Steele Wines

(707) 279-9475 4350 Thomas Dr.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
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At Steele Wines we have a minimalist winemaking style in that we use standard, non-GMO yeasts, natural fermentations, no extra additives or enzymes. We use a gentle pumpover during fermentations, inert gas to move the finished wines, and use gravity flow rather than pumping as much as possible. The use of gentle pumping and gravity flow decreases the chance of bruising the wine during cellar movement and is important to keeping fresh aromas and flavors in our wines. From hand picked grapes to gentle processing and our own bottling facility we know how our grapes are cared for from vineyard to bottle. We believe a lighter hand in the winemaking will highlight the aromas and the flavors of the quality fruit we source. We source fruit from as far away as Santa Barbara County to Washington State, to as close as next door, to give our customers a quality product they can enjoy everyday without paying ‘quality prices’. After the grapes are harvested they are kept in their individual vineyard lots until Read more »

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  • Merlot

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pinot Noir

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

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  • So my wife loves zins but we really like a velvety mouth feel with some good fruit.  Right now our favorite is The Zin by Cosentino.  If anyone has recommendations my wife is starting to sware off all other booze except this zin so help me out.  We are open to other reds as well. Read More

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  • Steele Wines Pinot Noir Santa Barbara 2008

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    Wine review by jadam318


  • Steele Wines Shooting Star Zinfandel Shooting Star 2005

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    For an inexpensive wine past it's time, this drinks well. Tart with little aftertaste. Read More

    Wine review by mattvreeland


  • Steele Wines Pinot Noir Carneros Carneros United States California 2007

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  • Steele Wines Pinot Noir Carneros Sangiacomo Vineyard 2005

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  • Hello All, i'm glad to see that there is a resource available like this one. I am in a bit of a pickle, but i'm sure that this place will be able to help me out. I'm having a dinner party this weekend and was needing some wine pairing help. The menu is as follows:Appetizer: Brie & Peach bruschettaFirst Course: Cold Peach & Basil SoupMain Course:... Read More

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  • Steele Wines Cabernet Franc Clear Lake 2010

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  • Outside of the pricey boutique wineries, who do you think consistently produces good wine year-after-year and represents good value? I'm thinking of the "larger" more established wine makers, who try and bring their A-game across the spectrum of their varietals.To me the sign of a good wine maker and overall brand is someone who you can trust ev... Read More

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  • We're from California but getting married in Sarasota, Florida in April. We're having a beer and wine only cocktail reception. I need help figuring out what to serve. We'd like to serve one red and one white (I prefer sauvignon blanc). They need to be reasonably priced and available there. The food we're serving.... Passed hors d'oeuvres: Cabral... Read More

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  • Enjoy the August 2010 Perseid Metero ShowerThree wines to have by your side! ... ... value priced wines from Steele wines. My favorite, hands down, is their absolutely delicious Lemberger (AKA Blau Frankisch)! It's a crisp, crunchy red wine full of easy to enjoy ripe fruits and a nice bit of spice If you're more in the mood for a white, try t... Read More

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  • Steele reds are consistently excellent. Steele is known for vineyard designated Zins, with good reason, but some of the Shooting Star reds are a fantastic value. I am thinking of the Syrah and the Barbera at the moment.

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