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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

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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

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I Survived Hurricane Odile- Cabo San Lucas 2014

Hurricane Odile hit Cabo San Lucas on September 14, 2014. Depending on where you live or where you get your news from, you might not be aware of the devastation it wrought on one of the most beautiful and popular … Continue reading

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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

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Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms Paired with 2012 Small Vines Wines Estate Cuvée Pinot Noir

Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms Bacon makes everything better. That is not an opinion, that is a fact. These savory, tasty stuffed mushrooms are filled with a mixture of bacon, cream cheese, and bread crumbs and are a perfect appetizer to pair with … Continue reading

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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

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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

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