VML Quarterly Wine Club

VML Quarterly Wine Club

VML Wine Club VML, named after its winemaker Virginia Marie Lambrix, specializes in single vineyard and barrel select Russian River Valley Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Join our wine club and receive exclusive access to VML’s limited artisan-crafted wines . . . 3 Bottle – SUNS CLUB Three bottles of wine, four times a year February, … Continue reading

VML Biannual Hot Club

The Biannual Hot Club is designed to service Club Members in states that are hard to ship to due to weather. This club ships biannually in March and October to avoid extreme weather conditions. The integrity of the wine that arrives at your doorstep is of the utmost importance to us and our Hot Club … Continue reading

Wine Tasting 101.4- Drawing Scent

Wine Tasting 101.4- Drawing Scent

Darling True, You’ll Be Here Soon Morning , Night and Afternoon  Drawing Scent, Will Not Relent Calling Forth The One Who’s Meant Happy Halloween! Some people might recognize this poem from VML’s 2010 Bewitched Pinot Noir. Written by Kevin Shaw of Stranger & Stranger  as an ode to his wife, Virginia Marie Lambrix (VML winemaker), the Bewitched … Continue reading

Wine Tasting 101.3- Color Me That

Wine Tasting 101.3- Color Me That

Although I am not conducting a tasting today, I do have to admit that I am sipping on a bit of our VML 2007 Sparkling Wine while writing this section of Wine Tasting 101. With the first step calling for assessment by sight, I can’t help but look at the glass before me and recall … Continue reading

Connected to Earth

Connected to Earth

We have already covered the four components to look for when you are tasting wine: integration, expressiveness, complexity and connectedness. For some reason, the idea of connectedness tends to stump people. To better explain the connectedness in regards to wine, it is best if we use an example. Take, for instance, our 2011 Bradford Mountain … Continue reading

Wine Tasting 101.2- Love. Great. Wine.

Wine Tasting 101.2- Love. Great. Wine.

Great love. Great wine. Love Wine. Love Great Wine. Interestingly enough, no matter which order you put these three words in, it creates a warm feeling in my heart. Like many wine lovers, I have always known my love for wine. And, throughout the process of writing the Tasting 101 series, I have found that … Continue reading

Wine Tasting 101

Wine Tasting 101

Drinking vs Tasting Growing up in Sonoma County, I have always been fascinated with the world of wine. Therefore, over my 28 years of life, I have accumulated a number of years of drinking this lovely beverage. Additionally, the years I spent at San Diego State further equipped me with the experience of drinking a … Continue reading