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689 - Six Eight Nine Cellars

Submission is the newest edition to the 689 Cellars portfolio, a joint venture between The Premier Wine Group, a well known marketing agent specializing in North Coast wines from Napa and Sonoma and long-time Napa winemaker, Kent Rasmussen. It is said in Chinese culture that the numbers SIX EIGHT & NINE are considered to be lucky or pos ...

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Absentee Winery

Avram (Avi) Deixler is one of California's young winemakers eschewing modern winemaking practices, preferring a more natural approach, to create wines with authenticity. Absentee wines are true artisan wines, hand-crafted by only one man's hands. When Avi is not tending the vines he contracts up in Medocino, you will find him at an old ...

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Alta Maria Vineyards

Alta Maria is a small, artisan winery focusing on producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the cold and oceanic Santa Maria Valley appellation in Santa Barbara County. Founded by 9th Generation Californian James Ontiveros, and Winemaker and long-time college friend Paul Wilkins, Alta Maria’s wines are inspired by the old world regions of ...

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Austerity Wine

The name Austerity refers to going back to basics in the winemaking process, discarding all the unnecessary frills and approaching wine with a focus on grape quality and sincerity. The Austerity Pinot Noir uses grapes from the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA, a particularly well-known area of Monterey. Santa Lucia Highlands, home of many renowned wi ...

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Bodega De Edgar

For Edgar Torres, who came to the US with his family from Mexico when he was 8, developing his own brand of wine was a realization of a true American dream. Torres first became interested in wine when he worked as a waiter at a restaurant in the wine country. His first steps as a ‘cellar rat’ (a slang term used in the industry) hav ...

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Ca' Momi Winery

  Ca’ Momi is built on Napa Valley soil, but the roots extend to soulful Italian tradition. Founders Valentina Guolo-Migotto, Dario De Conti and Stefano Migotto all grew up in Italy, where community comes together around the table. They brought this tradition to Napa Valley with all the fiery passion you’d expect from three ...

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Denner Vineyards

Denner Vineyards is an estate on the far western border of the Paso Robles AVA. Built by Ron Denner in 1999 after an exhaustive search throughout California. The 156 acre parcel presses up against the Santa Lucia Range, giving the site great diversity of elevation, aspect and soil. The estate is nestled into the Templeton Gap, an East/West cor ...

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Eberle Winery

Gary Eberle is one of the pioneers of the wine industry in Paso Robles. He was part of a small group of early winemakers that lead the charge to get Paso Robles certified as appellation, while at the same time establishing his own winery. Gary was fascinated by Syrah, that was not yet planted in California. Based on the seedlings of California ...

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Firestone Vineyard

Firestone Vineyard began when Leonard Firestone, who started a farm in Santa Barbara County in early 1970, began to grow grapes for wine in the Santa Ynez Valley. Leonard, who is the son of Harvey Firestone, the founder of tire manufacturer Bridgestone, inherited his father’s entrepreneurial spirit and realized that the Santa Ynez Valley ...

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Groundwork

After several years learning from and working for some of the Central Coast's most sought-after producers, owner/winemaker Curt Schalchlin, decided to venture off on his own path. In doing so, he felt that his wines were not a homage to wines made before his, but a new, original creation of his own. Sans Liege, which means "without allegiance, ...

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Hug Cellars

For Edgar Torres, who came to the US with his family from Mexico when he was 8, developing his own brand of wine was a realization of a true American dream. Torres first became interested in wine when he worked as a waiter at a restaurant in the wine country. His first steps as a ‘cellar rat’ (a slang term used in the industry) hav ...

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Longoria Wines

Longoria Wines is an artisanal family winery established in 1982 by Rick and Diana Longoria. Rick’s decision to start his own wine label was born out of a desire to produce Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, two varietals he was not producing as the winemaker for J. Carey Cellars, his first job as a winemaker. Rick sensed that those two varietal ...

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Melville Vineyard & Winery

Situated amongst the beautiful rolling hills of Western Santa Ynez Valley, Melville is dedicated to producing exceptional cold-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah grown exclusively in their estate vineyards throughout the Sta. Rita Hills appellation. Prior to coming to the Santa Ynez Valley, the Melville family grew high-quality and grea ...

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Morgan Winery

With more than thirty years’ experience, Dan Lee and the Morgan label have been synonymous with artisan, vineyard-centric wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands and Monterey. Coming from a small town in California’s Central Valley, Dan Morgan Lee had prepared initially for the study of veterinary medicine at the University of Cali ...

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Native9

“Native9 is the fulfillment of my own American story two centuries in the making. Tracing my roots back to the first men and women who settled in the Santa Maria Valley, I worked for hourly wages along with my parents to buy a small plot of land our ancestors’ 8,900-acre Mexican land grant: a modest cattle ranch where I planted my ...

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Pali Wine Company

In 2005, entrepreneurs Tim Perr and Scott Knight pooled their resources and their passions to found a winery dedicated to producing small lots of artisan Pinot Noir that they loved to drink. They established a state-of-the-art winery and tasting room in the town of Lompoc, CA and named the winery “Pali,” after their hometown Pac ...

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Peachy Canyon Winery

When Doug and Nancy Beckett, a couple of school teachers looking for a better life, moved to Paso Robles in 1982 with their two sons, Joshua and Jacob, they never knew the life they would lead today. The label's start came in 1988, thanks to a load of Zinfandel grapes from Benito Dusi's vineyard. Though only amounting to a couple hundr ...

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Picayune Cellars

Claire Weinkauf and Jennifer Roberts operate a unique, boutique winery in Napa Valley that rescues special lots of wines that did not make it into the final blend at cultish wineries.Their combination of experience in marketing exceptional wines and working with incredible winemakers for many years, led them into a partnership following in n&e ...

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Samsara Wine Co.

Samsara is a Sanskrit word meaning the eternal cycle of life or the world we live in now. One of passion, oneness and harmony. This idea is key to the philosophy of Chad and Mary Melville’s Samsara wines. Chad and Mary produce limited releases of Pinot Noir and Syrah from micro-sites within carefully selected vineyards. Chad says,&quo ...

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Sanguis

Sanguis was founded by Matthias Pippig, a German born Bavarian who moved to the U.S. at age 18 with dreams of becoming a professional rock-and-roll drummer.  His plans changed over time when he decided it was not all that he had imagined. He then got involved in the L.A. food scene and in time met Manfred Krankl, with whom he’d work ...

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Sans Liege

After several years learning from and working for some of the Central Coast's most sought-after producers, owner/winemaker Curt Schalchlin, decided to venture off on his own path. In doing so, he felt that his wines were not a homage to wines made before his, but a new, original creation of his own. Sans Liege, which means "without al ...

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Spring Mountain Vineyard

Spring Mountain Vineyard is an 845 acre estate on the eastern slopes and the lower half of Spring Mountain. It is roughly the same size as Central Park in New York. Its elevation extends from 400 feet above sea level near the valley floor to about 1450 feet at the top of the property on the upper part of of Spring Mountain. Its vineyards we ...

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Stolpman Vineyards

Over 20 years ago, Thomas Stolpman, discovered what many might describe as one of the greatest viticultural sites on earth. Hidden in the hills of California’s Central Coast, on a rare Limestone outcropping & unobstructed from the Pacific Ocean wind, this unique land is ideally suited to grow Syrah and Roussanne grapes. Stolpman is c ...

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The Crane Assembly

It is very rare in the wine world to rocket to stardom in a very short time. Dave Phinney started down this path when he launched Orin Swift in 1998 and its flagship wine, The Prisoner. A humble Zinfandel blend with a quirky, dark label and full throttle flavor suddenly rocketed to the stratosphere of the wine world. From 2005 to 2009 The Pris ...

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Whitehall Lane Winery

Whitehall Lane is a small, family owned winery in Napa Valley's historic Rutherford appellation. Estate vineyards are comprised of approximately 140 acres of prime Valley-floor vineyards including the Leonardini Vineyard in St. Helena. Whitehall Lane has received accolades and awards for producing some of the greatest wines in the world ...

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