It’s Time To Try The Wines of Benovia Vineyards

We taste a lot of wine around here; I mean sometimes well over a hundred wines in a week. Many, if not most, of those wines happen to come from California, so needless to say, a California wine really has to shine to stand out. We were first introduced to the wines of Benovia several years ago, and fell in love pretty quickly.  Their Sonoma Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs illustrate a balance and restraint you rarely find in wines from this part of the world. Elegance personified, with just a touch of California boisterousness to make sure you know where …
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Bogle’s Time to Shine

Bogle Vineyards

Bogle Vineyards, located in the unlikely region of California’s Sacramento Valley, is a great American success story. Patty & Chris Bogle were married in 1973, and took on caring for some small vineyards that Chris and his father had planted, mainly selling the fruit to larger wineries.In 1979 they founded their family-named winery, with the intention of making a small amount of wine commercially under the Bogle banner.Their goal was to produce about 4,000 cases of wine a year, a modest, small-scale aspiration. Fast-forward thirty five years; Bogle is now producing over one million cases a year, and are estimated …
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