Delicato Family Vineyards

Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

The Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 is one of the many labels from Delicato Family Vineyards, a family-owned winery since 1924. The Noble Vines line of wines is dedicated to showcasing grapevine clones. A clone is when a grapevine with particular characteristics, resistance to pests and disease, and growing and flavor traits is grafted…

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Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel 2018

The Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel 2018 is sourced from vineyards in the Lodi AVA of Northern California. Gnarly Head is one of Delicato Family Vineyard’s portfolio of wines. Click on the link above to see their family of wine. Delicato has been around since 1924, they are the sixth-largest winery in the United State….

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Gnarly Head Old Vine Lodi Zinfandel 2016

The Gnarly Head Old Vine Lodi Zinfandel 2016 is sourced from 35 to 80 year old grapevines farmed in vineyards in the Lodi delta region. Gnarly Head is one of the labels from Delicato Family Vineyards, a family owned winery and vineyards founded in 1924, some of their other brands include Both Box, Handcraft, Twisted, and…

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Noble Vines 446 Chardonnay 2016

The Noble Vines 446 Chardonnay 2016 is 100% Chardonnay sourced from sustainable farmed Delicato Family Vineyards estate property in the San Bernabe AVA inside the Monterey County AVA below the Monterey Bay in the Central Coast AVA of California.  Noble Vines is one of Delicato Family Vineyards (family owned since the 1920s with vineyards in Lodi,…

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Bota Box Nighthawk Black

 The Bota Box Nighthawk Black is a blend of Zinfandel, Syrah and Petite Sirah sourced from vineyards in more than one California grape growing AVA and is available in a 3 liter box (four 750 ml Bottles) or 500 ml Tetra pack. Bota Box is part of Delicato Family Wines (Lodi, Ca.), they produce Gnarly…

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Gnarly Head Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

  The Gnarly Head Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is sourced from vineyards located in 6 of the 7 sub-AVA’s in Lodi, California. The bottle says the grapes are sourced from California, which means that more than one AVA is involved with no AVA producing 85% of the grapes, but Gnarly Head’s technical information says this is…

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Gnarly Head Pinot Noir 2012

  The 2012 Gnarly Head Pinot Noir is sourced from vineyards in Monterey, the North Coast AVA (includes Mendocino, Napa Valley, Sonoma And Lake County) as well as vines from Lodi. Delicato Family Vineyards, the makers of Gnarly Head as well as BraZin, Bota Box and others is located in Lodi, California. The name Gnarly…

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Belle Ambiance Chardonnay 2012

  The 2012 Belle Ambiance Chardonnay is sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA. Belle Ambiance is a new label from Delicato Family Vineyards, they also produce Gnarly Head, Bota Box and HandCraft along with several others. Chardonnay is the wine makers wine, it can be light and crisp or full-bodied and buttery…

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Belle Ambiance Pinot Noir 2012

  The 2012 Belle Ambiance Pinot Noir is sourced from grapes grown in more than one California grape growing AVA. Belle Ambiance is a new label, suggested list price $9.99, from Delicato Family Vineyards, who have been in business for over 80 years. DFV also produce Gnarly Head, Brazin, HandCraft and Bota Box, along with…

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Belle Ambiance Pinot Grigio 2013

  The 2013 Belle Ambiance Pinot Grigio is sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA. Belle Ambiance translates to “beautiful place” and is one of Delicato Family Vineyards wines, their other labels include Gnarly Head, Brazin and HandCraft, they specialize in well priced California wines aimed at the American palate. DFV is family…

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Fog Head Red Wine 2012

The 2012 Fog Head Red Wine is a blend of mostly Merlot and Syrah sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA. Fog Head is one of DFV (Delicato Family Vineyards) stable of wine labels, they also produce Gnarly Head, BraZin, Twisted and Bota Box, along with several others. The technical notes for the…

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{Noble Vines} 667 Pinot Noir 2012

The 2012 {Noble Vines} 667 Pinot Noir is sourced from DFV Vineyards own San Bernabe vineyard in Monterey along with grapes from the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA and the Arroyo Seco AVA, both located inside the larger Monterey AVA in California. {Noble Vines} is one of DFV Vineyards many labels, others include Gnarly Head, Brazin,…

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HandCraft Inspiration Red 2011

The 2011 HandCraft Inspiration Red Wine is a blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, Merlot, Malbec and Sangiovese (basically the greatest hits of value priced Red wine) sourced from vineyards located in more than one California grape growing AVA (a good portion was from Lodi). HandCraft is one of Delicato Family Vineyards labels (Gnarly Head, Twisted, etc),…

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HandCraft Inspiration White 2012

The HandCraft Inspiration White Wine is a blend of Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Moscato and Pinot Grigio sourced from vineyards in more than one California grape growing AVA. Hand Craft is one of Delicato Family Vineyards labels (Gnarly Head, Brazin, Twisted and {Noble Vines}, among others).  Hand Craft is the brainchild of Cheryl Indelicato, the…

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Sequin (Delicately Bubbled) Rose’ 2012

The 2012 Sequin (Delicately Bubbled) Rose’ is made from Syrah grapes sourced from vineyards in more than one California grape growing AVA. A Rose’ is a wine made from Red grapes using White wine production techniques, it is not quite that simple, but that is the basic idea. The color is in-between Red wine and…

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Sequin Pinot Grigio (Bubbly) 2012

The 2012 Sequin Pinot Grigio (Delicately Bubbled) Sparkling wine is sourced from vineyards in more than one California grape growing AVA. Sequin is a brand owned by Delicato Family Vineyards, the producers of Gnarly Head, Brazin, Bota Box and a host of other wines. The Sequin Pinot Grigio has soft, less intense bubbles, this isn’t…

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HandCraft Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

The 2011 HandCraft Cabernet Sauvignon, with a small amount of Sangiovese added in, is sourced from vineyards located in more than one California grape growing AVA. HandCraft is one of DFV Wines many labels, Gnarly Head, Bota Box, Twisted, {Noble Vines}, Twisted and Brazin along with several others. HandCraft is a project run by Cheryl…

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Honey Moon 2012 Viognier

I often wonder why Viognier isn’t more popular in the US. It stands well on its own and is often co-fermented with Syrah in the Rhone Valley in France, so it has solid credentials. It has the weight of the ever popular, Chardonnay, but with sooo much more going on. So if you’ve never had…

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Bay Moon Sauvignon Blanc 2012

The 2012 Bay Moon Sauvignon Blanc is a Trader Joe’s exclusive, $5.99 in the Midwest, sourced from vineyards located in the Monterey AVA inside the larger Central Coast AVA of California. The Bay Moon brand is part of the Trader Moon line of wines, that are produced for Trader Joe’s by the Delicato Family Vineyards,…

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Gnarly Head Authentic Red 2010

The 2010 Gnarly Head Authentic Red is a blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Syrah sourced from the vineyards of long term contract growers in Lodi, California. The 2010 vintage provided a long, cool growing season, which is ideal for developing complex. fully ripe grapes. The Zinfandel portion of the blend was…

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Gnarly Head Authentic White 2011

The 2011 Gnarly Head Authentic White is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Colombard, Muscat and Viognier sourced from more than one California grape growing AVA. Whenever you see the word, California, on the front label of a wine bottle, that means the grapes were grown in more than one AVA, such as Napa or…

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Handcraft Petite Sirah 2010

The 2010 HandCraft Petite Sirah is 82% Petite Sirah, 7% Petit Verdot, 5% Sangiovese, 3% Syrah and 3% Zinfandel sourced from vineyards in more than one California grape growing AVA. HandCraft is one of DFV Wines (makers of Gnarly Head, Brazin, {noble vines} and several others), owned by the Indelicato Family (in business since 1924).  The…

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Black Stallion Napa Valley Chardonnay 2009

Ok, the 2009 Black Stallion Estate Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay does not usually sell for the $9.99, more along the lines of $18 to $20, but that is the beauty of wine shops in January, its close out time. I don’t know if this wine changed distributors or if the store had a case or…

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Purple Moon Chardonnay 2011

The Purple Moon California Chardonnay 2011 is a $3.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive produced from vineyards located in more than one California grape growing AVA (American Viticultural Area). This Chardonnay is made by Delicato Family Vineyards, who also produce Gnarly Head, Brazin and Handcraft Artesian wines, along with several other labels. If you want to know…

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Oak Valley River Canyon Ridge Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2011

The entire name of this wine is Oak Valley River Canyon Ridge by Glenn Meadows Creek Russian River Valley Chardonnay, it is a $7.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive sourced from grapes grown in the Russian River AVA which is located inside the Sonoma grape growing AVA in Northern California. This Chardonnay is produced for Trader Joe’s…

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