See What Makes Uncorked Ventures Different, Unique and I Hope, Better


Uncorked Ventures offers their diamonds found in the rough straight to consumers through their wine clubs. You may be surprised, but a lot of wine importers and retailers never do more than place a phone call or send an email to winemakers before purchasing their bottles, having face-to-face encounters only with their customers. That can lead to run-of-the-mill wines filling real or virtual store shelves, and how are we to know the difference?

Rebecca Gomez Farrell

....go treasure-hunting into California, Oregon and Washington wine country to bring you the very best wines that few people have ever heard of. Building relationships with the winemakers and vineyard proprietors....

Michelle Williams

.....the whole point behind a wine club is not having to drive to the store and figure out what you want. The wines they offer are of high quality, making this club a no-brainer if you fancy wines from the West Coast.

Katie Bell (Forbes)


Beaujolais Villages is an interesting concept, largely because the Beaujolais Noveau has begun to really catch on here in America, as well as in other markets.  Here’s my Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Villages review of a red wine that is made from Gamay as are all Beaujolais wines and yes, this is worth your time to […]
Big Devine Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 I’ll start a longer diatribe about Washington State and Cabernet Sauvignon in a moment, but first I want to mention the 2014 vintage in the state of Washington as well as the Columbia Valley AVA. The Columbia Valley AVA isn’t very helpful in regard to figuring out what’s in your […]
It’s small business Saturday and unlike most years, we’ll be running a sale for the next few days. If you have a look at you’ll see what amounts to our biggest ever sale, about a third off. Owning a small business that’s based online, these days after Thanksgiving can be kind of funny.  We don’t especially […]
If you’re at all interested in the wine industry and its effect on local communities, the Santa Barbara Independent and their story of a local wine ordinance being denied is well worth a read. A little background.  I went to school in Santa Barbara and lived there for about 5 years, so the region still […]