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“pick-up” party Spring 2014

March 27th, 2014

I wanted to be sure to remind everyone who would like to attend our wine club “pick-up” party to RSVP. The event takes place over the course of 2 nights from 5-8pm (Friday April 4th & Saturday April 5th) so let us know which night will work best for you. This event is going to be so much fun. For the first time at Hearthstone your evening will be accompanied by bongo drums! You heard right! For dinner, enjoy some delicious lamb burgers paired with side dishes of Mediterranean influence. Be sure to call us at the tasting room (805) 238-2544.

The wine to be featured are:

2011 Pinot Noir   2009 Profundo

2010 Syrah   2010 Pioneer  2010 Bruno Di Paso

2012 Roussanne    2009 Lodestone  2009 Fireside Claret

2010 Syrah

December 28th, 2013

This last Saturday we poured our brand new 2010 Syrah for the first time in our tasting room. It was a hit so much so that we are continuing to pour it throughout this weekend. Although it gives the feel of a young wine, with breathing it allows for a spicy finish. I think this is a sign of good things to come. It is needless to say that we are very excited. To celebrate this new release we sent our 2010 Syrah to The International Wine Cellar to be reviewed. This is their response:

“($32) Brilliant ruby.  Black pepper and smoky mineral qualities accent ripe cherry and dark fruit preserve flavors, with a subtle vanilla quality adding depth and sweetness.  Velvety, candied dark berry flavors show good clarity and gain weight with air.  Supple tannins gain strength on the finish, with the smoky note repeating.” By Josh Reynolds

Holidays at Hearthstone!

December 13th, 2013

hearthstone estateThe holidays are finally upon our tasting room now that our beautiful poinsettias have arrived. Come and get yours today! They will add a festive cheer as we get ready for our open house that is to take place on December 21st from 12-4 where you can try our new release of Syrah. Wont your first sip of our new 2010 Syrah be better by a lighted tree and yellow spotted poinsettias? We hope to see you there!