The “LEGENDS OF ROCK” signed Guitar

The Black Bottle is proud to present the “LEGENDS OF ROCK” signed guitar during Napa Valley Wine Auction week. This special guitar is signed by icons in the rock world, including Keith Richards, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and many others. … Continued

Why We All Smell Wine Differently

It never ceases to amaze me how differently we all interpret and experience wine. I possess a pretty good palate and when reading a winemaker’s notes and sipping that wine I’ll not hit on a a single essence, aroma or … Continued

What being in love with wine really means

I’d like to share this example of someone who really lives and breathes great wine.  I’m really inspired by Amy Dixon, who lost her sight but never lost her passion for wine and for life.

6/15 Wine and Waves

I’m fascinated by the details of a Napa Valley winery aging their red wines 60 feet down on the seafloor.  Mira Winery and winemaker Gustavo Gonzalez were inspired by European counterparts which have been experimenting with aging wine in the … Continued

6/1 Vineyard Update

I’ve been driving around the Napa valley and checking the vines to get an idea of how the harvest is shaping up.  We’ve had some excellent weather so far and pretty much a lack of rainfall (according to Western Farm … Continued