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VinePair Highlights Best Cabernet Sauvignons – Cultivar North Coast

“I would say the Cultivar North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is a really good value for California. It offers some nice mocha, tobacco, and spicy notes with cherry and blackberry, hitting all the points you want from a California Cab at a reasonable price.” —Billy Van Dolsen, owner and beverage director, Sereneco, Brooklyn, N.Y. Read Complete Article >

Winemaker for Cultivar Wine
Robb Report Features Winemaker Julien Fayard

Meet Julien Fayard, the French Winemaker Bringing Skill and Emotion to Napa Valley…Julien Fayard tops the charts with his wines, including a perfect 100-pointer. Read The Article About Our Winemaker Julien Fayard >

Wine Scores & Reviews

Caspar Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

2019 Caspar Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

92 Points James Suckling: Blackcurrants mix with dark chocolate on the nose. Full-bodied with taught tannins. There is a good concentration and depth here, with the dark fruit and woody spice. Succint and well-composed finish. Best after 2024.

Double Gold: 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2016 Caspar Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

92 Points Wine Enthusiast: This is a robustly intense and brooding wine, firm and thick in tannin and dark, dense fruit. Tobacco, black licorice and woody oak round it out and provide a contrast of complexity. -V.B.

92 Points James Suckling

Gold: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Caspar Estate Cabernet Franc

2019 Caspar Estate Cabernet Franc


Silver Medal: 2023 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Caspar Estate Sauvignon Blanc

2021 Caspar Estate Sauvignon Blanc


Silver Medal: 2023 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2020 Caspar Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Silver: 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon, “Gold Label” North Coast

2019 Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon “Gold Label” North Coast

Silver: 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon, Leaky Lake Vineyard

2018 Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon, Leak Lake Vineyard


Gold Medal: 2023 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2017 Culitvar Cabernet Sauvignon, Leaky Lake Vineyard

91 Points James Suckling: An inviting nose of black fruit and berries, mixed with hasmine and dried herbs. Full-bodied with silky, firm tannins. Red and black licorice on the pleasantly tart palate. Well structured and balanced. Smoky finish. Drink or hold.

Gold: 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

2017 Cultivar Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

91 Points Wine Enthusiast

Gold: SF Chronicle Wine Competition


Cultivar Pinot Noir

2021 Cultivar Pinot Noir


Silver Medal: 2023 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Gold: 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Cultivar Rosé

2021 Cultivar Rosé


Gold Medal: 2023 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Gold: The Fifty Best


Cultivar Sauvignon Blanc

2020 Cultivar Sauvignon Blanc

91 Points, Gold Medal: Sommeliers Choice Awards


Restaurant Accolades

Cultivar Ghirardelli - Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle

Cultivar Ghirardelli - Featured in Eater

Cultivar Ghirardelli Featured in San Francisco Business Times

Cutlivar Featured in The What Now

Cutlivar Ghirardelli Featured in Eater

 

 

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A Toast To Sausalito Featured in Marin IJ

Cultivar’s Chef David Neri cooks for A Toast to Sausalito

“Neri taps into his Mexico City heritage for his preparation of fresh margaritas, bite-sized tamales, and an octopus and shrimp ceviche shot nested in carved cucumber. The taco station features chicken prepared al pastor style, grilled carne asada and cochinita pibil.

Napa Valley-based Cultivar Wine, known for its limited production, terroir-driven wines sourced from California appellations, is also on the menu.”

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Wine & Spirits: The Healing Power of Restaurants

Financial Times: Where To Drink Al Fresco in San Francisco

Featured in The Venue Report - San Francisco Guide

Cultivar
Marina District, San Francisco, California
On a nice-ish day, head to Cultivar and go straight to the back patio where there’s plenty of heaters and a massive fireplace. Order any of the Cultivar wines (let’s be real, rosé), and a small plate to share (it’s the grilled cheese). Weekday happy hour is worth a trip in too with serious deals on wine and snacks.

Blogger Kelly Huibregtse's Guide To San Francisco

For Kelly Huibregtse, life is all about balance. On top of caring for premature infants as a NICU doctor, she also makes time to share original recipes, travel inspiration, and style and design ideas on her popular blog, A Side of Sweet.

The self-proclaimed workaholic works to prioritize her health, exercising regularly and being mindful of nutrition. (She provides plenty of health tips in her blog posts.) However, that doesn’t stop Huibregtse from indulging every now and then as she eats her way through the delicious San Francisco food scene.

After moving to San Francisco five years ago with her husband, the foodie has totally immersed herself in the city’s “cosmopolitan, foggy and charming” character. “Every neighborhood is completely different and amazing in its own way,” she explains. “You can feel the change even when you walk a couple of blocks, and there are always new restaurants to explore.”

When she’s not traveling the world or crafting San Francisco food guides, you might find Huibregtse enjoying the lemon ricotta pancakes at Plow or working out among the towering eucalyptus trees in Golden Gate Park. Check out all of this San Francisco foodie’s favorite spots around town:

Best glass of wine: Cultivar has small batches of their own wine and delicious small bites to pair them with.

Best historic or iconic San Francisco landmark to see or explore:

You really can’t visit San Francisco without a visit to the Golden Gate Bridge. Seeing it never gets old!

The best aspect of San Francisco is: Every neighborhood is completely different and amazing in its own way. You can feel the change even when you walk a couple of blocks, and there are always new restaurants to explore.

Read more https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/amp/27593221/blogger-kelly-huibregtses-guide-to-san-francisco