Learn About Black Ink
'Black Ink', in which purple and bright violet hues predominate, is a professional term used in the wine industry by certified wine critics. It refers to a wine's black coloring and opacity. While the phrase's coinage cannot be attributed to any one person, it is noted as a dictum which has been used since the 1920s by wine professionals worldwide. True to Napa Valley tradition, our 'Black Ink' wine is robust, dark, inky, tannin-rich and is handcrafted very judiciously.
Learn About Napa Valley
It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...
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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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