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Banshee Wines

Banshee Wines

Category: Wine
Url: www.bansheewines.com
Region: Sonoma County, California
Description: Banshee Wines was founded by three friends from the Midwest and East Coast who shared a passion for wine and a lifelong dream of owning their own winery. The Banshee guys are passionate about creating benchmark wines from California’s iconic vineyards as well as crafting soulful blends that don't break the bank. When they’re not making wine you can find them preparing grand multi-course meals, sabering Champagne bottles, seeking out the nearest swimming hole, or dancing on tabletops.

The Bruery

The Bruery

Category: Beer
Url: www.thebruery.com
Region: Placentia, California
Description: The Bruery is a boutique craft brewery located in Orange County, CA specializing in barrel aged and experimental ales. Founded as a small, friend & family run business in 2008, The Bruery takes its unique moniker from founder Patrick Rue’s family surname.

Bruery Terreux

Bruery Terreux

Category: Beer
Url: www.brueryterreux.com
Region: Orange County, California
Description: Founded on an exciting revitalization of age-old traditions blended with current culture and newly forging practices, Bruery Terreux tells the story of wildly traditional bière™.  Specializing in farmhouse-style wild and sour ales, Bruery Terreux is rustic, traditional, familial, yet innovative and independent in spirit.

Cuvaison

Cuvaison

Category: Wine
Url: www.cuvaison.com
Region: Napa Valley, California
Description:  Cooled by fog from the San Pablo Bay, the rolling hills of this certified sustainable estate have produced distinctive Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines for over 30 years. Dedicated to a philosophy of producing vineyard-driven wines, Cuvaison employs block-by-block farming methods and a hand-crafted vineyard-to-bottle winemaking approach. The resulting wines are balanced and complex, showcasing the distinctive characteristics of this cool climate estate.

Don Sebastiani & Sons

Don Sebastiani & Sons

Category: Wine
Url: www.donsebastianiandsons.com
Region: California
Description: To Don Sebastiani and Sons, family is clearly an important aspect of winemaking. While Don Sebastiani and Sons wasn’t founded until 2001, Samuele Sebastiani created a winery in 1904, and started growing the company, as well as the town of Sonoma. Over the years, the winery changed hands many times, but it always stayed within the family. By 2000, the winery was producing eight million cases of wine a year. However, at that time, Don Sebastiani sold many of the assets and kept only the family brand and the Sonoma winery and vineyards. Though he stepped down as CEO and Chairman in 2000, that wasn’t the end for him. In 2001, he and his sons, Donny and August, founded Don Sebastiani and Sons, eventually growing production back up to two million cases annually.

DuMOL Winery

DuMOL Winery

Category: Wine
Url: www.dumol.com
Region: Russian River Valley, California
Description: DuMOL’s 25 acre sustainably farmed Estate Vineyard is located on an undulating east-facing slope of one of the appellation’s most famous ridgelines. From this classic site and in tandem with some of the coastal area’s finest growers, DuMOL crafts wines that fully capture the aromatics, flavors and textures that exemplify their vineyard sites and varietals character in the purest and most precise form.

Eric Kent

Eric Kent

 

Category: Wine

Url: www.erickentwines.com 

Region: California 

Description: A simple statement and profound truth: great wine is grown in the vineyard. To make it you must start with outstanding fruit. Eric Kent's vineyards are chosen to highlight the diversity of California's Sonoma County viticulture. From coastal to inland, high elevation to low, rocky soil to sandy, cool-climate to warm, Eric Kent wines showcase fascinating variety in vineyard designates, appellation wines and proprietary blends. "Together we strive to capture the best of every vintage in bottle, showcase inspired art on every label, and share it all with as many people as possible every day." 

Grayson Cellars

Grayson Cellars

Category: Wine
Url: www.graysoncellars.com
Region: Napa Valley, California
Description: The founders of Grayson believe that they can put their Napa Valley winemaking skills to work to create some of the highest quality wines at the by-the-glass price point. They believe that decades of Napa winemaking experience will allow them to create a better bottle of wine at a great price point.

Julian Hard Cider

Julian Hard Cider

Category: Cider
Url: www.julianhardcider.biz
Region: USA
Description: Since Paul Thomas was 8 years old, he has lived, worked and played in the beautiful mountains of Julian, CA. After many years of making hard cider in Julian with local apples for his friends and family, he decided to take the leap and start Southern California’s first hard cider company. Before he knew it, Julian Hard Cider’s fresh-pressed hard cider was in great demand not just in the little mountain town of Julian, but nationwide! 

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Category: Wine
Url: www.laetitiawine.com
Region: Arroyo Grande Valley, California
Description: Laetitia Vineyard & Winery is passionate about producing premium estate wines that showcase the distinctive qualities of the Arroyo Grande Valley. Located in Southern San Luis Obispo County, the coastal property overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Liquid Farm

Liquid Farm

Category: Wine
Url: www.liquidfarm.com
Region: Santa Rita Hills, California
Description:  Liquid Farm seeks to support local viticulture and honor their palates' love for old world wines that have naturally high acidity and are not masked by many of the modern day manipulations. To do so, they selfishly decided to make what they most love to drink: Chardonnay that is earth and mineral driven from cool climates with little or no new oak. To achieve these qualities Liquid Farm was drawn to one of the coolest of all California AVA's, Sta. Rita Hills. Located in Santa Barbara County, it is home to some of the most Chardonnay-suited, unique, ancient soils in North America.

Lost Coast Brewery

Lost Coast Brewery

Category: Beer
Url: www.lostcoast.com
Region: Eureka, California
Description: Founded in 1990 by two women, Lost Coast Brewery and Café is one of the only breweries in the United States founded by women.  Located in the Humboldt Bay area of California, Master Brewer Barbara Groom uses West Plains barley and the exceptionally clean water of Humboldt County to add West Coast flavor to her reimagined traditional English-style ales.

Plume Ridge

Plume Ridge

Category: Wine
Url: http://www.plumeridge.com/
Region: California, USA
Description:  Founded in 1983, Plume Ridge is a proud part of the centuries old tradition of the wine merchant. As a wine merchant Plume Ridge does not simply buy and sell wine; it serves customers as an independent taster, arbiter and procurer of the highest quality wines for the most advantageous prices. Plume Ridge's means of doing this is through development of relationships based on trust, quality service and a deep knowledge of both business and the art of fine wine