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Valentine’s Romance – Cosentino Style

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s that time of year again where expectations run high, time runs low, and everyone just seems to be…well, running. We at Cosentino invite you to slow down, skip the restaurant reservation, and spend a little time in the kitchen whipping up an unhurried dinner for your special someone. This recipe hails [...]

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Win a Wine Country Dream Getaway

Enter for a chance to win a 4-day, 3-night escape for two to Napa Valley, one of the premier wine, food and travel destinations in the world.  Enjoy luxury suite accommodations, round-trip airfare, VIP winery tours and more! ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED – Winner to be drawn after August 31, 2012. Getaway includes: Airfare for [...]

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Attack of the (Secret) Clone

The Secret Clone Cabernet Sauvignon was discovered on the Pope Valley property that has been a key grape source since 1993. This clone was planted by the then owner Carl Sciambra around 1996. He was given the budwood from another Winery and vineyard owner. Initially, they called it the “Parma” clone, but when we purchased [...]

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Getting Social with Cosentino

You, our fervent Cosentino fans, are personally invited to a live interactive online event with our winemaker, Mitch Cosentino, and Cellar Master, Steve Ross!  We will be pouring and tasting our 2006 Poet and taking a sneak peek at our new Grand Vin Barrel Tasting.  The event will be streaming live April 26, 2012 at [...]

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Wine Tasting and Food Pairings with Mitch Cosentino at Captain’s Table Live!

Mitch will be setting sail with Jeff Kunde, of Kunde Family Estates, and Pat Roney, of Girard Winery, playing the role of personal escort to the lucky few who are on board the Mediterranean Wine Cruise in 2012.  To catch a glimpse of what the cruise is all about as well as the wine and [...]

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Visit Cosentino in Napa Valley for Winter Wine Country Passport

Winter is a beautiful time to visit wine country.  The air is crisp and the vines are hibernating, waiting to begin their journey to the next vintage.  Visit Cosentino and three of our partnering wineries from January through March, 2012 and enjoy some of Napa and Sonoma’s best wines.  As a Winter Wine Country Passport [...]

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Memories of Cosentino Holidays Past

<strong>Christmas with Cosentino</strong> Over the years, I have been blessed with countless great Christmas celebrations.  When we were kids in Modesto, CA, it was always my parents, my brother and sister, and my maternal gran buy literature essay dparents that got together to celebrate Christmas Eve. We’d enjoy dinner and presents (lots of presents!) then [...]

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Mitch Announces Winner of First CigarZin Recipe Challenge

Throughout California Wine Month, which indian pharmacy was September, we accepted recipes from fans through our Facebook Page of what they felt were the perfect pairings with <a href="http://www.cosentinowi buy propecia online without prescription nery.com/2008-cosentino-winery-cigarzin?affiliate_id=506&utm_source=Blog&utm_medium=SocialMedia&utm_campaign=CigarZinRecipe”>Cosentino CigarZin. From all of the submissions, we narrowed it down to a final 3 and then Mitch chose the winner. [...]

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Cosentino Club Member Harvest Luau Wrap-Up

Last week was Cosentino’s first annual Club Member Harvest Luau.  We want to thank everyone who attended and enjoyed an evening amongst the estate vineyards experiencing “Napa Valley at its finest.” Cosentino Club members feasted on whole roasted pig and delicious Hawaiian-inspired side dishes as well as a wide assortment of desserts.  Pure polynesian music [...]

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100 Year Old Lodi Zinfandel Almost Ready to Harvest

We are right in the middle of Zinfandel harvest.  Last week we crushed the first of the Lodi Zinfandel lots.  The fruit was excellent, nicely balanced and full of flavor.  The fermentation is already underway.  Yesterday I walked the entire 17 acres of one of my favorite Zin vineyards.  It is in the Lockeford area of [...]

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