800.366.WINE (9463) 7850 Silverado Trail
Oakville, CA 94562
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Miner Family Vineyards is a dynamic family owned winery tucked into the eastern hills of the Oakville appellation, squarely within the heart of Napa Valley. Founded in 1998 by Dave & Emily Miner along with his folks Ed & Norma, Miner is defined first and foremost by a sensational portfolio of wines, wines consistently characterized by and committed to individualistic style and uncommon quality. In only a few short years, Miner has identified, sought and secured a number of California’s finest vineyard sites to produce and showcase a wide array of varietals. Each wine is crafted in a style to encapsulate the distinctive elements and the indelible fingerprints of their respective vineyards. This combination of excellent vineyard sites along with passionate and thoughtful winemaking injects the necessary components for creating profoundly joyful wines. Miner is also very much about people. It’s no secret to those in the know that the Miners have strived to and succeeded in surrounding themselves with Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

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  • Miner the Oracle 2010


    No written review

    Wine review by Mr Dolce

  • Miner Family Vineyards Chardonnay Wild Yeast Miura Vineyard Napa Valley 2011


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    Wine review by Mr Dolce

  • This is the time of the year that you see a slew of rosé wine reviews, ... saignées: 2014 Miner Mendocino Rosato of Sangiovese: Retail $20. Saignée of Sangiovese. The Miner shows considerable fruit--strawberry, raspberry, and just a hint of banana. On the palate, the fruit persists, and the acidity comes in. This is a solid effort. Very Good 8... Read More

    From the article It's Time to Get Serious About Rose

  • Miner Viognier 2009


    A perfect way to turn someone onto the viognier grape: Delicious bright banana and mango, unctuous texture. Bright and happy. A great summer afternoon wine. Read More

    Wine review by cma238

  • Miner the Oracle Red 2008


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    Wine review by Teppo

  • Miner Family Vineyards the Oracle Napa Valley 2003


    Extreme body, a wine for an occasion. Holds it own with venison/game. Only ranked lower for weight of the wine, overall good when you know what you're getting into. Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Miner Family Vineyards Pinot Noir Carneros 2005


    Smooth and spicy. Peppery cinnamon. Let it open up a bit to cut an initial bite. Creamy , oaky body, lots of presence on the early/mid tongue Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Miner Rosella's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2004


    No written review

    Wine review by mark

  • Recently I was pleasantly surprised by a visit to Lodi, California. Long the ... those produced by Turley, Miner’s Leap or Bonny Doon, just to mention a few familiar names. I was fortunate to try several of these wines amongst the vines while I was in Lodi, not the ideal tasting set-up, perched on the tailgate of a pickup truck, but very Lodi ... Read More

    From the article A Visit To Lodi

  • I ran up to Napa for a few days to get away and taste some wines from places ... It was either Miner or ZD next and for whatever reason, I went to ZD.  All nice wines.  Big, bold and powerful wines.  Here, I really liked the 2011 Chardonnay, 2011 Reserve Carneros Chardonnay, 11 Carneros Pinot, and 09 Reserve Cab. As time was short, I again opte... Read More

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