Whether you want to serve, or gift, an interesting wine this holiday season we have five staff favorites that you may want to consider. These are all from California -- being based in San Francisco, Stark Insider specializes in covering that region, especially regions such as Napa, Sonoma, Livermore and the Central...
Hands down, Sonoma produces some of the best Cabs and Chards.
If there ever was a case to say YMMV, a bottle from Mount Veeder Winery (St. Helena) may very well be the exclamation point.
This wine is a lush, well-made Cab that shows off a sophisticated intensity so familiar to the Chaulk Hill sub AVA in Sonoma's Russian River Valley.