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)



I’ve been writing a bit about why wine bottles are the size that they are.  Secondly, is there an advantage to keeping them that size? For a small winery, bottling issues are certainly one issue.  Like everything else, sales and ease of sales is often the most important aspect without any doubt. Video Transcription: Hi […]
I will attest, I knew next to nothing about the wines, or people behind them in Amador County before spending a couple of days about an hour’s drive along one lane country roads east of Sacramento. Amador is one of a few counties that are lumped together into a region known as the Sierra Foothills. […]
That’s a great still from the video isn’t it? As you might guess, a cold/flu has been working it’s way through our house and I’m that last to go down.  I thought I was avoiding it, but alas……I was thinking about some of the opportunities and challenges again for Washington wine when I came across […]
  It’s one of the least talked about issues within the wine industry.  Production space is critically important and incredibly expensive to create. Most wineries that you think of visiting are the shining wineries on the hill.  They have space to make wine the way that they want. Not everyone has that luxury though.  I’ve […]