Learn About Bandiera
Emilio Bandiera founded Bandiera Winery in 1937. His family made wine in Italy for generations and he brought that tradition with him to Northern Sonoma County. The word Bandiera means banner in Italian, which is reflected on the wine labels. Emilio’s philosophy for winemaking never changed: produce great wines that exceed expectations of flavor and quality, then price them so people can afford to enjoy them everyday.
Learn About Sonoma County
Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...
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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon
(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...
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