Friday, August 22, 2008

George Bursick on CRN Digital Talk Radio's What's Cookin'

J Winemaker George Bursick hit the airwaves on Friday with a great interview on CRN Digital Talk Radio's What's Cookin' Show.

Hosted by Paul Stern and Mike Horn, What's Cookin' is the nation's premier food, wine and entertainment show.

Click here to listen or paste the link below into your web browser (requires Quicktime which can be downloaded at


More J 2007 Pinot Gris Love! Arizona Daily Sun's “Wine Pick of the Week”

J’s 2007 Pinot Gris was recently selected as “Wine Pick of the Week” by the Arizona Daily Sun. Click here to read the review or paste the link below in your web browser:

Wine Reviewer John Vankat says J Pinot Gris "provides refreshing summer sipping but with the complexity, refinement and lengthy finish that will please serious wine lovers."

90 Points for J Pinot Gris on Wine Review Online

Here's what Paul Lukas of Wine Review Online had to say about J's Russian River Valley Pinot Gris:

"A luscious but in no sense heavy or fat wine, full of ripe pear fruit flavor and exhibiting a long, lingering finish, this delicious white provides still more evidence that Pinot Gris may well become the varietal to challenge Chardonnay's dominance in America. It tastes just as rich as a good, comparably-priced California-styled Chardonnay, and delights because of the absence of char or toast. 90"

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

J Featured in Men's Health Magazine

This month's Men's Health Magazine article "Silence the Wine Snobs" features J Cuvee 20. Writer Gary Vaynerchuk of suggests our fabulous non-vintage brut as a wine to get the most out of your next meal.

Click here to see the review:

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

It’s Harvest and Bubbly Time

Steve Heimoff, West Coast Editor of the Wine Enthusiast, exclaims in a recent article how J is one of his top 3 sparklers this year. Read more here.

Steve finishes his story with a link to Jeff Quakenbush's report in the North Bay Business Journal on the start of harvest. He quotes J's winemaker George Bursick's assessment of the effect of this year's weather on grape quality. Click here to read more.

Friday, August 8, 2008

From PinotFile: "J Pinot Noir Now Sparkles Too"

Rusty Gaffney, MD, the Prince of Pinot, creator and publisher of the PinotFile online newsletter, is featuring J Vineyards & Winery on the front page of the publication! Rusty recently attended J's Los Angeles media event at the fabulous Sona Restaurant.
You can read the article here:

Rusty especially likes the J Nicole’s Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, calling it "Elegant and sophisticated with a velvety mouth feel
and an elaborate aromatic finish. This is the bomb."

Friday, August 1, 2008

J In Southern Living Magazine

Scott Jones, Executive Food Editor of Southern Living Magazine, reports on the pleasures of the J Terrace and Bubble Room in his recent visit to the winery. You can read more on Southern Living's web site:

This popular publication has a circulation of of 2,802,858, and the website has 565,093 unique visitors per month.

Go Team J!