The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association excitedly looks toward 2021 as a time for new beginnings as they announce a new chapter for Auction Napa Valley.   In the spirit of innovation, the Napa Valley Vintners and Auction Napa Valley Boards of Directors have unanimously determined that is it time wrap up Auction Napa Valley in its currentContinue Reading

MontePulciano VingaFranca 2016

A great introduction to the­ Montepulciano grape and region in Italy.  This approachable red wine has plenty of red and dark berry fruit flavors balanced out with vanilla, spice and oak. Perfect with roasted meats, stews and barbecue. BRAND:BarbaCOUNTRY / STATE: ItalyREGION: AbruzzoAPPELLATION: Montepulciano d’AbruzzoWINE TYPE: Red WineVARIETAL: MontepulcianoTASTE: Red andContinue Reading

Cameron Diaz Wine Table Photo

Cameron Diaz can add a new role to her IMDB profile: winemaker. Diaz and Katherine Power, the founder of Who What Wear and the Versed Skincare Line have teamed up to create a new wine brand, Avaline. The brand is releasing two summer-ready wines: Avaline White is a dry SpanishContinue Reading

Hallmark Channel Wine Bottles

The Hallmark Channel decided to bring a little holiday cheer early this year by unveiling two new holiday vintage wines. Fans will have the option of selecting from one of two festive wines: “Jingle,” a rich, full-bodied premium Cabernet Sauvignon with aromas of cherry, dark chocolate, and a hint ofContinue Reading

Auction Napa Valley Dinner

The Napa Valley Vintners have announced the cancellation of the annual Auction Napa Valley fundraiser in June due to concerns over the coronavirus. The decision came after thoughtful deliberation over the past two weeks with the Auction Napa Valley Board of Directors, 2020 Honorary Chairs the Araujo Family and otherContinue Reading

The Hess Collection Allomi 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

An alluring full-bodied, rich, and concentrated Cabernet Sauvignon with plenty of blueberries, currants, dark berry and red fruit followed by vanilla and sweet oak flavors and aromas. Integrated soft tannins throughout the finish. Varietals: 81% Cabernet Sauvignon 12% Petite Sirah 3% Petite Verdot 2% Malbec 2% Merlot ALCOHOL: 14.5% PH:Continue Reading

Three Finger Jack Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

A perfect pairing for Barbecue, Grilled Steak or bbq ribs, this cabernet sauvignon is incredibly fruit forward with aromas of black cherry, ripe plum, currants, and coffee with flavors of sweet ripe black cherry, rich plum, cocoa with a touch of herbs and baking spices. This wine can stand upContinue Reading