Category Archives: Virtual

SawyerSomm Meets Cornerstone Cellars on Instagram LIVE July 21st!

Join me Tuesday, July 21st at 4pm (PST) on Instagram LIVE with Cornerstone Cellars winemaker Kari Auringer for an online wine tasting . We will engage in a lively discussion about Cornerstone’s 30-year history of producing delicious Cabernet Sauvignon in the Napa Valley. Attendees can follow along with the Virtual Tasting 3-Pack to learn more about Cornerstone Cellars and what makes each wine unique, which is offered at a discounted rate of just $200 (ground shipping included). The 3-Pack includes the following CABS:

  • 2018 Farina Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Mountain
  • 2016 Benchlands Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
  • 2016 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

If you’d like to taste with us during this Instagram Live Wine Tasting, please place your wine orders by: Monday, July 13 for East Coast & Midwest OR Wednesday, July 15th for West Coast!!!

Alternatively, you are welcome to open a different vintage or other Cornerstone Cellars wine to enjoy during the tasting!

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CellarPass TV: New Season Coming Soon!!!

Missing your weekly CellarPass TV episode? Do not fret, new episodes are in the works to be broadcast Thursdays from 6PM – 7PM Pacific, but with a twist: We are ready to visit onsite at the wineries!

Until the new season embarks enjoy this exclusive interview with host Sarah Ellison, Joy Sterling, CEO Iron Horse Vineyards, MYSELF and comedian, Dan Rosenberg.

CP TV on Thursdays – This Week 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery!

Missing those Southern Oregon wines? Well join us for a lively discussion this Thursday June 4th from 6PM – 7PM Pacific, on CellarPass TV with Ross Allen, owner of 2 Hawk Vineyard & Winery!

Be sure to join CP TV each week, Thursdays 6-7pm, for interviews with special guests from the wine industry & beyond!


Inaugural LEGENDS Masterclass is LIVE Thursday June 4th!

Save the Date and register for this upcoming online event series, the inaugural LEGENDS Masterclass, a Vineyard Seminar and Wine Tasting Series beginning June 4, 2020. This special VINOUS Live Webinar will showcase six renowned vineyard sites of the Moon Mountain District.

Guests of the Masterclass will be the first to engage with the Moon Mountain District Vineyard Map, created as part of a major partnership with Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers and VINOUS to comprehensively map the vineyards of Sonoma Valley.

Thursday, June 4 | 5:00 PM (PST) | via Zoom
No purchase necessary to participate! REGISTER HERE

You will receive an email confirmation with detailed instructions and credentials to access this special educational webinar.
To enhance your experience, order the Moon Mountain District Tasting Kit. See participating wineries below.

Phil Coturri | Viticulturist 
Antonio Galloni | VINOUS | Moderator 

FEATURED VINEYARDS: B. Wise Vineyards, Kamen Estate Vineyard, Moon Mountain Vineyard, Simons Vineyard, Silver Cloud Vineyard, Trinity Ridge Vineyard

B. Wise Vineyards | Brion Wise + Massimo Monticelli, B. Wise Vineyards
Kamen Estate Vineyard | Robert Kamen + Mark Herold, Kamen Estate Wines
Moon Mountain Vineyard | Jim Momtazee + Erich Bradley, Repris
Simons Vineyard | Phil Coturri, Winery Sixteen 600
Silver Cloud Vineyard | Mac McQuown + Jeff Baker, Stone Edge Farm Estate Vineyards & Winery
Trinity Ridge Vineyard | John Lasseter + Tony Biagi, Lasseter Family Winery  

Mountainering & wine on CellarPass TV – Monday May 18th!

This week on  CellarPass TV we mix it up with something a little different, just a Monday broadcast, from 6PM – 7PM Pacific, but back the following week for Monday & Thursday.  Each features interviews with special guests from the wine industry & beyond:  I am a featured guest alongside the following notables. . .

May 18, Monday: Kevin Webber of Carboy Wines & John Climaco of CNS Pharma