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)


One of the issues with being a small business…..sometimes you forget stuff. Like posting this from like 7 months ago.  Here’s some idea about when vintage matters and when it doesn’t. Video Transcription: Hi guys, Mark Aselstine with Uncorked Adventures (edit: dear transcription folks, this seems like one you should get correct #justsaying), so I […]

Perhaps a bit of a negative look at the increasing prices, as well as, the lack of space in Napa Valley as well as other high end wine regions.  Here’s what happens when only the fundamentally rich, or historic? Video Transcription: Hi, guys. Mark Aselstine, with Uncorked Ventures. So I’ll hold this up. This is […]

My favorite industry source, Wines and Vines had an interesting article on Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon prices. Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon owns the entirety of the valley these days. They’re high.  Really. Really. Damn. High. Much along the same lines, in Sonoma, Pinot Noir drives the bus.   I can’t help but think, what happens […]

Well, how do you sell wine? For many of us, we’d love for folks to have a conversation with someone knowledgeable about what they’re buying.  But, it’s the 21st century.  I’m a realist.  So that doesn’t happen, much, if ever.  So wineries use scores to sell wine.  Usually they don’t do a very good job […]