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)



Diversion Majestic Red is a blend of Malbec and Syrah. Here’s why it’s going into a wine club shipment and why I think it’s an important look into the future of Washington wine. Video Transcription: Hi guys, Mark Aselstine with Uncorked Ventures. Happy end of the week to everybody. In this month’s wine club shipments, we […]
I received a question from a customer who said they tried to pick up a couple of cases of wine from a small Sonoma winery (not one we work with) and was told that he’s have to swing over to the storage unit.  He asked, where is wine stored? Thinking back a few years ago, […]
I’ve talked about some of this stuff before, but in Napa Valley wineries are constrained by a series of rules, regulations and laws that are goverened by the planning department and a few other agencies. This week, Opus One Winery won it’s petition for an expanded production limit. That’s entirely more unusual than you expect. […]
My first foray into German Riesling in my attempts to quantify what I should be looking for in terms of Riesling choices for my wine clubs, this Nik Weis Urban Riesling was quite nice.  Plenty of acid and the default minerality that Riesling is known for coming from Germany, it’s a nice look at what […]