Capitol Cellars supports social distancing

With school closures, work challenges and social adjustments, we know this is a trying time for many.  It is for us, too, and we want to be part of the solution and support social distancing while local health officials advise us to do so. Rest assured, we are doing our part to maintain a very clean […]

2018 STANDARD DEVIATION Sauvignon Blanc XL

What isn’t special about this wine? Appellation: Sonoma Mountain is a tiny yet extraordinary area with multiple elevations, exposures, soils, temperatures and humidity – all combining for complexity beyond compare.  When viewed from the west, Sonoma Mountain isn’t a particularly dramatic peak. Comprised of a lumpy series of hills piled on top of each other, briefly […]

KEEVER 2015 “Yountville” Napa Valley CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Keever Vineyards is nestled in the western slopes of Yountville, California in the Napa Valley. It is a family-owned and operated winery, producing exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon from the family’s six acres of rocky, hillside vineyards The stony, loamy soils there are well-drained and well-suited to Cabernet Sauvignon. Their wines are crafted by Celia Welch Masyczek, […]

TAPLIN 2016 “Terra 9” Napa Valley CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Seeking new opportunities, John Orange Taplin came west to San Francisco during the Gold Rush, where he did what he knew best: raising cows. By 1871, San Francisco became too crowded for him, and he moved to St. Helena. The logo is based on his handwriting, taken from the logbook of his deliveries around town. Their […]

BRAVE & MAIDEN 2016 “Union” Red Blend

Every patch of earth has a story rooted deep in its soil – an evolving, unfolding story. The story of Brave & Maiden began in 2011, with their very first vintage. Although the vineyard was planted in the mid-1990s, its grapes had never been produced as a single vineyard wine. That changed when Rizal Risjad […]

Beauties from BRULIAM

When Owner/Winemaker Kerith Overstreet was small, her dad used to say, “You can be whatever you want after medical school.”  So she did.  After completing medical school (U. of Rochester), residency, and two fellowships (UCSD), she thought winemaking sounded more fun.  So she enrolled at UC Davis to study enology and catapulted into the 2008 […]