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Martin Ray 2021 Monterey + Sonoma Chardonnay

Balanced by these distinct appellations, Martin Ray blends their 100% Chardonnay to be classic in style and defined by the diversity among the vineyards we source from… Monterey County 51%, Sonoma County 49%. The culmination of factors from another drought year in California surprised us with a beautiful vintage. An unseasonably dry and mild winter, […]

Eco Terreno 2017 Otoño Cabernet Sauvignon

Receiving 93 point from James Suckling, the 2017 Otoño Cabernet Sauvignon is opaque, clear, dark purple with an effusive nose of black fruits (black currant, huckleberry, blackberry) with aromas of warm toast, brambles, roasting coffee beans, and hints of suede. Smooth, medium-full texture with bright acidity and a wonderfully even mouth feel that amplifies with […]

Iron Horse Stargazing Cuvee

Iron Horse Stargazing Cuvee was the star release of last year, receiving attention from Bloomberg, Robb Report, Press Democrat, KTVU and Nob Hill Gazette. It was included in the New York Times by Florence Fabricant in her Front Burner column: ““I am tasting the stars” is an exclamation about Champagne attributed, on shaky ground, to […]

16th Annual Gary Farrell Crab Dinner

The local Dungeness Crab season was a bit delayed again but is now in full swing. Just in time for the return of one of our favorite events of the year. Dine under twinkling lights in Gary Farrell’s barrel room with Director of Winemaking Theresa Heredia and the Gary Farrell Winery Team for a decadent […]

Pinot on the River

The annual Pinot on the River was a fun-filled Saturday of Pinot Noir, in the beautiful Russian River Valley. Winemakers and other Pinot-loving consumers mingled and enjoyed limited production West Coast Pinot Noirs. Including the Grand Tasting, with 40 wineries plus guest Artisan Food Vendors. LGBT Wine Society and LGBT Wine Map was a sponsor of […]

Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa

Nestled in perfectly landscaped gardens and offering a state-of-the-art health club and spa, this hotel in Santa Rosa, California is ideal for exploring world-class wineries in Sonoma and Napa. The Flamingo Resort is a mid-century marvel in The Valley of the Moon. Newly remodeled from head to toe, the buildings, rendered with natural materials and […]

Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen

Coffee Brined Pork TenderloinINGREDIENTS:• pork tenderloins, 2• fresh brewed coffee, 2 cups• water, 2 cups• kosher salt, ¼ cup• granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons• brown sugar, 1 tablespoon• molasses, 1 tablespoon• thyme, fresh 2 sprigs• garlic cloves, 5• bay leaf, 1 PREP:• In a medium sauce pot add coffee, water, granulated sugar, salt, brown sugar, molasses, […]

LGBT+ Wine Map Coming Summer 2022!

Reach thousands in the LGBT+ community by joining the inaugural LGBT Wine Map featuring Sonoma County LGBT+ friendly wineries.• Bi-annual Print and Digital versions.• Distribution throughout Bay Area / Sonoma County.• Expanded visibility throughout the year at various Pride events across California, Gay Wine Week and other LGBT+ events. ADDED VALUE BENEFITS*• Charter membership in […]

Eco Terreno 2017 CUVÉE ACERO SAUVIGNON BLANC

Eco Terreno Sauvignon Blanc grapes are grown on richer, loamier soils for better canopy protection and distinct varietal aromas and flavors. Using a full range of clones and blocks to create a wine of greater complexity, including old vine block which is planted with an heirloom clone considered one of the best choices for Alexander […]

Sebastiani 2016 Cherryblock Cabernet Sauvignon

Medium to deep ruby, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Cherryblock Vineyard is intensely scented of cassis, baked black plum, blueberry coulis and red cherry preserves with touches of allspice, incense, cedar, dried leaves and warm earth plus a streak of graphite. The palate is medium to full-bodied with still youthfully wound fruit, a firm, grainy texture […]