Import Selection: Rioja, 1985, Federico Paternina

During the 1880’s a vine plague, the root burrowing phyl­loxera vastratrix, spawned a mass exodus of several hundred French families from Bordeaux due south 150 miles to Spain’s uninfected Ebro Valley. An unprecedented surge in Spanish wine production ensued. The Rioja vine growing region got its name from a small tributary called Rio Oja of… read more »


Grenache is a red grape that is in Southern France and Spain. The distinctive taste of cinnamon in Grenache is what makes it stand out. Grenache is used in some of the most expensive and most elegant wines of the world.  

Envy, Ruby Kurant and Carter Wines

Hey! Welcome to the continuing wine maker series of the Wine of the Month Club. We’re so excited here today to have boyfriend and girlfriend. Mark: Well I’m Mark Carter. Sheri: And Sheri Dubey. Paul: Yeah, yeah, Mark Carter and Sheri Dubey. And I wasn’t going to tempt the Sheri Dubey things. Look at her… read more »

Wine of the Month Club – Interview with Morgan Twain-Peterson

Paul:                      Welcome to the Wine of the Month Club continuing winemakers series.  It’s a pleasure to have Morgan Twain-Peterson here from Bedrock Wines.  And I know we have some family history in the wine business. Morgan:               Yeah. Paul:                      That would be..? Morgan:               My father who founded the Ravenswood Winery back in 1976 was Joel Peterson…. read more »