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, before we go any further: this Harrington Wines Subrosa Red Blend is a red wine blend made from Rhone varietals. I’ll get to more on that count in a moment, but I’ve had a few folks already ask if it were a Rose when I mentioned it to them, so I wanted to get that out […]
Chardonnay is still the most planted varietal in America today.  Most people are pretty surprised by that, since almost everyone guesses either Pinot Noir or Cabernet Sauvignon. That’s the reason though, there’s never been a consistent enough white wine challenger to Chardonnay to stunt its growth.  Growth does however come to an end and both […]
If you’ve watched the national news a bit lately, you’ve likely seen that there are growing number of wild fires creating havoc in both Central and Southern California. For wineries, the Sherpa Fire is by far the most impactful. Located in the Los Padres National Forest, the fire has already burned a significant swatch of […]
Yesterday was Pinot Days in San Francisco. As I mentioned before the event, it’s the largest Pinot Noir centric event in America today and brings together wineries and winemakers from California, Oregon, Washington, France and New Zealand under one roof. It’s, as you might expect, largely centered on California winemakers since it’s easier to get to […]