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Elizabeth Smith

Trentadue Winery (5/01/2016)
4.5

Beginning in 2008, I was working for a wine sales and marketing company as their business travel manager. The owner of that business arranged for ... Read full review


O'Brien Estate (5/01/2016)
4.5

O’Brien Estate is a hidden gem of the Napa Valley. I have had a few of the O’Brien wines in the past, but had never ... Read full review


Materra Wines - Cunat Family Vineyards (4/24/2016)
4.5

Materra, translated as Mother Earth in Latin, is the lifelong dream of the Cunat family, the reward of many years of entrepreneurship. The Cunats, an ... Read full review


Pride Mountain Vineyards (4/05/2016)
4.5

In all of my visits to Napa and Sonoma prior to moving here, I never discovered Pride Mountain Vineyards until recently. After traveling in a ... Read full review


MacLaren Wine Company (4/02/2016)
5.0
5.0

In March 2014, shortly after moving from Virginia to Napa, I had a cool-climate syrah moment at a Rhône Rangers public tasting. The syrahs were ... Read full review


Patz & Hall Winery (2/21/2016)
4.5

Patz & Hall was founded in 1988 by Donald Patz, James Hall, Anne Moses, and Heather Patz, who combined their experience in enology, winemaking, and ... Read full review


Madrigal Family Winery (2/13/2016)
5.0
5.0

In 1938, the grandparents of third-generation vintner Chris Madrigal emigrated from Mexico to the United States to seek a new farming life in the Napa ... Read full review


Domaine Carneros (12/19/2015)
5.0
5.0

My first visit to Domaine Carneros was Labor Day Weekend 2012 during a visit to Napa. I joined a friend there for a tasting on ... Read full review


Opus One Winery (10/24/2015)
5.0
5.0

When my friend asked me if I would like to visit Opus One, I was a little hesitant. I was afraid it might be too ... Read full review


Alpha Omega (10/24/2015)
4.5

Founded in 2006 by vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett, Alpha Omega Winery is a relatively new winery in Napa Valley. Robin's and Michelle's backgrounds include ... Read full review


Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards (10/24/2015)
4.5

In 1978, thirty-seven years ago, Jerry and Flora Komes discovered an old ghost winery property just south of Saint Helena and founded what would become ... Read full review


Penns Woods (9/06/2015)
4.5

In 2002, longtime wine importer and distributor, Gino Razzi, after having successfully made his first Italian wine, a 1997 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo called Symposium, set out ... Read full review


Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery (9/06/2015)
4.5

Countless American wineries begin with a moment of clarity when someone decides to change direction and follow his or her passion. Such is the case ... Read full review


Kemmeter Wines (8/29/2015)
5.0
5.0

On August 1, 2013, just over two years ago, winemaker and proprietor Johannes Reinhardt opened his own winery, Kemmeter Wines, to the public after being ... Read full review


Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards Tasting Room "The Room" (8/22/2015)
4.5

When you drive into the parking lot at Flora Springs’ The Room just south of downtown Saint Helena, you are immediately taken in by the ... Read full review