Occasio News

Exploring The World of Gins and Tonics

The first of a new series exploring the exotic world of spirits and cocktails begins with two of today’s hottest beverages – gins and the tonics that go with them.

Recent Accolades

Calling our wines ‘true craftsmanship,’ the National Wine Review rated four of our recent releases 90 points or higher: ‘14 Telos 92 points (22 cases remaining); ‘14 Zinfandel 92 points (sold out); ‘14 Merlot 90 points (32 cases remaining); ‘12 Malbec 91 points (sold out).

Sidewinder Spirits Buys Alembic Still

A century after prohibition, Sidewinder Spirits Company is bringing back the ancient hand-hammered alembic copper still for producing local brandy.

Spring 2017 Collection Announced

Our Spring 2017 Collection of Livermore Valley wines will include the newest vintages of our Sauvignon Blanc and Malvasia Bianca – just in time for those warm summer days.

November Wine Club Releases Receive Accolades

November’s wine club releases, our 2013 Founder’s Merlot and our 2015 Founder’s Chardonnay, received high accolades this month in the Wine Enthusiast Magazine and at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition..

Sidewinder Spirits

With approval of Sidewinder Spirits, work begins on a tasting lounge like none other….

June 2016 Tasting Menu

Our 93 – point Syrah from Ghielmetti Vineyard headlines this month’s tasting menu.