News Archives: USA

Occidental Wines: The Legacy of Steve Kistler

Occidental Wines: The Legacy of Steve Kistler 1

“In a way, Steve Kistler comes across as an all-American version of a French winemaker caricature. From afar, you can almost mistake his jeans and blue chamois shirt for those ubiquitous blue coveralls that are a second skin to millions of working Frenchmen. He has a basketball player’s physique and dark, serious eyes. And when … Read More

Gotham Project: Wine on Tap, Just as it Always Was, Again

Gotham Project: Wine on Tap, Just as it Always Was, Again

In 14 AD, the Romans would transport wine in the stomachs of animals in what is now Germany. In 1776, to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, ships from the Island of Madeira sailed to the New World, hulls packed with large containers filled with wine. In the 1800s, trains traveling from Piedmont … Read More

Announcing! Debut Release Of Owens And Vaughn Cab!!!

Announcing! Debut Release Of Owens And Vaughn Cab!!!

“Value” and “Cabernet Sauvignon” Is No Longer An Oxymoron! ANNOUNCING! DEBUT RELEASE OF OWENS AND VAUGHN CAB!!! This project has been in the works for over a year now, and is finally ready for release!!! Owens & Vaughn, a collaborative effort between two longtime wine professionals long frustrated by the lack of quality wines on … Read More