Winemakers Women in Wine, PT 1

Cellar Talk with Françoise Gazeau

In honor of Women’s History Month, get to know Francoise Gazeau – a 6th generation winemaker looking ahead. Interview by Elizabeth Smith.

Naked Behind the Scenes

Our newest sparkling winemaker

edit: since publishing, the identity of the winemaker has been revealed and he’s down at the bottom of this post. We’re very very excited to announce that our Angels made a move in April to hire a sparkling winemaker from the very top of the top… the absolute cream of the crop. He made what many […]

Naked Truth

How Angels will change American sparkling wine forever

Thanks to our wine Angels, we’re quickly changing one of the most conservative fields of Californian winemaking: sparkling wine. We’re making it possible for talented indie winemakers to break into the field that was once dominated by gargantuan companies and massive fortunes. Why is this a big deal? In case you don’t know, making sparkling […]

Behind the Wine

Wayne Donaldson sparkling wine update

The much-anticipated release of Wayne Donaldson’s wine is being delayed an eensy bit so that Wayne can maintain the impeccable quality of his bubbly. Wayne gets the freedom to focus on quality Quality is Wayne’s #1 priority, and that’s why we agree whole-heartedly with Wayne about delaying bottling. This has an unfortunate impact because it means his […]