Sunday, June 22, 2008

Stuck in the 90's!

J Pinot Noirs get a ringing quality endorsement from Wine News Magazine, securing the coveted "Taster's Choice Selection", and 96 Points for the inaugural 2006 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir.

Wine News says, "Veteran winemaker George Bursick joined J Winery in May 2006 and it is no surprise that his first vintage of Pinot Noirs is fabulous."

The popular trade and consumer publication enjoys a circulation of 80,000.

Congratulations team J!

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

J Visitor Center - Best of the Best!

The J Visitor Center garners another accolade for its exceptional consumer experience.

In its annual "Best of the City" issue, 7X7 Magazine awards J Vineyards & Winery -- "Most Civilized Wine Tasting."

Congratulations to the staff of the J Visitor Center!

Monday, June 16, 2008

J Wines Score Big in Restaurant Wine!

Restaurant Wine awards J fantastic scores and reviews! This wine industry newsletter is published by Ronn Wiegand, Master of Wine and Master Sommelier.

J garners exceptional and excellent ratings for its 2007 Pinot Gris, 2006 Chardonnay, and two of it's 2006 Pinot Noir Vineyard Designates; Nicole's Vineyard and Robert Thomas Vineyard.

Restaurant Wine is a bi-monthly wine industry journal offering exclusive wine recommendations, wine industry profiles, and wine training tips. It focuses on wine service and wine trends for cutting-edge restaurateurs, distributors, importers, exporters and wineries, wine shops and -- of course -- discriminating wine drinkers.

This very influential trade and on-premise newsletter enjoys a circulation of 4,000.

Congratulations team J!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

J Brut Rosé is Summer Pick!

The J Brut Rosé garners fantastic coverage in one of the country's top consumer lifestyle publications ... Sunset Magazine!

Senior Wine Editor, Sara Schneider says, "If you only pop open sparkling wine for fancy toasts, you’re missing out on a lot of summer fun."

Sunset Magazine enjoys an astounding circulation of 2,710,844!

Congratulations team J!

Monday, June 9, 2008

J Employee Profile

Come enjoy J luxury and let our experienced wine specialists cater to your every wine & food pleasure.

From left-to-right, say hello to Nick Galvan, Jeff Aldridge, Ron Clark and Pierre Gachet. Be sure to check back to meet the rest of our J hospitality team.

And if its your birthday, ask Ron to sing you a birthday greeting you will never forget!

Friday, June 6, 2008

J Vineyards & Winery Spring Varietal Release Weekend

J's Spring Varietal Release Weekend was held on May 17 & 18. Be sure to view the collection of images, some of which include our award-winning Winemaker George Bursick mingling with an enthusiastic crowd as he unveiled his first J Pinot Noirs and Chardonnay.

Guests savored delicious artisanal foods created by J Executive Chef Mark Caldwell, as well as local cheeses from Redwood Hill Farm, and wandered the elegant outdoor J Terrace while enjoying live music and J’s signature hospitality.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Wine Spectator Picks J Pinot Gris!

MaryAnn Worobiec includes the J Pinot Gris (photo) in her article, “California's New Cool Whites”--Viognier, Pinot Gris and Roussanne.

Wine Spectator Magazine, the wine industry's premier publication for key trade and wine-savvy consumers, enjoys a circulation of 394,598!

Congratulations team J!

Monday, June 2, 2008

J 2007 Russian River Valley Pinot Gris - 93 Points!

The J 2007 Russian River Valley Pinot Gris garners 93 Points as a featured wine on Wine Review Online.

Michael Franz, Editor and Managing Partner of Wine Review Online, remarks, "This wine is phenomenally good in 2007, whereas it is merely excellent in most vintages.  The 2007 is certainly among the very best renditions of this grape from anywhere in the world."

He goes on to say, "... I have not tasted a bottle from anywhere during the past couple of years that can measure up to this wine."

Congratulations team J!