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)


So this Buonocore Zinfandel Lodi 2012 brings up a number of thoughts along the way.  First, I’m going to offer what I’ve heard termed a “come to Jesus moment” by family in Texas: Here’s some of that, that I’ll give you in more detail in a moment: I don’t like Zinfandel.  Most people in the […]
It’s a question that comes up from time to time around here: what are the Bordeaux varietals? Generally speaking there are 6 grapes on the list of Bordeaux varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon: In Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon makes up the dominant percentage of wines on the left bank. The grape of course has also become in many […]
Blends have been the backbone of the wine industry for quite some time.  But, the way the average wine store is set up in America, doesn’t exactly lend itself to selling red wine blends.  Sure, some stores are set up by region (like they are in Europe) but others are set up by varietal throwing […]
It’s a question that comes up occasionally, can we handle credit cards that are based outside of the United States? It’s something we hear from customers in Canada, as well as occasionally, further afield like England. The short answer is that yes, we can handle credit cards with different billing address setups. The main issue, […]