Oberon Wines: Wine Review

North of San Francisco, between the Mayacamas and Vaca Mountain ranges, lays the Napa Valley and for over 45 years, Oberon has has roots (wine roots, that is) in Napa. Oberon’s Winemaker, Tony Coltrin was born and raised in St. Helena, Napa Valley and have spent over 45 years making wine from some of the…

Quinta do Crasto: Wine Review

Nestled on a privileged location in the Douro, Quinta do Crasto is one of the oldest winemaking estates in the region – the name ‘Crasto’ is derived from the Latin word ‘castrum’, which translates as ‘Roman fort’. The first known references to Quinta do Crasto can be traced back to 1615, long before the Douro…

2014 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Black Label Claret: Wine Review

Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret, as its British-derived name implies, is made in the same style as Bordeaux’s finest Medoc type wines. A Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine blended with Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec it’s blend is a deep, rich, firmly structured wine that exhibits an exceptional depth of truly unique flavors. In honoring…