LARRY HYDE CHARDONNAY: Everything you could want in a white wine

The grapes from Hyde Vineyard have long been sought after for some of California’s top-rated Chardonnays such as Aubert and Kistler.  Founded in 1979 by Larry Hyde, it is a grand cru-caliber site primarily known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fruit. In 2009, Larry decided to debut his own small lot production project and […]

Wines by J Gregory, menu by Hawks, experience by Capitol Cellars

Mark Jessup, along with his wife Kandice, is the owner of J Gregory, a line of ultra premium wines produced from superior grapes grown in select appellations throughout Napa Valley. He understands that love of family, good friends and good wine should be celebrated and shared – which is why we are honored to partner […]

NEW RELEASE: 2017 Kanzler Russian River Pinot Noir

Steve and Lynda Kanzler, along with their son and winemaker Alex, make less than 500 cases of Pinot Noir from their famed estate vineyard in the Sebastopol hills.  Planted in 1996 upon rolling hills that were previously an apple orchard, their vineyard quickly developed a reputation for producing world-class Pinot Noir fruit.  Raised among the […]

POST PARADE 2016 ‘Stretch Drive’ Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

This wine made by famed winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown is a partnership between friends from Kentucky, Matt White, Mark Gray and Brooke Smith.  Like it’s bigger brother “Post Parade”, named after the horseracing term that refers to the trot that the horses make from the paddock to the starting gate, “Stretch Drive” is made of 100% Cabernet […]

BEHRENS FAMILY ESTATE 2015 ‘Spare Me’ Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Spare me…get it?! Behrens Family Winery is a boutique winery in the truest sense. Owned by Les Behrens and Lisa Drinkward, who’ve made wine under the Behrens & Hitchcock label since 1993, Behrens Family Winery produces small lots of six or seven wines a year at its winery perched high on top of Spring Mountain in Napa […]

SULLIVAN 2016 ‘Coeur de Vigne’ Rutherford, Napa Red Meritage

Sullivan Rutherford Estate was founded in 1972 by James O’Neil Sullivan, a creative visionary and pioneer of the Rutherford appellation.  For nearly fifty years, the Estate has been an oasis for artists, chefs and wine industry professionals.  Today, the Estate continues to build on its legacy of growing world class grapes. While intense in its […]