A Cellar Above

(661)832-9533 4711 Wilson Road
Bakersfield, CA 93309
United States View map

Add an image or write a description for this store.

People getting updates on A Cellar Above Wines

Be the first follower of this store and on your profile.

Page 1 of 40

A Cellar Above on Snooth

Rate this store:

  • Barolo is the “King” of Italian wines. Its crown, however, has changed during the past 50 years or so. Italy’s wine laws went into effect in the mid-1960’s. At that time Barolo was a DOC wine. There were 3 categories: DOC Regular (Normale), DOC Riserva, and DOC Riserva Speciale. Two years of aging in cask and 13% alcohol was required by all thre... Read More

    From the article Barolo: Then and Now


  • Hi everyone! Let me introduce myself briefly. I come from Valais (the viticole area in the South of Switzerland), but I'm currently studying cinematography in China. I had to make a documentary as a homework assignment so I decided to develop the subject of "Heroic Viticulture" (mountain viticulture) from Valais.I've just uploaded my work online... Read More

    Forum post in the topic (Documentary) The Heroic...


  • I assume the vendor saw the same relatively-cool forecast for the week that I did, and assumed it wouldn't take 7 days to deliver.  For the record, the box declared the product "Fragile" and "Alcohol", but not perishable.  If there were better delivery options that the vendor ignored (failed to offer, at least), I can't blame FedEx for the shipp... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Bottle Damage - need some...


  • I'm a long-time lurker (and appreciator) of this forum, but this is my first post.  Thanks, in advance, for your help, and for all of the other good advice I've found here in the past.LAST WEEKI got a fantastic deal on a 1995 bottle from what I believed (and still believe, I hope) to be a reputable online seller.  Here are the photos that accomp... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Bottle Damage - need some...


  • Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of vigorous exercise. So before summer rosés officially take hold, get in on the last gasps of Cabernet. I tasted through forty different Cabernets, all under $16. There are some superb examples here that you’re going to want to try. Cabernet, because of the value inhere... Read More

    From the article Drink Value Cabernet Before It's Too Late


  • That's good to hear Fox...2000 is the most accessible Barolo I've ever had (happened to be a Bartolo Mascarello in February 2014), so not surprising the Granbussia showed well. Also nice to share a great bottle like that with your SO. I was at a tasting yesterday with a bunch of friends, perhaps we had too many wines on the table, that a lot of ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Barolo & Barbaresco


  • My friend had some wines in a cement cellar up in Lake Tahoe.  She is not a wine drinker so brought them home for me but they are really old years and I don't know how to find the shelf life to know if they are still drinkable...Can someone advise please?1)  Bolla  Merlot  20022)  Sangiovese Di Romagna  20023)  Cotes du Rhone  J.Vidal.Fleury 200... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth! Need a little...


  • If anyone wants a counterpoint to CA (or Portuguese) Trousseau, as well as an interesting, refreshing white that isn't the same as chardonnay from there (which itself is different to that from nearby Burgundy), grab what you can from this offer of Ian Cauble's, if any's currently left. Good stuff. Apologies for the messy formatting. That emailer... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • I am a life long wine enthusiast with a preference for Bordeaux, particularly if consumed at maturity. I do enjoy wines from other parts of the world but find I like the ones that have a claret style best. I dislike CA/domestic  fruit bombs that seem so prevalent and popular in the U S.My bias toward Bordeaux was probably set when a friend of mi... Read More

    Forum post in the topic MWW


  • WB has a thread on this, why not us?Cracked my first one over the weekend, a Giorgio Pelissero Barbaresco Nubiola. While Pelissero has a couple more highly esteemed Barbaresco (Tulin, of which I have a few, and Venotu, of which I hope to get some), I enjoyed this wine, and picked the right time to open it as it was accessible enough for the casu... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Barolo & Barbaresco


1 2 3 4 5  ...  40 next




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Recent Forum PostsView all






Snooth Media Network