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Feb 14, 2020
Capital Gazette - by Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr

Wine, etc.: Give these expensive wines with their own stories for the holidays

Spending $50 to $100 on a gift of wine may be beyond your means, but put it in perspective. You may be spending more than that on a tie, concert tickets, a watch or a phone. Why not wine? It would be a waste to buy expensive wine for someone who can’t tell the difference between Boone’s Farm and Lafite Rothschild. But if the special person in your life collects wine or who just appreciates it, we offer some suggestions of wines with good stories. ...
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Feb 14, 2020
News-Press. Part of the USA Today Network

Wines for Valentines: Bottles to love and love with on Valentine's Day

From caring vintners to daring bottles, our critic offers up wines to love and fall in love with this Valentine's Day. ...
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Feb 04, 2020
Spit Bucket Blog -- Amber LeBeau

60 Second Wine Review — Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon

A few quick thoughts on the 2013 Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. ...
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Jan 22, 2020
Shanken News Daily

Interview, Part 2: Silverado Vineyards President Russ Weis

In the second part of our interview, Silverado Vineyards president Russ Weis discusses the on- and off-premise conditions for Napa Valley wines, as well as the direct-to-consumer and export markets. SND: Where is Silverado focusing its efforts in the retail channel? Weis: The U.S. retail channel is about 40% of our business. While there are some really terrific examples of larger chains doing fantastic things with luxury wines, there are also examples of larger chains that are reducing the luxury part of their space. That leaves the field open for smaller specialized players, and also for regional luxury grocers, which are doing pretty well. So those are the places where we’re focusing the Silverado message. ...
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Jan 21, 2020
Shanken News Daily

Interview, Part 1: Russ Weis, President, Silverado Vineyards

Founded by Ron and Diane Disney Miller nearly four decades ago, Silverado Vineyards is a fixture in the Napa Valley firmament. Today, Silverado’s 75,000-case production is made entirely from estate fruit, sourced from its six Napa Valley vineyards. With the two founders passing away in recent years (Ron died last February at the age of 85 and Diane passed in 2013 at age 79), their children Chris Miller, Tammy Miller, and Walt Miller and other siblings are carrying on the Silverado legacy. Russ Weis, a 16-year company veteran, serves as president. Shanken News Daily executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Weis to discuss the outlook for Silverado and the Napa Valley as a whole. ...
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Jan 15, 2020
The Wine Pact

Wine Down to Dinner - Chardonnay Paired with Crispy Roasted Chicken

Enjoy this Rubbed Roasted Chicken and Silverado Vineyards Estate Grown Chardonnay wine pairing with cooking instructions from The Wine Pact. ...
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