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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Wood-Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini, Almonds, and Sumac

Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Wood-Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini, Almonds, and SumacGlen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable yet refined dining experience for those who love food, led by Chef Ari...
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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Brick Chicken with Red Floriani Polenta, Overripe Strawberry Harissa, and Garden Sorrel

Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Brick Chicken with Red Floriani Polenta, Overripe Strawberry Harissa, and Garden SorrelGlen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable yet refined dining experience for those who love...
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Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & Finesse

Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & FinesseTerroir-driven wines lead the charge to more refined and structured styles across the state By Kim Marcus – July 31, 2021 IssueCalifornia Chardonnay is decisively moving away from the days when big,...
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Paella & Pinot Blanc With Chef Armando Garcia

Paella & Pinot Blanc With Chef Armando GarciaChef Armando Garcia of El Dorado Kitchen, located on the Sonoma Plaza (and next door to the Adobe!), invites us into his kitchen as he cooks up his famous paella recipe to complement...
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Travel Zoo: Unplug & Reconnect in Sonoma Valley

Travel Zoo: Unplug & Reconnect in Sonoma Valley Enjoy a bottle of Three Sticks Wines while picnicking on the Sonoma Plaza. Randi Redmon, of Travel Zoo wrote a great write up of Sonoma Valley and how to unplug throughout. Red...
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Wine Enthusiast’s: Sonoma is ‘Expanding the Definition’ of Great Chardonnay

Wine Enthusiast’s: Sonoma is ‘Expanding the Definition’ of Great ChardonnayWine Enthusiast’ Virginie Boone March 16, 2021 California Chardonnay is in a good place right now. It has burst forth from a long, controversial period where it was cocooned in a...
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Wine Enthusiast: What Does ‘Dry Red Wine’ Mean?

Wine Enthusiast: What Does ‘Dry Red Wine’ Mean?Wine Enthusiast’ Maria Hunt March 16, 2021 Join Maria as she takes you through an educational journey of wine industry gurus talking to how they decipher a dry red wine. Like our very...
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Sonoma Index Tribune: Black vintners getting broader support in making industry more diverse

Sonoma Index Tribune: Black vintners getting broader support in making industry more diversePEG MELNIK | THE PRESS DEMOCRAT   “In the Association of African American Vintners, the number of members who are not Black has been growing, revealing an intent by...
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The Spill: New board members and Valentine’s Day offerings

The Spill: New board members and Valentine’s Day offeringsSonoma Index Tribune: The SPILL  February 11, 2021 Our very own, Prema Behan, will continue on as President of the board of directors for the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance (SVVGA)....
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The Spill: Wineries explore new ways to sell wine during the pandemic

The Spill: Wineries explore new ways to sell wine during the pandemicSonoma Index Tribune by Anne Ward Ernst Finding new and creative ways to keep our guests feeling warmed and welcomes in our Adobe home. See how we, and other...
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Alluring Magazine: Uncovering the Roots of Napa and Sonoma’s Wine County

Alluring Magazine: Uncovering the Roots of Napa and Sonoma’s Wine CountyAlluring Magazine and the Roots of Our Adobe”Three sticks have a down to earth to growing and winemaking, true respect of the past, and the belief in wine’s power to...
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The Spruce Eats: 6 Festive Ways to Connect Virtually During the Holidays

The Spruce Eats: 6 Festive Ways to Connect Virtually During the HolidaysThe Spruce Eats by Kristin Braswell Three Sticks Wines sweeps you off your feet (or couch) deep into wine country with private virtual tastings, including delicious selections of pinot noir and...
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2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition

2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine CompetitionOur 2017 Durrell Vineyard Chardonnay took home the Top Region Wine award from the Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition. We are so honored to win this award competing alongside 2,601 entires from 18 countries.  Visit...
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Coveteur: A California Getaway Itinerary

Coveteur: A California Getaway Itinerary  Plan your ultimate California getaway with this 16 day itinerary from Kristin Braswell’s article on Coveteur. “Three Sticks Wines, an outdoor tasting room is minimalist with pops of warm wood tones that perfectly complement their...
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Pledge to Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Our Community

Pledge to Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Our Community   At Three Sticks, we believe in the stewardship of land, vineyards, people, and history. Preserving the best of the past and innovating the future. We love Sonoma. It is our home and...
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Three Sticks at the Region

Three Sticks at the RegionThree Sticks Wines took over the Region is Sebastopol the last week of October and we had a fantastic time. If you missed it don’t worry, we will be back next year! Keep an eye on...
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Wine Spectator: Cascade Effect

Wine Spectator: Cascade EffectWine Spectator: Cascade EffectCalifornia vintners continue to build on their success with Pinot Noir Kim Marcus”Pinot Noir continues its expansion across the Golden State, with rising quality and increased production driven by a surge of single-vineyard wines...
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Group Virtual Tastings with Three Sticks Wines!

Group Virtual Tastings with Three Sticks Wines!Plan your next corporate event, holiday party, or group gathering with a virtual experience with Three Sticks!Three Sticks Wines produces world-class pinot noir and chardonnay showcasing our exceptional estate vineyards, noninterventionist approach to winemaking,...
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Destination Durell: Rocking 2020

Join us for the first-ever virtual Destination Durell concert, featuring Jackie Greene, The California Honeydrops, paired with our exclusive Casteñada wines....
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Sonoma Index Tribue: Winemaker’s Star Rising at Three Sticks

Sonoma Index Tribue: Winemaker’s Star Rising at Three SticksWinemaker’s star rising at Three Sticksby Kathleen Hill “Ryan Prichard of Three Sticks Wines was named LuxeSF’s 2020 Rising Wine Star Winemaker of the Year by LuxeSF, who are the latest publishers...
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Three Sticks Goes Country!

Three Sticks Goes Country! Hosted by Bill Price and Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn, featured artists include Victoria Shaw, Jimmy & Weston Stewart, Travis Howard, Leslie Satcher, and Bob DiPiero. Special guests include Laurence Hobgood, Tim Hockenberry, and Billy...
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Three Sticks Wines’ Ryan Prichard Named Winemaker of the Year

Three Sticks Wines is proud to announce that winemaker Ryan Prichard has been chosen as the 2020 Rising Wine Star Winemaker of the Year from LuxeSF and Modern Luxury...
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2018: The Vintage of the Decade

2018: The Vintage of the Decade SHOP CURRENT WINES It’s a common belief in the wine industry that Mother Nature rewards winemakers with good growing years after challenging ones. 2018 was no exception to this. After the wildfires of 2017, we...
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Wine Advocate: Sonoma County 2018 Vintage

Wine Advocate: Sonoma County 2018 VintageUSA, California, Sonoma County: 2018 VintageRobert Parker, Wine Advocate Erin BooksBob has taught me many great lessons but the one that I’d have to say is the most valuable is his attention to detail and...
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Three Sticks Named in Top 50 Producers in Sonoma

Three Sticks Named in Top 50 Producers in SonomaWine Spectator Names Top 50 Sonoma ProducersOn June 30, Wine Spectator announced the top 50 Sonoma Producers, and we were delighted to have made the list with our 2017 Price Family Estates...
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A Statement from Bill Price, Founder & Proprietor, Three Sticks Wines:

A Statement from Bill Price, Founder & Proprietor, Three Sticks Wines:George Floyd Still Can’t Breathe.We have, as individuals and a company, once again been forced to confront the long-standing racial injustice in our country. The curtain has been thrown back...
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Making Temaki Sushi Hand-Rolls With Chef Kyle Connaughton of Singlethread Farms

Making Temaki Sushi Hand-Rolls With Chef Kyle Connaughton of Singlethread FarmsIn 2020, we partnered with Chef Kyle Connaughton of Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant, SingleThread Farms, to support local non-profit organization, Sonoma Family Meal. Sonoma Family Meal is a network of...
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Giving Back to Those in Need with Our 2018 Durell Vineyard Pinot Blanc

We’ve already committed $10,000 and are donating $10 to Sonoma Family Meal for every bottle we sell of the 2018 Durell Vineyard Pinot Blanc, and thanks to all of our supporters we are on our way to reaching our goal...
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Getting to know our Enologist, Emily Wiemer

Getting to know our Enologist, Emily Wiemer Emily Wiemer has been at Three Sticks for just over a year now and has already made her mark. For those of you who may not be familiar, an enologists’ job is a...
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Getting to know our Assistant Winemaker, Carl Formaker

Getting to know our Assistant Winemaker, Carl Formaker Carl joined Team Three Sticks in 2017, impressing the team with his enthusiasm, knowledge, passion, and dedication. Carl’s energy is infectious – he’s everyone’s favorite teammate to bring on the road for...
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New year, new wine! Welcome, 2020

New year, new wine! Welcome, 2020 We hope you had a joyful and relaxing holiday season and an exciting start to the new decade! Here at Three Sticks, we’ve been preparing for our Spring Offering, which begins on Tuesday, February...
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Looking ahead

Looking ahead It may surprise you that this year was California’s third lightest fire season since 2000. To be completely honest, we weresurprised too. After the last couple years, with so many impacted by the Tubbs and Camp Fires due...
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Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir Issue

Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir Issue We can’t believe it! Three Sticks is featured on the cover of Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir issue – available online today, and on newsstands this month. It’s impossible to put into words what this honor...
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The latest from Three Sticks

The latest from Three Sticks Well, it’s been another busy few weeks! Led by Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard, our production team spent a week bottling the first of our 2018 wines. As many of you may remember, 2018 was...
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Getting to know our Winemaker, Ryan Prichard

Getting to know our Winemaker, Ryan PrichardRyan is beloved by his fellow Three Sticks teammates. While his love of dad jokes knows no bounds, we are so fortunate to have his knowledge, palate, acumen, and…okay, fine his sense of humor...
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Bud Break 2019

Bud Break 2019Slowly but surely Spring is inching its way into the vineyards here in Sonoma! As we anxiously await sunny skies, the vines are waking up with intermittent bud break all over the county. While Rob, our Vineyard Manager,...
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Virtual Corporate Event, Holiday Party, or Group Gathering

Virtual Corporate Event, Holiday Party, or Group Gathering Wines included in this exclusive tasting kit are the 2018 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay and the 2018 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Safely travel to Sonoma…virtually! We’ve created a high-quality experience and tasting...
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Vineyard Update: A Break in the Rain!

Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is one our favorite contributors to Three Sticks’ wines. It can certainly be a challenge to track him down, as he spends most of his time caring for the vineyards of the Price...
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Vineyard Update: Winter Wind Down

Vineyard Update: Winter Wind DownRob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is absolutely our go-to on anything to do with the growing of grapes. It can certainly be a challenge to track him down, as he spends most of his...
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Preservation Icons of Sonoma, Tasting & Tour

Preservation Icons of Sonoma, Tasting & TourWe were thrilled to learn that our Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe property in Sonoma was honored with a 2016 Preservation Award from the Sonoma League for Historic Preservation. To celebrate, we have partnered with fellow Sonoma...
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Bob Cabral named North Bay Business Journal Winemaker of the Year!

Bob Cabral named North Bay Business Journal Winemaker of the Year!We are thrilled to share exciting news! Our very own Director of Winemaking, Bob Cabral, has been named “Winemaker of the Year” by The North Bay Business Journal! We are...
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Words from the Vineyard, Post-Harvest

Words from the Vineyard, Post-HarvestRob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is one our favorite contributors to Three Sticks’ wines. It can certainly be a challenge to track him down, as he spends most of his time caring for the...
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In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release Event

In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release EventWell, we certainly lucked out this past weekend! The Sonoma weather was gorgeous and the wines were flowing for our 2nd Annual Destination Durell Fall Release Event, held this past Saturday among...
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Exclusive Adobe Dinner with Chef Ken Frank

Exclusive Adobe Dinner with Chef Ken FrankThis weekend promises to be spectacular here at Three Sticks Winery … and we’re kicking things off this Friday, October 21, with our most exclusive event of the year: a showcase dinner here in...
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Harvest Update from Rob Harris!

Harvest Update from Rob Harris!  Happy Harvest! The rumors are true, harvest 2016 has begun! As is typical for most harvests, we have started slowly, doing small pieces here and there, but we are definitely up and running. As August...
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Fall Releases from Three Sticks

Fall Releases from Three SticksDrum roll please … we are excited to announce the wines of our 2016 Fall Release, coming August 16, 2016. 2014 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay 2014 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013...
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Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update

Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update As we get close to the harvest season, much of the human work and biological processes for the 2016 vintage have been completed. I hesitate to use the old adage “the calm before the storm,” because...
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Experience Three Sticks Wines at the Adobe!

Experience Three Sticks Wines at the Adobe!Here at Three Sticks, we truly revel in the idea of table fellowship, and the enjoyment of wine with friends, family, and new acquaintances alike. It is our absolute favorite way to share our...
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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Vineyard Update from Rob HarrisWe caught up with Three Sticks Director of Vineyard Operations Rob Harris, to check in with how things are going out in the vineyards this 2016 growing season. Here’s what he had to say: “Greetings from...
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Is Three Sticks coming your way?

Is Three Sticks coming your way?Out and About with Three Sticks! Missing Three Sticks at the Adobe? We might be coming to your area! Read on to see where we will be touching down in the upcoming months… June 30th...
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Chilled Corn Soup with ONE SKY Chardonnay

Chilled Corn Soup with ONE SKY Chardonnay Ahhhh – summer has officially arrived here at the Three Sticks Adobe in Sonoma, and things could not be lovelier. On the hunt for something fabulous to enjoy, we recently sampled the Three...
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From the Cellar: Three Sticks Barrel Program

From the Cellar: Three Sticks Barrel ProgramThis Spring, Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard took a field trip to France to visit with some of the barrel coopers where we source the barrels for Three Sticks wines. (It’s a tough job,...
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Budbreak in Durell Vineyard

Budbreak in Durell VineyardAfter a few months of much needed rain, we are excited to see the sun poking out from behind the clouds as the first buds of the 2016 appear on the vines! We caught up with Assistant...
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New Release: One Sky Chardonnay

New Release: One Sky ChardonnayThe 2016 Spring Release is well underway, and we had a chat with our vibrant and fabulous GM Prema Behan about the new wines. She raved about the 2014 One Sky Chardonnay new release. Here it...
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Rosé Release & Valentine Cookie Pairing

Rosé Release & Valentine Cookie PairingIf Valentine’s Day wasn’t already making you blush … we have two more reasons to commit next weekend …. President’s Weekend marks the release of 2015 Casteñada Rosé – an Adobe-exclusive wine not available to...
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Cellar Update: Racking & Blending

Cellar Update: Racking & BlendingHello from the Three Sticks cellar! We checked in with our Assistant Winemaker Ashley Holland to see what is happening in the cellar. We found the team quite busy as they are racking and blending the...
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Preview 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release

Preview 2016 Three Sticks Spring ReleaseIt’s almost time! In just one week – next Tuesday, February 2 – the 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release will open, featuring five exquisite 2014 vintage wines! 2014 was the year we began our relationship...
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Join us for Wine Down Fridays

Join us for Wine Down FridaysWho said winter is boring in Sonoma Wine Country? NOT US. Though the winter rains have finally arrived, The Adobe is filled with guests and fabulous wine. We are very excited to be hosting two...
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Spotlight: Gap’s Crown Vineyard

Spotlight: Gap’s Crown VineyardHappy New Year from Three Sticks Wines! In an effort to get our fans even closer to the vineyards … and to our wines … we are excited to share the first in a series of vineyard...
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Winter Wine Bottling at Three Sticks

Winter Wine Bottling at Three SticksHello and happy holidays from Three Sticks Wines! Our Associate Winemaker Ryan Prichard was on the ground when we bottled up our 2014 Estate wines last week. Here are some highlights of the day he...
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Bob Cabral’s Thanksgiving Favorites

Bob Cabral’s Thanksgiving FavoritesIt’s Thanksgiving again – that time of year when we all come together to share food, family, friends and wine!  We asked Three Sticks winemaker Bob Cabral to share one of his family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes: “My daughter...
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Give a Little Three Sticks (or more)

Give a Little Three Sticks (or more)Many of our Three Sticks fans have told us that the holidays are one of their favorite times to share their “secret Sonoma Valley Winery” with friends new and old. This year, we have...
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Artist Rafael Arana on The Adobe Project

Artist Rafael Arana on The Adobe ProjectIf you’ve visited the Adobe in Sonoma, you will have noticed the artistic welcome you encounter as you enter the property from the private auto court. Though the Adobe is filled with striking spaces and...
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Scenes from Destination Durell

Scenes from Destination DurellOn October 10th we opened the gates at Durell Vineyard for our first annual Fall Release Event. Joining in on the fun were 200 enthusiastic Three Sticks fans along with Bill Price, Bob Cabral and the winemaking team, as well...
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Upcoming Events: Celebrate Fall with Three Sticks

Upcoming Events: Celebrate Fall with Three SticksThe last lots of our 2015 vintage have come through the cellar – it’s the perfect time to celebrate! Join us at these upcoming events, here and on the road: October 3rd – 4th Newport...
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Durell Vineyard & Gap’s Crown Named “Marquee” Sonoma County Sites

Durell Vineyard & Gap’s Crown Named “Marquee” Sonoma County SitesWe are thrilled to have not just one, but two of our estate vineyards listed among the top five of Sonoma County’s most “sought-after” vineyard sites by the Virginie Boone of The Press Democrat....
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Recipe from the Adobe: Scallop with Cauliflower Two Ways

Recipe from the Adobe: Scallop with Cauliflower Two WaysOur new Food & Wine pairings crafted by Chef Armando Navarro of El Dorado Kitchen are inventive, fresh and absolutely delicious. We are pleased to share Chef Navarro’s pairing with our ORIGIN Chardonnay...
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Fall Release Preview

Fall Release PreviewThe 2015 Harvest season has been a whirlwind here in the Sonoma Valley, and we are excited to take a moment away from the cellar to share a preview of our five Fall Release Wines with you! If...
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Spotlight: Moon Mountain AVA

Spotlight: Moon Mountain AVAThe 2012 Three Sticks Moon Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon will be included in the September Wine Release – coming September 9. Join our Allocation List to be notified when the wines release. You’ve seen the words “Moon Mountain” on the...
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Three Sticks at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Three Sticks at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend In under two weeks, Three Sticks will be joining wineries and chefs from around Sonoma County to take part in the amazing Sonoma Wine Country Weekend event. Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend – September 4-6...
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Now Available: Food & Wine Pairings at the Adobe

Now Available: Food & Wine Pairings at the AdobeWe are VERY excited to announced two exquisite Wine & Food experiences are now available at the Adobe! We have partnered with Chef Armando Navarro of our amazing neighbor El Dorado Kitchen, to craft...
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A Day Wine Tasting at the Adobe

A Day Wine Tasting at the AdobeSummer in Sonoma Valley means gorgeous weather, vineyards bursting with greenery, and our winemaking and vineyard crew walking the rows looking for the first purple hues of verasion as the bright green berries begin...
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Catching up With Bob Cabral

Catching up With Bob Cabral There is good reason Bob Cabral’s name is synonymous with great Pinot Noir. With decades of experience in Sonoma County, Bob’s passion, experience and the following for his work with the varietal is second to...
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Three Sticks Summer Wine Pairings

Three Sticks Summer Wine Pairings We are so excited about our five current releases! We’ve begun dreaming of all the wonderful dishes we can pair them with over the summer … while enjoying warm evenings with family and friends. Try...
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Preview of Our Summer Releases …

Preview of Our Summer Releases …It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from our own personal ray of sunshine, Chief Operating Officer (and wine lover extraordinaire) Prema Behan. So we sat down together to get her impressions of the Summer wine...
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Mexican Colonial Art Discovery

Mexican Colonial Art DiscoveryWe were blown away to learn that a priceless piece of 18th Century Mexican Colonial art has been found by Christina Jones Janssen — granddaughter of Gregory & Harriet Jones, who owned and resided in The Adobe...
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The Perfect Spring Sipper: Casteñada Rosé

The Perfect Spring Sipper: Casteñada RoséJust in time for Spring … this week we bottled the 2014 vintage of the stunning Casteñada Rosé. Like our Casteñada Red Wine, this wine is available exclusively at our Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe in downtown Sonoma....
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Spring Release Tasting at the Adobe

Spring Release Tasting at the AdobeLast Saturday, we opened the doors of The Adobe in Sonoma to members of our mailing list for a spectacular Spring Release Tasting! The response from our mailing list was overwhelming – we had to...
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The 2013 Pinots are in the Bottle

The 2013 Pinots are in the BottleNotes from the cellar … courtesy of Associate Winemaker Ryan Prichard – photos from Ryan and enologist Jenny Schultz. Last Wednesday, we bottled all of the 2013 Pinot Noirs – and what a day...
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Perfect New Year’s Eve Pairing: Origin Chardonnay & Dungeness Crab

Perfect New Year’s Eve Pairing: Origin Chardonnay & Dungeness CrabHere in the North Bay, there is no Winter wine & food pairing we look forward to more than Chardonnay and fresh Dungeness crab. The two are simply made for each...
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A Virtual Tour of The Adobe

A Virtual Tour of The AdobeWe are thrilled to share this virtual tour of The Adobe in Sonoma, with spectacular photography by Douglas Friedman. To learn more about The Adobe, click here. To make a reservation, call Hayden Schmidter at...
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New York Times Covers The Adobe

New York Times Covers The AdobeOn October 22, 2014, the New York Times’ Home & Garden section published a story on Ken Fulk’s design of The Adobe property in Sonoma. See the complete article here. We hope you will contact us...
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First Glimpse … Inside the Adobe

The official housewarming party for our gorgeous new Adobe property in Sonoma took place this past Saturday, October 11th. Bill and Eva Price welcomed Three Sticks fans, members of the local wine industry, Sonoma families and council members for a...
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2014 Harvest Highlights

2014 Harvest HighlightsWe checked in with stellar Enologist Jenny Schultz to see how the 2014 Harvest is coming along. Here’s what she had to say: Night harvest at Durell Vineyard “All of the Pinots and Chardonnays are officially in! We...
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Harvest 2014 is Underway!

Harvest 2014 is Underway!Harvest 2014 has arrived here at Three Sticks …. much earlier than we ever imagined! We caught up with our team to get some feedback on how things are going … The first Pinot Noir juice of...
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Three Sticks has Event Fever!

Three Sticks has Event Fever!We have a MILLION events coming up – check them out below! We hope you can join us at one of our many events all over the state of California… Thursday, March 13th from 6pm –...
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Digging Deep at the Adobe

Digging Deep at the Adobe While this winter’s drought has been giving grey hairs to Rob (Dir. of Vineyard Ops), we’ve been making up for lost time over at the Adobe restoration site, which is on track to open in time...
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Eighth Street Wineries Open House – Saturday, February 22nd

Eighth Street Wineries Open House – Saturday, February 22ndThree Sticks invites you to join us at the Eighth Street Wineries Open House on Saturday, February 22nd from 12pm to 4pm. The bi-annual tasting is a collection of 10 boutique wineries...
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Our New Home: The Historic Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe

Our New Home: The Historic Vallejo-Casteñada AdobeOne of the most important touchstones of Three Sticks Wines is our ongoing quest for excellence in everything we pursue, embrace and create. This includes the people who make up our team, how we...
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Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part I

Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part IWinemaker Don Van Staaveren has quite the reputation for crafting world-class Bordeaux-style blends. He helped create Chateau St. Jean’s 1996 Cinq Cépages, which was chosen by Wine Spectator as the...
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Spring Time in Durell

Spring Time in DurellWe recently had the opportunity to visit our Durell Vineyard Estate and catch up with Rob Harris, General Manager of Durell Vineyards and Price Family Vineyards. Coincidentally, our tour was the very first day that our crews were able...
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Three Sticks Spring Releases Open Tuesday, February 26th

Three Sticks Spring Releases Open Tuesday, February 26thThree Sticks Wines is excited to share advance notice to our family, friends and fans regarding the opening of our 2013 Spring Releases, which will occur on Tuesday, February 26th. We will be...
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Three Sticks Achieves “Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing” Status

Three Sticks Achieves “Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing” StatusAt the close of 2012, Three Sticks Wines received Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing status from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA). CSWA is a San Francisco-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created by the Wine...
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Bill Price Purchases Gap’s Crown, Plus More Excitement for 2013!

Bill Price Purchases Gap’s Crown, Plus More Excitement for 2013!In our most recent blog, Winter at Durell Vineyard: A Time of Contrast and Renewal, we visited with Rob Harris, Director of Vineyard Operations, as the task of pruning was underway...
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Winter at Durell Vineyard: A Time of Contrast and Renewal

Winter at Durell Vineyard: A Time of Contrast and Renewal Wintertime at Durell Vineyard is a place of visual and physical contrast. Muted earth tones of pale Spanish moss cling in mass to the barren branches of deciduous oaks, all...
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Holiday Gift Giving & Upcoming Events

Holiday Gift Giving & Upcoming EventsAt Three Sticks, we have a list of exciting and delicious upcoming events, as well as some special offerings in the works for the holidays to help make shopping easy. We look foward to celebrating...
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Harvest 2012 & Never Looking Mother Nature Directly in the Eye

Harvest 2012 & Never Looking Mother Nature Directly in the Eye In Wine Country, harvest is a time of great excitement, anticipation, and frankly, blood, sweat, and tears. The recipe of ingredients in this emotional elixir changes with each vintage,...
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Summer Event Schedule & Future Musings

Summer Event Schedule & Future MusingsSaturday, August 4th: Eighth Street Wineries Open House! Tickets are available online: www.eighthstreetwineries.com. Click here to read our complete blog feature…and make sure to check your Three Sticks offer letter for your discount code! Friday,...
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Three Sticks Releasing Two Chardonnays & Pinot Blanc Tuesday, July 31

Three Sticks Releasing Two Chardonnays & Pinot Blanc Tuesday, July 31In anticipation of our 2010 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay release this coming Tuesday, July 31, and in the wake of the tremendous Wine Spectator review naming Three Sticks one of the...
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Eighth Street Wineries Open House – Summer Edition 2012

Eighth Street Wineries Open House – Summer Edition 2012 Three Sticks Wines invites you to join us and our neighborhood of winery friends for the 2012 summer edition of the Bi-Annual 8th Street Open House happening Saturday, August 4th from...
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Join Three Sticks in Support of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels in Santa Monica with “An Evening on The Beach” and LA’s Top Chefs

Join Three Sticks in Support of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels in Santa Monica with “An Evening on The Beach” and LA’s Top ChefsThree Sticks invites you to join us for… Audi Proudly Presents An Evening on the Beach Featuring...
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Three Sticks Makes Wine Spectator’s “California’s Best Chardonnays” Top 30

Three Sticks Makes Wine Spectator’s “California’s Best Chardonnays” Top 30Three Sticks is proud to share the news that we’ve made Wine Spectator’s “California’s Best Chardonnays” cover story for the July 31st 2012 issue, which includes just 30 well-respected producers. Writer...
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Playing Both Sides of the Vineyard (So to Speak) & The Release of Our 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2008 Malbec

Playing Both Sides of the Vineyard (So to Speak) & The Release of Our 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2008 MalbecWhen looking back at the evolution of Three Sticks Wines over the past ten years (yes, it’s been a decade), we’ve...
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Summer Events with Three Sticks Wines

Summer Events with Three Sticks WinesJoin Three Sticks Wines at Summer Events at Home and Around the Country! Wednesday, June 20 – Special Jackson Hole Tasting Salon – If you are in town for the Jackson Hole Wine Auction and...
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Spring Release Pick Up Party – May 12, 2012

Spring Release Pick Up Party – May 12, 2012Allocations of 2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Closed – Vintage Sold Out Three Sticks invites you to join proprietor Bill Price and winemaker Don Van Staaveren at our Spring Release Pick Up Party...
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PinotFile Raves Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir

PinotFile Raves Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot NoirPrince of Pinot Reviews 2009 Three Sticks Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir “Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Ripe dark berry and plum aromas explode from the glass accented by the slightest note...
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Three Sticks at Sonoma in the City – Los Angeles

Three Sticks at Sonoma in the City – Los AngelesThree Sticks invites our Southern California friends to join us at Sonoma in the City – Los Angeles on Tuesday April 24, 2012 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The London West Hollywood. We’ll be sharing tastes...
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Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part II

Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part IIIn Part I of “Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending,” we focused on the process of selecting the final blend. Here, we took time to sit down...
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2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Released

2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir ReleasedThree Sticks is proud to announce the release of our 2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir. This wine is now available to allocation members. If you are interested in purchasing please click here to join our allocation list...
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The Napa Valley Reserve: An Evening of Pinot Noirs

The Napa Valley Reserve: An Evening of Pinot NoirsThree Sticks proprietors Bill and Eva Price hope to see you at The Napa Valley Reserve for An Evening of Pinot Noirs on Saturday, March 17, 2012 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Master Sommelier Paul Roberts will present an...
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Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir Release Imminent

Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir Release ImminentPreview Tastings at Family Winemakers’ Southern California Events We are just days away from the official release of our 2009 Durell Pinot Noir, which we previewed at the recent Eight Street Open House tasting...
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Three Sticks Celebrates 2011 at Eighth Street Open House

Three Sticks Celebrates 2011 at Eighth Street Open HouseWinter Open House Winery Stroll Happens Saturday, February 25th Twice a year, the collective of Eighth Street Wineries in Sonoma, California serves up two of the best casual and relaxed Open House strolls in...
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Three Sticks Durell Pinot Featured at FOOD & WINE Dinner in Beaver Creek, CO

Three Sticks Durell Pinot Featured at FOOD & WINE Dinner in Beaver Creek, CODinner with guest Chef Stephanie Izard of “The Girl and the Goat” fame and Chef Daniel Joly of Beaver Creek’s Mirabelle Restarant a sumptuous menu is planned...
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Harvest 2012 Q&A with Our Three Sticks Winemaking Team

Harvest 2012 Q&A with Our Three Sticks Winemaking TeamIf you’ve been following the Three Sticks blog this past year and read our September feature, “Harvest 2012 & Never Looking Mother Nature Directly in the Eye,” you might remember the reticence...
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WINE SPECTATOR: Buy Small, Think Big

WINE SPECTATOR: Buy Small, Think BigBill Price is becoming a major player in California wine by targeting small wineries with loyal customers. Click here to read the entire article. November 18, 2011Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17...
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Annual Durell Vineyard Winegrower Luncheon hosted by Bill Price and Three Sticks! Awesome day in the vineyard!!

Annual Durell Vineyard Winegrower Luncheon hosted by Bill Price and Three Sticks! Awesome day in the vineyard!!Click here to view event invitation.Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17 Home for Harvest at the Adobe Oct 19 All day...
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Three Sticks Wine Diner at Per Se NY

Three Sticks Wine Diner at Per Se NYClick here for a glance at the menu… Respect for food is a respect for life, for who we are and what we do. – Thomas KellerUpcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October...
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Three Sticks Featured in Bloomberg

Three Sticks Featured in BloombergJANUARY 3, 2011 Six Bottles at $7,170 Validates TPG Founder Price’s Wine Bet. Click here to read the full article.Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17 Home for Harvest at the Adobe Oct 19...
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Vinography Wine Blog

Vinography Wine Blog 2007 Three Sticks Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir featured on Vinography wine blog Click here to read the full article.Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17 Home for Harvest at the Adobe Oct 19 All day Casteñada...
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Three Sticks featured in LA Times Magazine

Three Sticks featured in LA Times Magazine Check out Lora Zarubin’s blog ‘I’m Still Hungry’ and her piece on our Three Sticks 2007 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay. Click here to read the full article.Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17...
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Three Sticks Wine Dinner at Fearings

Three Sticks Wine Dinner at FearingsSee the review from D Magazine’s recent Side Dish article where Three Sticks hosted at Fearings restaurant in Texas! Click here to read the full article.Upcoming Events Oct 16 October 16 – October 17 Home...
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