Russian River Valley Grenache Blanc

Announcing the results of the 2019 International Womens Wine Competition!

The votes are in and we are pleased to officially announce the results of the 2019 International Women’s Wine Competition.

This competition was expertly judged by the wine industry’s leading professional women, though open to men and women winemakers alike. The competition not only recognizes the best wines that appealed to our judges, but also the wines they felt would most appeal and influence other women wine buyers and consumers.

IWWC is committed to the highest standards of competition. Over 1025 wines were entered in the competition. Judges awarded a total of 8 Best of Show awards, 45 Best of Class designations, and 203 gold, and double gold medals. Results will be posted at winecompetitions.com.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate 92+ Points

Robert Parker Wine Advocate – April 2019

We’re thrilled to announce our 2017 Russian River Valley Skikos Vineyard Pinot Noir was awarded 92+ points from Robert Parker Wine Advocate

From Issue No. 242: The 2017 Pinot Noir Skikos Vineyard is pale to medium ruby with a nose of citrus peel, dried flowers, saline and dusty earth with a blueberries, black berries and black cherry core. It’s light to medium-bodied and perfumed in the mouth, with grainy structuring tannins and a floral-tinged finish. 176 cases produced.

Three other wines were also reviewed and awarded 90+ points:

  • 91 Points: 2017 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
  • 90 Points: 2016 Russian River Valley Garagistes Pinot Noir
  • 90 Points: 2016 Russian River Valley Garagistes Chardonnay

Spring is in full bloom here in Sonoma County, and with warmer weather, we encourage alfresco drinking and dining. Pack a picnic and swing by the Tasting Room to sip this award winner and all our other favorites. 

2017 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Golds!

The Sonoma County Harvest Fair is the largest regional wine competition in the United States.  This year, Taft Street took home two Double Golds and three Gold Medals!

All of these wines are available in the Tasting Room and online or join us October 6-8 for the 43rd annual Grand Tasting.

 

2015 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

The results of the 2015 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition are in and Taft Street was awarded 10 medals!

Gold Medals

  • Gold Medal 2014 Russian River Valley Chardonnay
  • Gold Medal 2013 Russian River Valley Syrah

Silver Medals

  • Silver Medal 2014 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc
  • Silver Medal 2014 Russian River Valley Chardonnay Garagistes
  • Silver medal 2014 Russian River Valley Pinot Gris
  • Silver Medal 2014 Russian River Valley Rose of Pinot Noir
  • Silver Medal 2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
  • Silver Medal 2013 Sonoma County Medallion

Bronze Medals

  • Bronze Medal 2013 Alexander Valley Merlot
  • Bronze Medal 2013 Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

A Little Street Music 2015

A Little Street Music is back for a fourth season with another incredible summer line-up.

Join us the second and last Sundays of the month, starting in May. The events are free, the tasting room is opens at 11am with music from 3-6 PM.

Bring your favorite lawn chair and be sure to pack a picnic. We’ll have bottles and wines available by the glass; please no outside alcoholic beverages.

Enjoy the summer, Taft Street style.

Best of Class! 2014 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

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With more than 1,000 wines entered, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair’s Professional Wine Competition is always a local favorite. After 3 days of blind tastings the winning wines have been announced and Taft Street is excited to receive eight awards, including three Double Golds and a Best of Class!

  • Best of Class Taft Street Sauvignon Blanc Russian River Valley 2013
  • Double Gold Taft Street Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2013
  • Double Gold Taft Street Garagistes Pinot Noir Russian River Valley 2013 (Coming Soon)
  • Double Gold Taft Street Sauvignon Blanc Russian River Valley 2013
  • Gold Taft Street Garagistes Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2013 (Coming Soon)
  • Silver Taft Street Merlot Alexander Valley 2012
  • Silver Taft Street Pinot Gris Russian River Valley 2013
  • Silver Taft Street Pinot Noir Russian River Valley 2013 (Coming Soon)

A big congratulations to our winemaker, Evelyn White, for such an incredible line-up. Be sure to swing by the Tasting Room to sample these wonderful wines.

Lazyman – July 13, 2014

On July 13, we welcome Lazyman, formally the Steve Pile Band. Lazyman is a Northern California rock band influenced by delta blues, “good” country music, African rhythms and tasty jams. These flavors wrap Steve Pile’s original tunes like bacon around a fig. As Steve Pile Band, they have been playing around the Bay Area for 5 years, as well as with other bands like Tiny Television and Fog Dub.

A Little Street Music 2014!

A Little STreet Music 2014

Join us for a third season of “A Little Street Music” at Taft Street WInery

A Little Street Music is Back

Enjoyed last year’s summer music series? We are back for a third season with an incredible line-up of nine great acts. Join us the 2nd and last Sundays of the Month, starting May 25 with The Pulsators.

The events are free. The Tasting Room opens at 11am, with music from 3pm to 6pm. All our Tasting Room exclusives are available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Bring a lawn chair, pack a picnic, and enjoy the summer – Taft Street style.

Save the dates for our 2014 music line-up

2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

The results are in from the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and Taft Street was awarded seven medals and two golds!

Join us, February 15, 2014 for the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA.