Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Review: Grgich Hills 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine Review: Grgich Hills 2014 Cabernet, because you get to do what you get to do

Sometimes little things deserve a celebration. Sure, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Valentine's Day and New Year's Eve are all grand occasions and worthy of uncorking something special. But why not take some time out every now and again to recognize an everyday accomplishment, however minor?In this case, that would be...
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Supercharge your next dinner party with this global collection of inspired wines.
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Top 5: Most interesting wine picks for the holidays

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...

Turnbull the magnificent, underrated wine

Over the years I've cellared up a bunch of Turnbull reds. I look forward to seeing how they evolve over time; it's the kind of "research" that requires lots and lots and lots of tasting!

Wine of the Week: Amapola Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley

Hands down, Sonoma produces some of the best Cabs and Chards.

Stark Sips: Mount Veeder Winery 2006 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

If there ever was a case to say YMMV, a bottle from Mount Veeder Winery (St. Helena) may very well be the exclamation point.

Stark Sips: Silver Oak Cellars

By Napa Cab standards, the prices ($70 Alexander Valley, $110 Napa Valley) aren't earth shattering expensive. Sure, they're likely not daily drinkers for most of us. But you get tier 1 quality here at not necessarily tier 1 prices.

What’s a Mossback? For one, it’s our Wine of the Week…

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.

3 Top Napa and Sonoma Wine Buys

These are reliable, great wines. Look for them, give 'em a whirl, and hopefully you'll agree.