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2007 Napa Valley Merlot

by David on May 20, 2010

This is no Cabernet wannabe. With its red fruit, velvety tannins and earthy, slightly herbal note it’s unmistakably Merlot.       This is 100% Merlot, but you can still call it a blend because it brings together rich, ripe flavors from our Yountville Estate and the leaner, earthier character of Carneros-grown fruit. It all […]


Culinary Getaways

by David on February 21, 2010

Suffering from cabin fever? Love to cook? And EAT??? You should know Sherry Page of CulinaryGetaways. Whether it’s Napa Valley, Paris, Sausalito, Tuscany or Provence you’ll cook with the very best local ingredients and eat the best that the region has to offer. This 2-minute Fun Fact fills you in!


Pairing Wine With Sweets

by David on December 13, 2009

They’re everywhere, aren’t they? Christmas cookies, plates of fudge, so many temptations… How do you pair wine with those goodies? And hide your scale until after New Year’s 😉 Happy Holidays from all of us at Goosecross!


Muscat Canelli

by David on December 1, 2009

This grape is a mysterious seductress! A dyed in the wool Cabernet drinker will melt at the first whiff of heady, floral Muscat Canelli. Mysterious? It appears to be living under a number of assumed names. There are numerous grapes called Muscat, many of them redundant. Let’s talk about what it is before we address […]


Why not pull out all the stops during this very festive time of year? Whether it’s for the whole family gathered around the holiday table or an intimate dinner party to celebrate the new year, this will be a meal to remember. One bite of the buttery fillet with the rich, supple ÆROS® reminds you of why this […]


In our last video you heard from Colleen, Sherry and Diane about suggested wine pairings for Thanksgiving. If you’re in the mood to do something a little different for Thanksgiving this year, in this brief video you’ll hear from them again, talking about their favorite Thanksgiving food traditions and how to pair them with wine. […]


I hope some of you enjoyed the great menu that Colleen, our proprietor, created for Mother’s Day. In the interest of equal time, she’s developed yet, another, incredible menu to treat David for Father’s Day. This one has an Italian theme! She managed to put together four dishes that are all delicious with our Zinfandel! […]