Red Wines

Whether you’re blending a Zinfandel and Sangiovese or pairing a Ruby Cabernet with your steak, knowing your reds is the place to start! Learn the intricacies of red wine and their regions with your American Wine Society certified instructors. From the color to the taste, begin your Winemaking Experience with one of our specially featured red wines.


Region: The Curicò Valley, Chile, The Sierra Foothills and Suisun Valley, CA
Flavors/Aromas: Fruity and smoky flavors with vanilla and mocha
Color: Deep purple 
Body: Full
Tannins: Medium
Acidity: Medium
Characteristics: Bold richness and soft finish
Pairs Well With: Lean meats, soft cheeses, and dark chocolate truffles





Amador Barbera



Amador Cabernet Franc



Amador Cabernet Sauvignon



Amador Merlot



Amador Sangiovese



Amador Syrah



Amador Zinfandel





Regions:Piedmont, Italy and Lodi, California
Flavors/Aromas : Intense fresh red and black berries, light notes of cherries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries
Color: Deep red
Body: Full
Tannins: Low
Acidity: High
Characteristics: Known for its floral/herbaceous aromas
Pairs Well With: Dark meats, herbaceous cheeses, and root vegetables




Region: Tuscany, Italy
Flavors/Aromas: A fruity and floral flavor that turns sweet, chocolatey, and succulent when aged
Color: Dark red
Body: Full
Tannins: High
Acidity: High
Characteristics: Bold flavor while young, soft and smooth when aged
Pairs Well With: Heavy meats and pastas, and powerful cheeses
*Limited Quantities. Makes an excellent reserve wine


Cabernet Franc


Region: Tuscany, Italy,  The Sierra Foothills, CA, and Stellenbosch, South Africa
Flavors/Aromas: Herbaceous aroma, a savory roasted and chili pepper flavor, strawberries, and plums
Color: Deep purple
Body: Medium
Tannins: Medium
Acidity: Medium
Characteristics: Savory flavors allow this wine to be enjoyed young or aged.
Pairs Well With: Tomato based dishes, soft cheeses, and hearty fish dishes. This is a very food friendly wine. Salut!