The Wine Siren by Kelly Mitchell

Napa Valley’s Sustainable Wine Movement

Anna Brittan CEO, of Napa Green standing out by a body of water

We sat down with CEO of Napa Green Anna Brittan to get down to earth on sustainable wine and how the program works. Vineyards of Napa Valley The Wine Siren:  Why the urgency of a truly farm-to-table sustainable winery today?  Anna Brittan: The wine industry is the canary in the coal mine for climate change, and […]

DeLoach Vineyards: Russian River Valley’s Finest

Tasting room with fireplace at DeLoach Vineyards

https://www.youtube.com/embed/5FIJYAJBr-U It’s early. 9am on a Monday. Driving up from Napa to Russian River Valley it occurs to me how much I love coming to this part of Wine Country. The weather is a little overcast and the drive beyond smooth.  The trip from Napa to DeLoach Vineyards is just over an hour. The Russian […]

Sonoma’s Rugged Terroir Shines with Cornell Vineyards {VIDEO}

Sonoma's Rugged Terroir Shines with Cornell Vineyards {VIDEO}

Just the 2nd release, the 2014 Cornell Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is already a standout. Made up of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, and 3% Cabernet Franc. It was aged for 19 months in 70% new French barrels.  The wine itself has an intensity rarely found in a wine this young.

St. Francis Winery Creates a Masterpiece of Experience

St. Francis Winery, with the Mayacamas piece by The Wine Siren Kelly Mitchell

St. Francis Winery Masters the Pairing and the Wine Compressed Persimmon & Grilled Asian Pear paired with 2015 White Cuvée Blanc Sonoma Valley Experience. It’s the soul of a business. St. Francis Winery gets this. Experience can create indelible and everlasting memories. If done right it becomes a megaphone for a winery.  Anyone can pour a glass […]

How to Build a Wine Gift Company: Olive and Poppy

Rose all day with The Wine Siren

Wine Gifts Direct From Napa Finding a unique, meaningful wine gift with ties to a place you’ve visited is not as easy as one would think. If achieved, the experience is enhanced, the gift, cherished. Creating a company specializing in producing distinct wine gifts is what two women from Napa dreamed of. Olive & Poppy […]

A Little Romance in Sonoma’s Russian River: La Crema

La Crema at Saralee's Vineyard in the Russian River Valley The WIne Siren

La Crema highlights it’s Russian River Valley’s beginnings with its historic new tasting room.  A little romance backstory. Saralee McClelland and her future husband Richard Kunde met at the Sonoma County Fair office. Saralee was a champion of the fair and the competitions involved. While Richard of the Kunde family of winemakers) had a deep love for farming and Sonoma […]

Grieve Family Vineyards: Adventure into Lovall Valley

David Grieve, Vintner and Vance Rose, Winemaker of Grieve Family Vineyards

Grieve Family Vineyards: Adventure into Lovall Valley An Adventure Into Lovall Valley Grieve Family Vineyards Can a part of Napa only be accessible by way of Sonoma? Impossible, I think. I review my directions again. You see, I live in Napa. Today I am heading to a winery called Grieve Family Vineyards. I know Sonoma […]