Shortly after my family and I moved to Honolulu in 1995, I attended a Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel and sat with Dan Duckhorn, who was presenting a new wine called Paraduxx. A unique luxury blend of estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot and Petite Sirah. Taking inspiration from the
If you have any knowledge of California wine culture, you most likely know of Duckhorn Vineyards, a powerhouse of Napa Valley that has reached global commercial success. From their success, Duckhorn was able to spin off different brands which excel in the different aspects and appellations of California and American wine. Of those brands is
Let’s be honest. Manila doesn’t have the best Happy Hour game – especially after the world paralyzing pandemic. But even before 2020, Happy Hours just weren’t very enticing here in Manila (and if I am wrong, sound off in the FB comments). This all changed for me recently, when one of my favorite restaurants (and
What’s the difference between corked and capped wines? Is one better than the other? When you think of wine, what do you think of? A Bordeaux glass full of luscious red wine? A vineyard in Napa Valley? As a wine professional, I always think of a cork and corkscrew, because without the screw, it is
Whenever I visit Napa Valley, where I am at the moment, one of the highlights of the trip is a visit to the beautiful vineyards and Winery Tasting Room of Cliff Lede Vineyards. Nestled just off the Silverado Trail in the Stags Leap District, and just minutes away from the quintessential Napa Valley town of
We all know that the restaurant industry is really hurting during this time of continued quarantines and restricted movement. It seems like ages since we’ve been out to enjoy a proper meal, paired with exotic wine from lands far away. Think about the Chefs forced out of their sacred kitchens, where they had spent night
September is already more than half way done – but do not fret, the -ber month deals have only just begun! The Wine Clubs next explosive deal features the Murphy Goode Homefront Red 2012 – a scrumptious blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Originally blended for Operation Homefront, a
Our Scheid Family Vineyards Sampler promotion has been extended until September 15th! Do not miss your chance to experience the distinct flavors of Monterey at a very special price. While all these wines are delectable on their own, everyone knows that wine exists to enhance your dining experience. It is the marriage of food and
Although The Wine Club was founded on a bedrock of classic, iconic Napa Valley wines such as Caymus, Duckhorn and Shafer, what excites me most is the discovery of high quality value wines that offer consistency and excellence over a wide range of styles and offerings that appeal to the novice and the enthusiast. Cline
Monterey is California’s oldest wine growing regions with the first grapes planted in the 1700s by Franciscan friars and like the rest of California, the art of wine making and viticulture returned in the 60’s.
7:00 PM, October 21, 2019. Limited to 30 Guests – Presale now open.
Duckhorn Wine and Steak Pairing Dinner at The Wine Club June 26, 2019 with Karl Coveney, International Director, as Special Guest .