A Wine and Culinary Adventure at Long Meadow Ranch in Napa Valley

Welcome to Long Meadow Ranch.  We produce and purvey our wines and food from three locations in the Napa Valley: our 650-acre home ranch, which we call the Mayacamas Estate; our 90-acreRutherford Estate in the heart of the Rutherford AVA, which includes vineyards and production vegetable gardens; and our three-acre destination location in St.

Cellar Angels Offers Sonoma-Cutrer® Pinot Noir for Online Thanksgiving Wine Event to Raise Funds for Charity

Cellar Angels Features Sonoma-Cutrer’s 2010 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 
CHICAGO and SONOMA VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Cellar Angels announces today the selection of the Sonoma-Cutrer® 2010 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir for the wine company’s online Thanksgiving event. From now through Sunday, Nov. 10 at midnight, Cellar Angels will feature Sonoma-Cutrer’s famed 2010 Pinot Noir, which will be available at a reduced price, to raise money for an impressive list of charity partners. 

Gallegos Wines: 3 Generations of Family Farming, Brought to you in a Bottle

Born in the small farming town of El Llano in Michoacán, Mexico, Ignacio Gallegos’ family raised him with an intimate understanding of agriculture and a love for fresh and locally-produced foods. When he immigrated to the United States in the 1950s under the government Bracero guest worker program, the Gallegos family was among the first Mexican farming families to settle in the town of St. Helena.  Ignacio Sr.

How a 50 Year Dream Came True in Coombsville

By Guest Blogger, Paul Maroon
Owner, Maroon Vineyards 
“Years ago Joseph Phelps was a pioneer in [Coombsville] and discovered how wonderful the Cabernets were from this area.” –Paul Maroon, Owner, Maroon Vineyards 
After many years of dreaming about a life in Napa Valley, it finally came true for me in the year 2000 when we established Maroon Wines and Maroon Vineyards. 

The Top 10 Trends in Wine, Spirits and Beer

“Every purchase I make is basically a vote for who I think should succeed.” –Aaron Sherman, Sommelier & Assistant GM, Girl & the Goat 

Why We Are In Oregon

By Guest Blogger Craig Camp, Managing Partner of Cornerstone Cellars

The Napa Valley is one of the few perfect places on earth to grow Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Oregon’s Willamette Valley is one of the few perfect places on earth to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. One thing I know for sure is that if you have a Cabernet vineyard next to a Pinot vineyard, one or both of them are in the wrong place.