August Briggs Wines

7079424912 333 Silverado Trail
Calistoga, CA 94515
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August Briggs Winery is a family-owned winery in Napa Valley dedicated to producing very limited quantities of great wines from carefully selected vineyards across California’s North Coast counties. Owner Joe Briggs brings a quarter-century of winemaking knowledge in working with quality grape growers to produce our signature style of balanced wines with intense fruit character. Joe and his wife Sally welcome you to their winery home in Calistoga. August Briggs currently produces 16 different wines. Joe explains, "I let the grape supply dictate the wines I make now and in the future as well, so I'll be able to deliver different and interesting wines to my customers. One of my main focuses is to have fun with the wine. We probably won't ever be known for one particular wine, but rather making great wine in general." Come visit us at 333 Silverado Trail, on the south end of town, for a friendly greeting and some of the best single-vineyard and appellation-designated wine! Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

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  • Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 1 Six Lot 2003


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  • August Briggs Pinot Noir Napa Valley Dijon Clones 2008


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  • August Briggs Syrah Napa Valley 2007


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  • August Briggs Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2007


    Deep red/purple color. Very aromatic, with cassis, black cherry and blackberry. Gentle oak influence giving a smooth slight coco/berry/vanilla aroma. Full-bodied, intense and juicy. Upfront fruit with a taste profile that fits the "nose", with a long finish. Firm, yet smooth tannins produce a mouth-coating texture that set this wine apart form... Read More

    Wine review by michaeldesonnaville

  • Life in the fast line, that’s how these guys roll. The world of wine has been expanding at such a rapid pace that it’s not surprising to find aspiring vintners from all walks of life. In fact, we’ve tracked down 4 who started life on the road, at 150 miles per hour!Yes, it’s true, racecar drivers can now be found making wine. And not just any ra... Read More

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  • August Briggs Zinfandel 2007


    This is the best ever. Aroma and the smoothness of this wine is one of the best I ever tasted. After a couple glasses makes you know life is good. Read More

    Wine review by Hobro

  • My fiance and I developed a passion towards wine a couple years ago and just this past October we visited Napa Valley for the first time! We had a few fascinating history lessons that Id like to share with you. And feel free to view all the wines I tasted throughout the trip as well - There were many:... Read More

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  • August Briggs Cab Monte Rosso 2006


    Dark plum purple in appearance, dark chocolate and spice, layers of dark fruits, blackberries and black currants, still tight and highly tannic but has potential and could be aged for 12 years of so. Read More

    Wine review by Nicki Gig

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