Inspiration Vineyards & Winery
Founded in 2002, Inspiration Vineyards and Winery produces approximately 1000 cases annually, spread among seven different wines. In 2002, while waiting for our permits, we contracted with another winery facility where we could produce our first commercial wines. In June of 2003, we announced our first release, and by fall our official winery operation began on-site, with the production of approximately 500 cases. Besides continuing our efforts in producing a quality product, our new focus has been to broaden our distribution through expansion of our commercial accounts. Our mission is to produce high quality, food friendly wines at an affordable price for the consumer; using the finest quality grapes grown in an appropriate terroir, from appellations that are known and respected. Our philosophy is simple; great wines can only be made with excellent grapes. As a winegrower, it is our job to pick our fruit at the peak of ripeness and handle it carefully during the winemaking process. The resulting efforts Read more »
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History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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It was at Vinify Wine Service in Santa Rosa Calif which is a custom crush facility where many small Sonoma County Boutique wineries make their wares. 19 wine makers pouring 72 different bottlings. Made it about 2/3 through the presentation before I started getting palate fatigue and everything started tasting alike. Lots of good Pinots, a couple... Read More
A beautiful, full bodied red with lots of fruit. Almost jammy with a long, long finish. We are going to add it to our restaurant's list! Read More
Wines tried:2004 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 91pts2005 Castello di Volpaia Coltassala 93pts2004 Castello di Volpaia Balifico 90ptsI had dinner last night with young Nicolo Mascheroni Stianti; currently working the US markets trying to get the word out about his families wines. We shared bottles of Castello di Volpaia wines and t... Read More
Hi all,I met the ubiquitous Philip at a tech conference in NYC a few weeks ago; we chatted about travel and wine a bit and he gave me his card. It took me a while to dig through the cards I ended up with that week, but I finally did today and wound up here.I appreciated wine off and on for five-ish years but I've actually been "into" wine for an... Read More