The Latest from Cline

  • Snooth Review of our 2014 Ancient Vines Mourvedre Rose
    December 2015 - Snooth review of our 2014 Ancient Vines Mourvedre Rose...
  • 4 Reasons Why the 2015 Vintage Will Knock Your Socks Off
    September, 2015 - 2015 was quite a year and we are beyond excited for what's in store! ...
  • What Happens After Harvest?
    The fruit is all picked. The crush is over. What happens now?We asked our winemaker extraordinaire Charlie Tsegeletos. Here’s what he had to say:The grapes have all been picked, and most of the juice has undergone fermentation. We’re still watching a few wines that are slowly fermenting - mostly zinfandels. The reds are all undergoing a Malo-lactic fermentation, which softens them a bit. Once we get the wines to the appropriate levels of sugar, we’ll remove the solids from the new wine. This is…
  • Bridgehead Zin: Ancient Vines Mean Great Wines!
    Our Bridgehead Zinfandel is one of our prized Single Vineyard wines. Hailing from Oakley, CA these vines have quite a long history (literally long: with their roots reaching up to 20 feet underground!). With the average age of these vines at 140 years, they are some of our oldest and produce some pretty powerful juice. So how did these vines survive for so long? Well, a couple reasons. First, they were phylloxera-resistant because they were planted in sandy soil; the phylloxera louse, which devastated…
  • Butternut Squash Soup
    This one is a classic, creamy, butternut squash soup, and of course we would finish it with a drizzle of Olio Diavolo!...
  • Paella
    This unbeatable Spanish dish is served with rice and pairs perfectly with our Cashmere....
  • A Cashmere Tale from a Cashmere
    We received the following email earlier this week, and we thought we would share it with you: I wanted to take a moment to write to you and express my appreciation to the Cline Cellars vineyards for your dedication to the Alzheimer's research fund through your Cashmere white wine. I just recently learned of your efforts and wanted you to know how significant your designation is to me personally. As you can see by my last name, your Cashmere wine hits close to home for me. But also, my mother, Rose…
  • Grandma May’s Picnic Chicken
    This chicken is the perfect picnic food- Make sure to pair it with red Cashmere for the ultimate outing!...
  • The Best Trader Joe's Wines Under $10
    Ahead, find some of my new TJ's faves for under $10...
  • List of Sonoma County Wines to Support
    This is a working document and we encourage input. Criteria used was third party certified organic or biodynamic vineyards first and “Honorable Mention” for wineries with why they are on the list to the right.....