Category Archives: Press

Smaller, better in Sebastopol- The Press Democrat

Smaller, better in Sebastopol BY PEG MELNIK- October 25, 2014 A mysterious apple tree taught Paul Sloan his first lesson in winemaking when he was 10 years old. “For whatever reason, that tree with the smallest apples had the flavors … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Harvest, 2013 Harvest, 2014 Harvest, Buzz, Chardonnay, High Density, Pinot Noir, Press, Process, Reviews and Awards, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, Sonoma County Wine, Viticulture, wine, wines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Perspective From Our Vineyard Sampler

This 2014 vintage is my first harvest with Small Vines Wines, and as an assistant to two very knowledgeable and friendly owners, Paul and Kathryn Sloan, I have had the opportunity to experience and be exposed to every aspect of … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Harvest, Chardonnay, High Density, Pinot Noir, Press, Process, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, Sonoma County Wine, Vineyard, Viticulture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay – Wine of the Week – Press Democrat

This post is a bit late, due to some re-configuring and redesigning of our new website and blog, as well as harvest and some vacation, but who is making up excuses. We are proud to show off our second Wine … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Harvest, Chardonnay, High Density, Pairing, Press, Process, Recipe, Reviews and Awards, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, Sonoma County Wine, Vineyard, Viticulture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir- Wine of the Week- Press Democrat

We are happy to announce that our 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir was recommended as an honorable mention in The Press Democrat’s Wine of the Week feature by the fantastic writer Peg Melnik.  The 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Harvest, High Density, Pinot Noir, Press, Reviews and Awards, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, Sonoma County Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fruit Thinning with Hawk Wakawaka

We were pleased to welcome writer Elaine Chukan Brown from the fantastic blog, Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews, to Small Vines Wines for fruit thinning and wine tasting with our very own Vigneron, Paul Sloan, and co-owner, Kathryn Sloan. Elaine has … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Harvest, Buzz, Chardonnay, Fruit Thinning, High Density, Pinot Noir, Press, Process, Reviews and Awards, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, Sonoma County Wine, Vineyard, Viticulture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pinot Noir vertical tasting and pairing in Florida

We recently received this wonderful review from a Pinot Noir lover who hosted a wine and dinner pairing party in Southwest Florida. They reviewed wines from Sea Smoke Estate Vineyards, Peay Vineyards and also our very own Small Vines Wines all … Continue reading

Posted in Buzz, Press, Reviews and Awards, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Small Vines Wines 2012 Raynolds’ Reviews

Our 2012 wine vintage reviews from Josh Raynolds at Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar are in. For in-depth professional reviews and scores see the PDF link. Raynolds’ Reviews of 2012 Vintage 

Posted in 2012 Harvest, Buzz, Press, Reviews and Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment