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Napa Cellars Reserve Wines ~ small production wines by Joe Shirley

A question I get often is “What does it mean when the label says Reserve?  Is it really worth it or is it just an excuse to jack up the price?” My answer is “Maybe, sometimes.” Some winemakers may overuse … Continue reading

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Mumm Cuvée Napa ~ Napa Valley’s prestigious sparkling wines with a French Heritage

In 1979 when G.H. Mumm set their sights on producing sparkling wine in the United States, winemaker Guy Devaux was put to the task of seeking out just the right location.  By 1986, Mumm Cuvée Napa was established, and has … Continue reading

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