Kremstal border. The rich, heady nose is full of aromas of stone and tropical fruit, smoke, petrol, sweet spices, and dried flowers, with a slowly developing maturity. Wonderfully balanced, the sweetness lifted by fresh acidity, and rounded off by a long, textured finish. Learn More
  3. Erben von Beulwitz Riesling Mosel 2016

    Erben von Beulwitz Riesling Mosel 2016

    From the Ruwer region, an area known for difficult, cool growing conditions but the best producers make the struggle worth it. The Nies’chen vineyard is steep and well-exposed, an extreme site with blue slate and sparse stony topsoil – the vines for this wine come from just above a wall on the hill’s steepest section, hence the name “Auf den Mauern.” This is a powerful, tense wine with a developing smokiness, some richness, a spicy texture, and a long finish. Learn More
  4. Tegernseerhof Gruner Veltliner Wachau 2016

    Tegernseerhof Gruner Veltliner Wachau 2016

    From the Loibenberg vineyard in the heart of the Wachau – with its perfect aspect, it’s one of the classic vineyards of the region. The combination of loess and gneiss soils makes it ideal for Grüner Veltliner – enough water retention for the vines and enough rockiness to create concentrated structure in the wines. Spending 9 months on the lees, the result is intense and rich with aromas of white pepper, lemon, lime, salt, and smoke, crisp acidity, and a powerful finish. Learn More
  5. Crocker & Starr SVB Napa 2018

    Crocker & Starr SVB Napa 2018

    94% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Sémillon. Extremely good value, enticing Sauvignon Blanc, with a little bit of Sémillon to add some extra weight and waxy texture. Fresh and fruity on the nose with aromas of lemon and lime zest, white peach, melon, and kaffir lime leaf. Acidity is lively and refreshing on an uplifting palate with a saline texture. Approachable, vibrant, and very refreshing. Learn More
  6. Malat Steinbuhel Riesling Kremstal 2013

    Malat Steinbuhel Riesling Kremstal 2013

    9th-generation winery going back to 1722, specializing in single-vineyard expressions of Kremstal. This comes from the Steinbühel vineyard, its name meaning stony hill – indicating soil and exposition ideal for Riesling, making it even more intense and ageworthy than usual. Aged for 6-8 months in 2,000 liter oak barrels, there are concentrated aromas of smoke, petrol, and lime zest, with fresh acidity and a weighty palate for the perfect balance between freshness and maturity. Learn More
  7. Tetu Rose Cotes du Roussillon 2018

    Tetu Rose Cotes du Roussillon 2018

    70% Syrah, 30% Grenache from Catalan France in the Côtes du Roussillon – this is the perfect summer wine from the warmest and driest of France’s wine regions. It’s extremely refreshing, with a light, easy-drinking mouthfeel and aromas of fresh rose petals, strawberry, red cherry, and pomegranate. Immediate, engaging, and very approachable, with a juicy, fruity core that gives the wine life and vibrancy. Learn More
  8. Carboniste Sparkling Albarino 2018

    Carboniste Sparkling Albarino 2018

    Now this is fun. Local husband and wife team, Dan and Jacqueline Person, love Albariño so much that they wanted to make California’s first sparkling version. It spends just 3 months on the lees, giving the wine some structure and toasty texture, but this is all about the wine’s freshness: apples, pears, peaches, honeysuckle, jasmine, and a touch of cinnamon. 3g/L dosage – so completely dry. As the label indicates, drink with octopus. Learn More
  9. Carboniste Sparkling Rose 2018

    Carboniste Sparkling Rose 2018

    Very limited production for this sparkling rosé follow-up to Carboniste’s very successful sparkling Albariño. The grape this time is Pinot Noir and the result is a fun, very approachable bottle of bubbles full of vibrant aromas of rose petals, redcurrants, strawberries, red cherries, and guava. Perfect way to see out the summer. Learn More
  10. Paitin Langhe Nebbiolo "Starda" 2017

    Paitin Langhe Nebbiolo "Starda" 2017

    Here in the heart of Napa, we’re finding it very hard to resist becoming a wine shop specialising in Nebbiolo. But it’s hard when there’s so much good wine being made, especially when it’s such good value as this one. Anyone we’ve tasted blind on this wine has guessed it to be priced at $40-50, but it’s half the price. It’s everything you want and expect from Nebbiolo – pretty and floral with aromas of red fruits, tar, and perfume, with a superb tannic/acidic structure. Learn More