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The Stories Behind the Release of Shared Notes 2016 Wines

From fruit to wine, barrel to bottle, the 2016 Shared Notes wines have completed their initial chapters and are all packed up, ready for the next part of their lives. Wine is made up of stories. Science meets art to create wine, true, but it is through stories that we experience this magical liquid. The… Read more »

Announcing the Release of the 2015 Vintage of Shared Notes

  Perhaps I should not have been a fisherman, he thought. But that was the thing I was born for.   — from Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway Some people struggle with what they want to be when they grow up. Some may never realize, whether through hard work or good fortune,… Read more »

Bibiana González Rave Named SF Chronicle Winemaker of the Year

  “The identity of a California winemaker has never been more complicated,” asserts the San Francisco Chronicle article crowning Shared Notes winemaker Bibiana González Rave 2015 winemaker of the year. The idea of estate winemaking has increasingly become just that—an idea—for an emerging generation of independent winemakers who hire out to those who can afford… Read more »