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  • 2009 Rodde Family Vineyards Napa County Chardonnay

    Posted April 7, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Go tell Aunt Rodde Operative: Agent Red Objective: Respond to reports that Rodde Family Vineyards Chardonnay is worthy of our Operatives exacting tastes. If the wine is as good as reports have led us to believe, procure an ample allocation for our Operatives. Mission Status: Acc...

  • 2008 Solaire by Mondavi Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

    Posted April 6, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: The God of the Sun Operative: Agent Red Objective: Infiltrate Robert Mondai Winery and secure a wine that is only available at the winery. Make an allocation available to our well-deserving Operatives Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Solaire, by Robert Mo...

  • 2009 Muscardini Cellars Monte Rosso Vineyards Sangiovese

    Posted April 5, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: The Return to the Red Mountain Operative: Agent Red Objective: Send Agent Red in search of a stellar, single-vineyard California Sangiovese, worthy of our Operative’s exacting tastes. Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Muscardini Cellars Wine Subject: 2009 Mon...

  • 2007 Deerfield Ranch Winery Sonoma County Red Rex

    Posted April 4, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Le Roi Rouge Operative: Agent Red Objective: Last year, Deerfiled Ranch Winery’s Red Rex became a best-seller. Send Agent Red back to Deerfield Ranch Winery to procure an ample allocation of their current-vintage Red Rex, an Super-QPR (Quality to Price Ratio) wine that deli...

  • 2009 Schug Carneros Estate Carneros Chardonnay

    Posted April 3, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Leaning Towards Burgundy Operative: Agent White Objective: Secure an allocation of a classic Carneros Estate Chardonnay. Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Schug Carneros Estate Wine Subject: 2009 Carneros Chardonnay Winemaker: Michael Cox Backgrounder: Some of o...

  • 2005 Charles Creek Vineyards Las Pasiones Sonoma Valley Caberne

    Posted April 2, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Passion Runs Wild Operative: Agent White Objective: Return to our friends at Charles Creek Vineyards and retrieve an allocation of their much sought after Sonoma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Charles Creek Cellars Wine Subject: 2005 L...

  • 2009 Domaine La Combe Blanche 'La Chandeliere' Minervois La Liv

    Posted April 1, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: The Chandelière Operative: Agent White Objective: Visit the Languedoc-Roussillon and acquire a delicious Syrah-Grenache blend. Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Domaine La Combe Blanche Wine Subject: 2009 ‘La Chandelière’ Minervois La Livi...

  • 2010 Ty Caton Carlton Brook Petit Verdot

    Posted March 31, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Bold Elegance Operative: Agent Red Objective: For our Elite Operatives, return to Ty Caton Vineyards, and retrieve Ty’s stellar, limited-production, fantastically delicious, Petite Verdot Mission Status: Accomplished! Current Winery: Ty Caton Vineyards Wine Subject: 2010...

  • 2008 Portalupi Wine Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

    Posted March 30, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Piemonte Progeny Operative: Agent Red Objective: Place Portalupi Wines under surveillance. Send Agent Red in, undercover, to taste through their wines. Select their best Zinfndel and secure an ample allocation. Mission Status: Accomplished Current Winery: Portalupi Wines Winem...

  • 2007 Maloy O'Neill Vineyards Paso Robles Lagrein

    Posted March 29, 2012 by AgentWhite

    Mission Codename: Scion of Teroldego Operative: Agent Red Objective: Return to Wine Spies favorite, Maloy O’Neill, in Paso Robles. Abscond with an ample allotment of Shannon O’Neill’s 2007 Lagrein, a wine that is extremely popular among Maloy’s own wine club members Missio...