Category: Varietals & Styles

Varietals & Styles

Cabernet Franc – Much More than a Blending Grape

Cabernet Franc, known and used primarily as a blending grape (it’s one of the main varietals in Bordeaux blends), also makes a great single varietal wine. Why? It’s generally a lighter wine with more acidity, making it food-friendly. It has

Varietals & Styles

Around the World with Pinot Noir

Did you know… that Pinot Noir is also known as Spätburgunder (in Germany and Austria) and Pinot Nero (in Italy)? No matter its name, this cool-climate grape is known for reflecting the nuances of its terroir (some might call the

Varietals & Styles

Zinfandel – Strong Roots on the Central Coast

  How do you like your Zinfandel? Big, bold, and jammy? Or more refined and expressive? No matter. Zinfandels made in Paso Robles and the Central Coast can please a range of palates and preferences. Let’s learn a little more