Wines to Taste This Summer


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Mumm Napa Valley Winery Bask in the gorgeous Napa Valley landscape with a spectacular view and a glass of wine at Mumm Napa Winery. Choose to relax on the Patio & Tasting Salon and enjoy tableside service. Considered California’s top sparkling wine house, Mumm Napa provides a large list of uniquely crafted sparkling varieties.

Mumm Napa Brut Reserve

A creamy texture of fresh fig, cherry, vanilla, and honeysuckle bursts on your palate with this beautifully-structured Brut Reserve. Toasty yeast adds unique flavors of toffee, spice, biscuit, and mocha in a well-rounded finish. This remarkable wine pairs nicely with duck, veal, pork, or seafood. $38

2006 Mumm Napa Santana Supernatural Rosé

An exclusive release! Winemaker Ludovic Dervin partners with Carlos Santana to create a lively, sparkling Rosé. Aromas of plum, Bing cherry, vanilla, and blackberry combine with subtle toasty notes, creating a rich and smooth finish. Try this rockin’ wine with enchiladas with salsa verde. $65. Visit mummnapa.com to buy a bottle.

Miner Family Winery

Set in the eastern hills of the Oakville appellation, this family-owned winery offers several elegant and complex wines that fit right into the fingerprint of the Napa wine region. Miner Winery makes their wines using quality grapes grown by a handful of nearby vineyards. 

2008 The Oracle, Napa Valley Red Wine

A popular choice, this full-bodied Cabernet-based blend is made from grapes grown at Stagecoach Vineyard in the eastern hills of Napa Valley. A rich and well-balanced wine, it suggests notes of blackberry and cedar with a sweet finish. The lovely blend pairs nicely with grilled meats, savory seafood dishes, or dark chocolate. $90

2009 Wild Yeast Chardonnay

This Chardonnay is fermented with Napa Valley wild yeast cultures and beautifully crafted for a luscious finish. Toasted oak and fruity notes come together to create a complex, yet elegant wine. Wild Yeast Chardonnay is a perfect taste of the exceptional Napa Valley vineyards. $50. Find these bottles and more at minerwine.com.