our favorite wines of the season
our favorite wines of the season


2019 Château
La Grave

From one of our favorite partners in the St. Émilion region of Bordeaux comes this red blend that combines power, elegance, and dense ripe fruit. Great with food!

region: Bordeaux, France
pairings: Beef, Chicken
tasting notes: Aromas of ripe dark berries, chocolate, and dried herbs. Medium-bodied with juicy fruit, polished tannins, and a silky texture.


Terrasses de
Fontanieu Rosé

Bandol Rosé wines rank among the most distinguished rosés that France has to offer. They are known for being very expressive wines! This one is our favorite!

region: Provence, France
pairings: Salads, Seafood
tasting notes: Expressive nose, elegant and fruity with refined aromas of mango and red kirsch fruits.


Fess Parker
American Tradition
Reserve Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara’s family-owned Fess Parker Winery is renowned for its high-quality Burgundian wines—like this gem for under $25.

region: California
pairings: Salmon, Ham
tasting notes: Aromas of dried flowers, savory herb, and forest floor enhance flavors of black raspberry, cola, and mint.


Under the
Tuscan Sun

An elegant and refined love letter to Tuscany’s place in the heart of passion and artistic expression.

region: Tuscany, Italy
pairings: Charcuterie, Chicken
tasting notes: A delightful bouquet of vanilla, apple, and pear accompanied by light hazelnut butter undertones.


Pierre Ponnelle
Crémant de
Bourgogne Brut Rosé

Made the traditional way, the second fermentation takes place in the bottle to obtain more delicate and fine bubbles. Aged for a minimum of 12 months on slats.

region: France
pairings: Appetizers, Sushi
tasting notes: A lovely bouquet of fresh red fruits. Crisp and lively with delicate bubbles. A light finish with a pleasant freshness.


Bixby Creek
Bridge Napa Valley
Cabernet Sauvignon

From one of our favorite wineries that is known for producing high-quality Napa Valley wines!

region: Napa Valley, California
pairings: Burgers, Roasted Meats
tasting notes: Aromas of cassis, black cherry, and cocoa. Fleshy, ripe tannins and flavors of blackberry, dark chocolate, and tobacco.


Pierre Ponnelle

The Pierre Ponnelle art of winemaking is to produce a wine that expresses its origin, appellation, and terroir. This introduction to their Chardonnay does just that!

region: Burgundy, France
pairings: Chicken, Seafood
tasting notes: Aromas and flavors of citrus fruits and white flowers. A lively, fresh, and well-balanced wine.


Classico Riserva

Early documents identifying Chianti with a wine production area that dates back to the 1700s reference the Lega del Chianti, which regulates red Sangiovese-based wine. The sign was a black rooster that now adorns every bottle of Torraiolo.

region: Tuscany, Italy
pairings: Roasted Meats, Hard Cheese
tasting notes: Full-bodied, dry, and balanced with notes of red currant, roasted tomato, cherry, and clove.



Aquarelle is a Provence-style
rosé from California’s Central Coast. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this complex, balanced wine.

region: California
pairings: Salads, Sushi
tasting notes: Bright red raspberry, strawberry, and cherry notes. The palate has citrus and cherry flavors. A crisp finish.



This winemaker has been crafting California wines for 40 years, notably leading the charge for Burgundian-style wines. Creamy, luscious, and a great finish!

region: California
pairings: Salmon, Chicken
tasting notes: Aromas of lemon and orange blossom are tinged with notes of tropical fruit and fresh green apple.


Jadot Couvent
des Jacobins
Pinot Noir

This bottle is a tasty intro to Pinot Noirs from the Burgundy region. It combines elegance, heritage, and modern winemaking all in one.

region: Burgundy, France
pairings: Salmon, Chicken
tasting notes: A youthful wine with red fruit aromas and subtle spices. Very well-balanced with a supple finish.


Paua Rock
Sauvignon Blanc

100% Sauvignon Blanc from Malborough, New Zealand, created by winemaker and master blender Nick Goldschmidt.

region: New Zealand
pairings: Shellfish
tasting notes: Sub-tropical fruit with a fresh herbaceous
character, balanced with zesty
passion fruit and a crisp, dry finish.


Sauvignon Blanc

This 100% Sauvignon Blanc is the baby brother of our Les Carrières de Mézy Sancerre! It is a pure and perfect expression from the Loire Valley in France!

region: Loire, France
pairings: Seafood, Chicken
tasting notes: Aromas of lemon and cantaloupe. Flavor showcases passion fruit, citrus, and stone fruits.


Golden Gate Cellars
Cabernet Sauvignon

Golden Gate Cellars celebrates the iconic gateway into Wine Country, where the unique terroir and influential coastal weather help to provide this premium wine.

region: California
pairings: Grilled Meats, Hard Cheeses
tasting notes: Well-balanced with notes of blackberry and cherry, complemented by notes of cedar and a long, lingering finish.


Cole Cellars

The right soil, the right climate, the right people–this balanced Chardonnay is produced from grapes sourced from California’s best growing regions.

region: California
pairings: Chicken, Fish
tasting notes: Aromas of sliced ripe apple, pear, and a touch of citrus with subtle nuances of vanilla bean and caramel.


Prosecco Brut

Made by the historic House of Lamberti in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. We know you will love Parini’s versatility and effervescent spirit of fun.

region: Italy
pairings: Cheese, Charcuterie
tasting notes: Floral aromas with peach and tropical fruit notes. Crisp, lively, and effervescent. A long finish.


Ballard Road
Pinot Noir

Specific lots of Pinot Noir that best complement and express this wine’s unique terroir are used to blend this elegant and food-friendly wine.

region: Oregon
pairings: Salmon, Pork
tasting notes: Aromas of berry-cherry and spices. Smooth dark cherry, brown sugar, and vanilla flavors and a well-textured finish.


Red Bordeaux

This 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon is lovely and soft with a wonderfully long finish! We love this wine with beef and pizza!

region: Bordeaux, France
pairings: Burgers, Grilled Meats
tasting notes: Wonderful spicy nose with blackberry fruit notes. This wine is lovely and soft, with good power and a long finish.


Il Casato
Pinot Grigio

The vines producing Pinot Grigio Valdadige grapes stretch across the homonymous valley, from Roveré della Luna to Vallagarina.

region: Trentino, Italy
pairings: Asian, Seafood
tasting notes: Fruity and floral nose of golden apple. Dry with great character and elegance–great balance of body and acidity.



Very old vines of Verdejo that are bush trained, dry farmed, and ungrafted from the village of Santiuste de San Juan Bautista.

region: Spain
pairings: Chicken, Asian, Spanish
tasting notes: Bright notes of citrus, melon, and honeydew.
Fresh flavors of herb with
mouthwatering minerality.

All bottles are 750 ml. unless otherwise noted.

Partner Selects
Partner Selects