Constellation Acquires Eric Jensen’s Booker Vineyard Portfolio in Full

Constellation Brands Buys Booker Vineyards

Deal further solidifies the wine giant’s fine wine focus and its confidence in Paso Robles   Constellation is making it official. Following last year’s minority investment in California’s Booker Vineyard, the corporation is exercising an option in the agreement to acquire the collection in full. Constellation’s portfolio now includes the brands Booker Vineyard, My Favorite Neighbor and Harvey & Harriet. Constellation executives tell Wine Spectator that these brands saw double-digit growth since the company’s minority investment last year. The Paso Robles–based estate vineyard, winery and tasting room are included. The purchase price… Read More

First Look: Four Seasons Heads to Napa Valley With Its First Wine Country Resort and Residences

Four Seasons Napa Valley Resort

Napa Valley is much more than it’s rolling hills, sprawling vineyards and charming towns—it’s also a destination brimming with world-class hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants helmed by renowned chefs. It might, then, come as a surprise that Four Seasons, a brand synonymous with the high level of luxury that exists in Napa Valley, has never planted roots in the area before now. That changes on November 1, when the opening of Four Seasons Napa Valley Resort and Residences will introduce a new era of luxury to the region. The property is located on… Read More

Explore More Gorgeous Wine – New Member Giveaway

Coravin Model Three

Now thru December 31st, 2021, when you sign up as a new member of Beverly Hills Wine Club or you refer a friend, you will be entered to win a new Coravin Model Three wine preservation system (Retail Value $149.95) in our Explore More Gorgeous Wine Giveaway. Membership is complimentary. Coravin is the industry standard in wine preservation systems and the finest tool we’ve come across when preserving luxury fine wine. As Coravin states, “Drink what you want, without compromise. Coravin gives you the freedom to pour the wine you desire, and… Read More

Beverly Hills Wine Club – New Member Feature

“Wine To Your Door” program is a new “white-glove” service and feature for members of the Beverly Hills Wine Club. Membership to Beverly Hills Wine Club is currently complimentary. We strive to offer first in class service to our growing membership of wine lovers and tastemakers who love exploring the finest crafted wines.  As a result, we seek out exclusive and very limited production wines from boutique winemakers we truly admire the world over.  These winemakers often produce classic wines derived from exceptional farming and winemaking practices with minimal intervention.  Four times… Read More

From Screaming Eagle to Sine Qua Non, The History of Cult Wines in the U.S. | Wine Enthusiast

Have you ever wondered what cult wines are and how they came to be? Discover their auspicious origin stories here. Twice a year, California winery Sine Qua Non sends out a note to its substantial waitlist. “If there is ever a task that I, good old Manfred, don’t like to perform, it is writing and sending this note,” wrote co-owner Manfred  Krankl in a 2019  missive. “Communicating about wines  we sadly don’t have enough  to offer to everyone interested is clearly a miserable task… Thank you so much for your patience and kindness. It is… Read More