Trading wine at Robert Mondavi winery and strange request at Domain Chandon

Trading wine at robert mondavi

This is a rewrite of a fun wine country adventure I had with my wine friend Mike Beltran at the Robert Mondavi Winery in St. Helena and at Domaine Chandon in Yountville. I found this in my archives and I feel it is very worthy of a post on the new WCG Blog. My friend … Read more

California Sparkling Wine

California sparkling wine

About California Sparkling Wine This month the California sparkling wine houses are harvesting grapes to use in the production of their wines. For their entry level wines, the grape juice used will contain Pinot Noir and Chardonnay for the most part. Mumm Napa, this past week, was the first sparkling wine house to begin harvest. … Read more