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So what makes a wine a “Father’s Day” wine? It’s pretty simple really. If it is a big, bruising, testosterone driven wine… it’s a Father’s Day wine. If it can be enjoyed with a huge cut of bloody red meat or massive amounts of BBQ and smoked beef… it’s a Father’s Day wine. If it can be sucked down on a hot summer’s day after mowing the lawn, out on the lake or during a round of golf… it’s a Father’s Day wine. But most importantly, if it makes you realize how much you appreciate the Old Man and brings you back to a memorable occasion that was shared over a bottle of vino…then that is the BEST Father’s Day wine of all.
Check out my Top 10 Below:
10. Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viogner, CA$10-$14
Yeah I started out with a white! Perfect opener for any outdoor
9. The Crusher Petite Sirah, Clarksburg $9-14
Because Father’s Day is a day for Fathers to “Crush it!”
8. Villa Antinori Toscana $16-23
This wine has been around for many family holiday occasions…
very versatile wine
7. E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rose $12-17
Because real men Drink Pink! Pretty masculine for a Rose.
6. Fiegl Collio Pinot Grigio $16-22
Forget Santa Margherita! This is the BEST Summer Pinot Grigio
5. The Prisoner, Napa $27-35
This Syrah/Zin/Petite Sirah Blend is made for grilled or smoked
4. Robert Mondavi Napa Cab or Fume Blanc $15-25
As a tribute to the Father of the Napa Valley
3. Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet $35-45
One of my first Epiphany wine experiences involved a 1996 Jordan
Cab with my Dad…memorable.
2. Silver Oak Napa Cab $80-100
Every Father is entitled to live it up a bit, and this is THE Man’s
1. Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma $18-25
How can the Director of The Godfather not have the
#1 Father’s Day wine?!?! It’s an offer you can’t refuse…
Wishing all the fathers out there a very Happy Father’s Day, especially you Pops!
For all the ZinHeads out there, you do NOT want to miss this video or this deal! The 2007 Monte Rosso Zin from Charter Oak won a Bay Area Wine Tasting for Milennials (younger wine drinkers) coming in 1st place out of over 730 wines! We are tasting the 2006 in this video but it is no slouch to the 2007. You can check out the video by clicking the link below. They only make a couple hundred cases of this so if you’re thinking about pulling the trigger, do it soon as there won’t be much of this left. Cheers!