John Benedetti
 
January 31, 2024 | John Benedetti

2021 Wines Praised by Wine Advocate

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John Benedetti
 
December 18, 2023 | John Benedetti

Seeking Closure(s)

The debate about wine bottle closures seems never-ending... and I'm going to add to it.  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
November 24, 2023 | John Benedetti

Ananda Pinot Noir Featured in the List of 2023's Top 50 at JebDunnuck.com

We're happy to announce that our 2020 Ananda Pinot Noir has been chosen among the top 50 wines of 2023 by wine critic R.H. Drexel at JebDunnuck.com  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
January 21, 2023 | John Benedetti

Recent Love From Wine Advocate

Our 2019 and 2020 vintages were recently reviewed by Wine Advocate...  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
November 1, 2022 | John Benedetti

A Note on Pricing

Times they are a'changin...  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
March 1, 2022 | John Benedetti

Scores don’t matter? Maybe. But over time, they show a pattern of quality.

I can’t tell you how many times over the years I’ve heard other winemakers or commercial wine buyers say “scores don’t matter”. I find it a bit disingenuous– I’ve never met a winemaker who didn’t get happy about a good score, or pissed off about a bad one...  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
November 17, 2020 | John Benedetti

Split Rail Pinot Noir Chosen to Robert Parker’s List of the Top 100 Wine Discoveries

We’re thrilled to announce that our 2018 Split Rail Vineyard Pinot Noir has been selected by Wine Advocate as one of the Top 100 Wine Discoveries of 2020.  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
August 1, 2019 | John Benedetti

Aptos Times Article About Melanie's Passing

The Aptos Times recently published an article about our new tasting room in Aptos, and its opening during the passing of my wife and soulmate. You can read the article here: https://issuu.com/timespublishinggroup/docs/a21908_tab_issuu/4  Continue »

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John Benedetti
 
June 4, 2018 | John Benedetti

Lots of Love from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Our 2016 vintage (and a 2015 cellar selection) were recently reviewed by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, and the results are more than we could have hoped for.  Continue »

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