Come join us on Sunday June 5th at one of the most beautiful and relaxing events of the summer, the Mill Valley Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting in downtown Mill Valley! This will be the first public tasting of our 2015 Russian River Chardonnay and our 2015 Green Valley Rosé, both just bottled in March. And of course we’ll have our electric Pinots and a small amount of our 2014 Cabernet Franc, hope to see you there! http://www.enjoymillvalley.com/2016-mill-valley-wine-beer–gourmet-food-tasting.html PS Besides a lot of fun, this event is also a fundraiser for the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce and Kiddo! the Mill Valley Schools Foundation.
Thursday, March 31, 2016Posted by Bobat 3:08 pmin blog1 comments
We have long admired the starkly gorgeous landscape of Sonoma County’s Petaluma Gap, even moreso since purchasing land there in 2012. In 2014 I had an opportunity to buy a small amount of Pinot Noir from a tiny vineyard 7 miles away, on Liberty Road in Petaluma. Meticulously farmed by Deb Mayo of Petite Abielle, I jumped at the chance — an opportunity to make our first Petaluma Gap wine, to begin the journey of understanding this windy, foggy land just 20 minutes from the Pacific Ocean. This spring we are releasing that wine, our 2014 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, to club members. A warmer than average year in the gap, this wine is lip-smacking, expansive, and inviting. There are hints of forest floor and mushroom within the cherry aromas that remind me of the scents coming off the land as the fog lifts in the morning. There is an electricity to the finish not unlike the snap in the air as the marine layer resettles toward evening. On the label is a majestic coastal oak which lives on our land and serves as inspiration and monkey bars for our family. We can think of no more fitting ambassador for […]
We’re pleased to share that our 2013 Green Valley Pinot Noir, Devoto Garden Vineyard, was awarded a gold medal at this years American Fine Wines Competition in South Florida. Our 2013 Russian River Pinot Noir and our 2014 Russian River Cabernet Franc were recognized with silver.
Three of our current releases were recognized with silver in December’s 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2014 Wait Cellars Cabernet Franc, Russian River Valley, Los Amigos Vineyard 2013 Wait Cellars Pinot Noir, Green Valley of Russian River Valley, Devoto Garden Vineyard 2013 Wait Cellars Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley It is a huge competition, 7100 wines! See how their selections stack up against your palate: