The Latest from Cline

  • Family Friendly Wineries: Cline Cellars
    If there's a winery out there that strikes the perfect balance of Wine Country sophistication and family-friendliness, it's Cline Cellars. Located on the south end of Sonoma Valley on Highway 121, Cline is a kind of winery wonderland that has a ton of things to see and do for wine tasters and children alike!...
  • ​The Story Behind Cline Cellars ​
    At the gateway to Sonoma wine country in the Carneros AVA, Cline Cellars provides visitors with a warm and wonderful welcome to wine country. The winery is owned by Fred Cline, whose love for winemaking began as a child when he would visit his grandfather, Valeriano Jacuzzi, at his Oakley, California farm and help turn the fruit into wine. In 1981, Fred founded Cline Cellars in Oakley......
  • 15 Great Supermarket Wines for Under $15
    If you’re looking for a great wine that you’re sure to be pleased with, we always say your best bet is to stick to a price of $20 or more. From our experience, we’ve found that $20 is really the pivot point where, statistically speaking, spending at this price or above delivers a very high probability that the wine will be enjoyable......
  • Carneros Highways Dotted with Notable Wineries
    August 22, 2015 - The gently winding, scenic Carneros wine trail — dubbed the Carneros Highway — is used by many as a convenient connection between Napa Valley’s Highway 29 and Highway 12, yet it is dotted with notable wineries, vineyards and even a brewery......
  • Hoping to Become Tourist Haunt, Nevada Town Finds Boost in Spirits
    July 30, 2015 - Rural Tonopah, known for silver mines, touts history, ghosts; laughter in the hall...
  • Cline Wine Auction Donation Reaps Huge Reward
    September 10, 2015 - With an eye on supporting child literacy programs in Sonoma County, Cline Family Cellars successfully participated in the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction on September 6, 2015 that helped raise over $4.5 million for Fund the Future....
  • Sonoma County Events During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Fred and Nancy Cline will donate $25,000 from the sale of Cashmere, a red wine blend, to the Living Beyond Breast Cancer organization, which connects people with breast cancer information and a community of other patients, survivors and experts. The Clines have donated more than $250,000 to the organization over the past decade....
  • Snooth Review of our 2014 Ancient Vines Mourvedre Rose
    December 2015 - Snooth review of our 2014 Ancient Vines Mourvedre Rose...
  • 4 Reasons Why the 2015 Vintage Will Knock Your Socks Off
    September, 2015 - 2015 was quite a year and we are beyond excited for what's in store! ...
  • What Happens After Harvest?
    The fruit is all picked. The crush is over. What happens now?We asked our winemaker extraordinaire Charlie Tsegeletos. Here’s what he had to say:The grapes have all been picked, and most of the juice has undergone fermentation. We’re still watching a few wines that are slowly fermenting - mostly zinfandels. The reds are all undergoing a Malo-lactic fermentation, which softens them a bit. Once we get the wines to the appropriate levels of sugar, we’ll remove the solids from the new wine. This is…