Joseph Phelps Vineyards Spring Newsletter
Spring is upon us, and we are finally beginning to see a bit of sunshine here in Northern California.
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Release
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is pleased to release its latest vintage of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
A Pair of 97 Point Reviews from Antonio Galloni
We are pleased to share new Napa Valley wine reviews from Vinous Media’s Antonio Galloni, including 97 points for 2013 Insignia and 2013 Backus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon...
Insignia Inspired Holiday Celebration Recipes
The 2013 Insignia marks the 40th vintage of our flagship Napa Valley wine. We are thrilled to share three new recipes from Allie Phelps for an Insignia Inspired Holiday Celebration.
2013 Insignia Awarded 98+ Points by Robert Parker
We are pleased to share new reviews from Robert Parker in the latest issue of The Wine Advocate #227, including 98+ points for the recently released 40th vintage of Insignia:
Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wineries of the Year | Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is thrilled to be named one of Wine & Spirits Magazine's Top 100 Wineries of the Year. In particular, 2013 Insignia was singled out as a top-scoring wine by the magazine's editors.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards Celebrates the 40th Vintage of Insignia
Joseph Phelps Vineyards is pleased to announce the release of its 40th vintage of Insignia on September 1, 2016. To mark this important milestone, Phelps created a special 40th vintage logo that pays homage to the original 1970’s Insignia label design for inclusion on the 2013 Insignia label and a commemorative six-bottle wood box.
An Insignia Retrospective—A Love Letter
On August 2nd, Will Phelps and Winemaker, Ashley Hepworth, hosted an Insignia Retrospective Tasting in San Francisco to celebrate the upcoming release of the winery's 40th vintage of Insignia. An intimate group of the winery's trade and media friends tasted 1976, 1985, 1998 and 2004-2013 Insignia from magnum. We are delighted to share Charlie Olken's recap of the event.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards | 2016 Sonoma Coast Harvest
The Joseph Phelps Sonoma Coast harvest has begun! Our vineyard team in Freestone picked select Pinot Noir blocks on August 31st at the Pastorale Vineyard. Later that morning, Phelps family members and staff joined together for speeches and a toast to another successful harvest season.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards | 2016 Napa Valley Harvest
The 44th Joseph Phelps Napa Valley harvest is underway! Our vineyard team picked just over 14 tons of Sauvignon Blanc at the Home Ranch in St. Helena on Friday, August 12th. Afterwards, Phelps family members and staff joined together for speeches and a toast to another fantastic harvest season.
Insignia Retrospective Tasting with Stephen Tanzer
Winemaker Ashley Hepworth recently hosted Stephen Tanzer of Antonio Galloni's Vinous for a 19-vintage Insignia retrospective tasting. The event culminated with 2013 Insignia, the winery's 40th vintage of this iconic Napa Valley wine.