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The 30 Pinot Noirs to Drink If You Want to Be a Real Expert

/ September 20, 2018

Everybody loves Pinot Noir, but with all the options out there it is difficult to make some choices. Well, Food & Wine Magazine's writer Jonathan Cristaldi narrows it down for us by putting together a list of the Top 30 essential Pinots to try and become a real expert in Pinot-land. We got 5 outta 30! #nottooshabby

The 'culprits': 

Ramey...read more

Wine & Spirits' 2018 Top 100 wineries revealed!

/ September 13, 2018

Congratulation to all winners of the Wine & Spirits' Top 100 wineries of 2018, in special to the 5 rockstars we represent in CA!

Big kudos to Melville, Bergstrom, Cristom, Fritz Haag,...read more

Harvest in full swing for The Hilt

/ September 11, 2018

Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara

Matt Dees, intrepid winemaker of The Hilt (among many other jewels in our book) reports:

"We officially started our harvest early this morning by picking a pinot noir cluster selection from Radian Block 62A (the Moon Blocks). We've been harvesting small amounts for sparkling over the past few weeks, but now we're really off and moving. The winery is finally buzzing. Looks like it could be a sensational harvest, but it also looks...read more