VOLUME 9, ISSUE 50
November 21, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Bouchaine Vineyards: A Winery Steeped in Carneros History On the Pinot Trail: Tasting at Bouchaine Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Pinot Noir Heart & Hands Wine Company Sips of Recently Tasted California Chardonnays Pinot Briefs Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course
Drake Wines is a small, artisan, family owned producer of Pinot Noir sourced from Laetitia Vineyard and Bien Nacido Vineyard, both acclaimed sites on the Central Coast. Owner and winemaker Mark Cummins released his first Pinot Noir in 2005. Total production is about 500 cases, carried out in the old Lawrence Winery in the Edna Valley. The winery is dedicated to limited bottlings of block-designate wines that reflect a sense of please.
Drake is the surname on owner Mark Cummins father's side and the middle name of his oldest son.
Wines can be ordered through the website.
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