Great Tastes Newsletter
Welcome Great Tastes members. We hope you enjoy learning more about the Wine Club shipment wines in your Notes.
2016 Ghost Winery Malbec & 2016 All Hallows' Eve Cabernet Franc
"When I was growing up the Ghost Winery on our property was a source of endless fascination. I didn't really understand what a "ghost winery" was, so you can guess how my young imagination might have run wild. I remember hearing about the fire that ravaged the winery in 1900, and in fact we can still see burn marks on a wall of the upper floor..."
2017 Sauvingon Blanc & 2014 Three Keys Cabernet Sauvignon
"When my parents moved to Napa Valley in the late 1970s there were lots of different grape varietals planted here – Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Chenin Blanc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, even Riesling, to name a few. Today, most of those varieties - except for Cabernet Sauvignon - are rare, and while Sauvignon Blanc is still grown here..."
2015 Trilogy & 2017 Pinot Grigio
"My son was born in the Chinese Year of the Dog. Although he hasn’t always cared for this astrological sign – dog - I remind him that I am a rooster. Grandma Flora, who was big on the Chinese astrological signs, was very proud that she was a pig. If you ever visited her house you’d see she was very proud of her ceramic pig collection. Although I am not superstitious, I have found the Chinese signs to be very reliable, especially when it comes to my son. "
2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon & 2015 Napa Valley Sangiovese
"Flora Springs is excited to kick off 2018 with your first Great Tastes shipment, which includes our beloved 2015 Napa Valley Sangiovese, a wine we make only for wine club members. We first made Sangiovese in 1992; we were one of the first Napa Valley wineries to work with the varietal, a grape that is a mainstay of the great Chiantis of Italy. The second wine is our 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon..."