A Community in Bloom

Welcome to the season of fresh starts – and new releases you’ll love

It’s a budbreak nation! Chris Baker sees his own vines spring to life in his Willamette Valley vineyard. Photo by Mike Battey.

Here in Napa, the springtime sun is stirring even the most stubborn vines. Little drives and long walks across the Valley reveal acres of vineyards stretching awake, their first signs of leafy life revealed with “bud break” – the official moment when growing season begins.

Watching the vines shake open, we can’t help but feel fresher ourselves – looking forward to new wines and winemakers bursting on the scene with Naked’s resounding Angel support.

Derek Rohlffs is a longstanding Naked winemaker, but his brand new Grenache makes us see Anderson Valley with new eyes.

Nova Cadamatre’s fresh perspective shines in her elegant debut New York Riesling – a first for Naked!

And Alexander Valley phenom Jesse Katz is releasing his highly-anticipated exclusive Cabernet following a record-breaking pre-sale of his Aperture Cellars wines last year.

One year ago, our regular lives were turning dormant as we experienced shutdowns for the first time. With the start of the season, fantastic new projects from veteran winemakers, and new superstars coming into the fold, the world feels new and bright once again.

Let that sun shine.


Spring into Virtual Tastings with your Winemakers

Virtual Tasting
with Derek Rohlffs

April 29 — 3 – 4pm PT

Heritage block winemaker Derek Rohlffs loves working with legacy vines including Unti Vineyards (Dry Creek Valley) and his own vineyard property supported by Angels! Join Derek and Naked co-hosts Laura and Trevor as he takes us through his favorite wines from Sonoma and Anderson Valley.

Virtual Tasting
with Jesse Katz

May 11 — 3 – 4pm PT

“One of wine’s fastest rising stars,” Jesse Katz is a cult wine phenom who’s made wines from the peaks of Napa Valley to Healdsburg to Bordeaux – now he’s collaborating with Naked. Wahoo! Hear his vision for Alexander Valley – and what’s possible now in his career, thanks to you.
Jesse Katz releases exclusive project for Naked Wines

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