Paul Hobbs’ Tribute to Family

  Throughout his 30-year career, Paul Hobbs influenced the industry with his pioneering approach of identifying terroirs and showing what makes each region special with his winemaking. From California (where he began his career) to Argentina to Chile to New York, he has taken a personal interest in making the best wines possible from each […]

Wine, Spirits & Authenticity Spoken Here

          It’s been 12 months since the pandemic officially began.  Looking back, I estimate I have attended close to 450 virtual meetings.  Between Zoom, Teams and new platforms like Remo I have had work meetings, wine tastings, friend happy hours, book launches (shout out to my aunt, Anne Lakusta for a great […]

Palmaz Winery: The Intersection of Technology and Craft Winemaking

  For Julio and Amalia Palmaz, of Palmaz Vineyards, the love affair with wine started after years of regular visits to Napa. Julio was a successful heart surgeon who actually invented the heart stint.  When it was time for the next phase for their family, they decided to purchase an old estate in Coombsville in Napa.  […]