Monthly Archives: November 2013

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L’Avion Roussanne: A Test of Patience in the Winery

Over Sashi Moorman’s 12 years of making Roussanne, he has experimented with countless techniques to make L’Avion as delicious as possible. Sashi influences Ruben’s work in the vineyard, coaxing the Roussanne to even ripening (BLOG LINK). Once picked, Sashi owns all responsibility for the end wine and must figure out how to accentuate every ounce of terroir. As Ruben says, “We give Sashi the best Read More →

What’s on your Holiday Table? Recipes to Inspire!!

We asked Stolpman ‘passionista’ & aspiring chef Sandra Miro what she’s planning to pair with our La Cuadrilla RED this Thanskgiving.  From Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies to Drunk & Spicy Cranberry-Pear Chutney – Let Sandra’s Recipes Inspire your Holiday table!! Green Beans w/ Crispy Shallots Makes 8 to 10 servings Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh haricots verts (tiny green beans), trimmed 6 large shallots Vegetable oil 3/4 cup NV La Cuadrilla Red Wine Read More →

Long Overdue: The Release of Large Format!

We all love magnums for cellaring and popping on special occasions. And of course, wines in magnums evolve more slowly, improving over a longer period of time due to the greater volume of liquid sealed in the bottle more info It seems like we are long overdue in releasing a magnum offering to our wine club, rather than continuing to hoard a few hand-bottled large Read More →