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)



Cinsault is a grape that most of us won’t ever really find made in a 100% varietal wine.  After all, even if you have a GREAT local wine store, there’s a heck of a lot of salesmanship that is going to go into every single bottle.  That being said, Two Shepherds Cinsault sells itself when […]
There’s something that I’ve had on my chest for a bit now and I’ve been cautious, even afraid to write about. Normally I don’t really give a crap, it’s the nice thing about owning a small business….there aren’t a lot of people to answer to. That being said, there’s a shady underbelly to the wine […]
Viognier might be one of the better values in term of white wine.  Plus, it’s one of the few varietals that appeals well to folks whom enjoy both red wines as well as, white wines. Hi, guys. Mark Aselstine with Uncorked Ventures. I’m joined today by a bottle of Two Shepherds Viognier. I wanted to […]
I wrote yesterday about my experience at Family Winemakers in San Francisco and it got me thinking about two things. First, I had a conversation with at least two Napa Valley wineries about a varietal that I might love above all others, but that I simply cannot find enough of: Cabernet Franc. Franc if you […]