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Make Your Valentine A Special Treat – Chocolate Red Wine Torte!

A Great Bottle of Estate 1856 Petit Verdot! There are so many ways to make wonderful memories for a Valentine's celebration. Yes, we have the proverbial box of chocolates and red roses but how about trying something new, something made with your own two hands that will show your love for your partner, family and/or friends. Everyone needs a little love on Valentines, right? Chocolate and red wine are a magical combination. Use a wine that has cherry, blackberry and/or chocolate overtones, such as our 2016 Petit Verdot. Chocolate and Red Wine Torte Ingredients 1 cup unsalted organic [...]

By |2020-02-11T06:50:14+00:00February 11th, 2020|Front Page|0 Comments

Estate 1856 Wins Double Gold At The 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bring Your Valentine To The 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition! We are delighted to announce that our 2015 Estate 1856 Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Reserve received a DOUBLE GOLD medal at this years SF Chronicle Wine Competition. The largest competition in North America, there were 65 judges evaluating 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries. You are are invited to enjoy all of the award-winning wines at the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on February 15, 2020 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Please stop by our booth and say Hi! Don't [...]

By |2020-02-11T05:54:11+00:00February 11th, 2020|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

A New Year! A New Season! Starting Fresh in 2020

January 2020 - Winemaker Journal - Janice Schmidt MS May 2020 bring you and your family many successes and new opportunities. For the Estate 1856 family, we are happy to shut the door on 2019 where, yet again, we faced an extended fire season, multiple power outages and an evacuation that affected more than 200,000 residents of Sonoma County. Thankfully, we've now had several inches of rain in the past few weeks. Today, our hillsides are covered with lovely green grasses and I can see the newly emerging cover crop in the vineyards which will nourish the soil in the [...]

By |2020-01-11T05:45:05+00:00January 11th, 2020|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments