Archive for the Tag 'Vincent Arroyo'


Petite Sirah – The State of the State, with Matt Moye of Vincent Arroyo

Here’s some Petite Sriah insight from Mathew (Matt) Moye of Vincent Arroyo: With Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon commanding an AVERAGE of $7,500 per ton, how can I put out a $40.00/per bottle Cabernet? How many people are buying $70.00+ Cabs? How did we get this expensive so fast? Is this sustainable? We’ve jumped almost $2,000 […]


Vincent Arroyo ~ Honoring a Legend During a PS Napa Valley Tour

Vincent Arroyo Winery When PS I Love You began, Vincent Arroyo immediately became a member. He knew that this would be one of his best investments, because he’s defined by his Petite Sirah, as is this group. It’s seven years later, and he’s still true to the group, because he realizes that PSILY continues to […]


August Briggs Winery ~ Crafting One Bottle of Wine at a Time

The PS I Love You group that I founded, and am still its director, has turned me onto a lot of wineries that I may have never discovered on my own. This is because I’m now so wrapped up in the wine business that I don’t find as much time for exploring, outside of those […]


Spike’s First Wine Tasting Was Enjoyed in Napa Valley Style

Okay, let’s just say flat out that Spike – although he went wine tasting – didn’t have one drop of wine. Spike’s my daughter Lyla’s terrier/Chihuahua mix, whom she adopted after he had been hit by a car, put back together again like Humpty Dumpty, and then lived with his foster mom Dawn Justice, while […]


Stags’ Leap Winery ~ A Napa Valley Icon

When PS I Love You began in 2002, I was told by a wine writer that this group wouldn’t have any real legs until Stags’ Leap Winery became a member. This was a tall order, but it was within reach, because I love a challenge. [Stags’ Leap Winery has the apostrophe after the “s,” while […]