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)



It’s something that we’re hearing increasingly about from wineries and winemakers, but consumers then have to follow up with the question, what is dry farming? When it comes to agriculture, dry farming means just about what you think that it does-farming without the use of irrigation. The California Agriculture Water Stewardship Initiative says that dry […]
Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of Graciano, most people that work within the wine industry haven’t either. I certainly hadn’t before going down this rabbit hole. What I found was surprising on a couple of levels. First, the wine is a heck of a lot better than most people think, this should be […]
Australian wine imports to America took a dive after the great recession in 07/08.  Worse still, the average price for wine that did make it into the county, went down as well.  Lower volume, as well as lower prices hurt the industry in any number of ways.  Australian wine was hurt by changing consumer preferences […]
One of the really fun drives if you ever find yourself in northern California wine country is highway 37. If you aren’t familiar, there are a few different ways to get from Napa to Sonoma, which most people don’t realize are separated by a mountain range. I wanted to find a prototypical wine from the […]