California wines

Domestic Selection: Chardonnay, 1989. White Oak

White Oak winery is no new¬≠comer to the Wine of the Month Club. In fact, White Oak is the first winery to have been selected for both the Limited Series and the Regular Series with two wines from the same grape. Our ship¬≠ment #2 in 1990 featured the Myers Limited Reserve Chardonnay that promptly sold… read more »

Domestic Selection: Gamay Beaujolais, 1986, Fetzer

Yes, Virginia, there is wine after Napa and Sonoma. (And. . . awfully good wine, too!) In Mendocino for example… One of the best wineries from that region happens to be one of the biggest, Fetzer. Barney and Kathleen Fetzer started their winery in 1968 with help from 10 of their 12 children. Today, it… read more »

Domestic Selection: Petite Sirah Nouveau, 1988, Cilurzo

In 1968, Vincenzo and Audrey Cilurzo planted the first premium varietal wine grapes in Temecula. Ca. Then, in 1978, they started their winery. They were among the pioneers for this appellation that is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the better wine grape regions in the world. (with all due respect to the high priests… read more »

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