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New K Vintners Releases Arriving This Fall!

charles smith cellarThe wines of K Vintners need very little introduction, as the wines Charles Smith makes under this label are some of our most popular year in and out.  The new releases arrive next month and they’re highly praised and highly allocated, as usual.  Three wines in particular stand out for their combination of scores and price and we expect the Beautiful, Hidden, and Cattle King bottlings to go the fastest, so if those wines look appealing to you, jump on them post haste.  It’s likely we’ll sell out of several other bottlings before they arrive, but those will go the fastest.

Shop the New K Vintners Release Here!

If you’re unfamiliar with the winery, know that Charles Smith fashions himself a bit of a rock star and he ought to—he used to manage them.  … Read the rest

Arterberry Maresh Stars

With Two 96 Point Scores

In the New Issue of the Wine Advocate

We’ve long supported and loved the wines that Jim Arterberry makes under the Arterberry-Maresh (pronounced “marsh”) label, so it was no surprise to see him get a lot of critical praise in the new issue of the Wine Advocate.  These are some incredible wines, made in a understated style from exceptional, often extremely old, vineyards.  In the words of WA reviewer Erin Brooks:

“The 2016 Pinot Noirs from Arterberry Maresh offer amazing layers of sweet, precise fruits, exotic spices and earth—everything you want from great Pinot Noir. They’re concentrated and jam-packed with flavor while still maintaining excellent grainy tannic structure and very juicy acidity, not to mention they age beautifully.Read the rest