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Wine Enthusiast: October Scores

We are pleased to be able to share, recent, wonderful reviews from Wine Enthusiast for two of our 2020...
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Recipe: Tamarind Babyback Ribs

This year’s Gap’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir is lively and intense, with notes of blackberry compote and...
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Destination Durell 2022

This year’s Destination Durell – what a weekend! From Casteñada Rosé and live music to food, sunshine and...
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Jancis Robinson: Seeking the Soul of Gap’s Crown

A thorough assessment of the history, farming and wines produced on a famous Sonoma vineyard....
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Wine Enthusiast: Chardonnay Maestros

Our very own Ryan Prichard was featured in the April 2022 Issue of Wine Enthusiast talking about...
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Recipe: Seared Branzino with Piperade

El Dorado Kitchen serves award-winning cuisine crafted with local, seasonal ingredients from...
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A Cellar Update from Ryan

As we begin 2022 in the winery, one last task from the previous year remains – our final bottling of pinot noir...
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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Greetings from the vineyards! After a quiet, but thankfully wet end to 2021, the vineyards are alive with work in the...
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Recipe: Green Lentils

Located in the heart of historic downtown Healdsburg, Little Saint is a plant-based cafe, restaurant, and wine...
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Wine Spectator Top 100!

Three Sticks Wines is honored to be named #28 in the Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2021 List. “Powerful...
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Recipe: Swedish Ginger Thin Cookies

Very spicy, very dark, very thin, and very crisp – these are the words to describe pepparkakor, Sweden’s...
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19th Annual Rodeo Uncorked! Top Red Wine

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Toasts the Winners of the 19th Annual Rodeo Uncorked!® International...
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Recipe: Maple-Glazed Liberty Farms Duck with Roasted Butternut Squash, Toasted Pepitas & Violet Mustard

Our friend, Chef Dustin Valette, cooked the meal for our annual Storehouse Supper at the Adobe a few years...
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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Wood-Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini, Almonds, and Sumac

Glen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable...
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Recipe: Glen Ellen Star Brick Chicken with Red Floriani Polenta, Overripe Strawberry Harissa, and Garden Sorrel

Glen Ellen Star is a rising culinary establishment in Sonoma County that strives to provide a personable...
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Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & Finesse

Terroir-driven wines lead the charge to more refined and structured styles across the state...
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Recipe: Paella & Pinot Blanc With Chef Armando Garcia

Chef Armando Garcia of El Dorado Kitchen, located on the Sonoma Plaza (and next door to the Adobe!), invites...
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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...
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Wine Enthusiast’s: Sonoma is ‘Expanding the Definition’ of Great Chardonnay

California Chardonnay is in a good place right now. It has burst forth from a long, controversial period...
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Wine Enthusiast: What Does ‘Dry Red Wine’ Mean?

Join Maria as she takes you through an educational journey of wine industry gurus talking to how they decipher...
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Sonoma Index Tribune: Black vintners getting broader support in making industry more diverse

In the Association of African American Vintners, the number of members who are not Black has been...
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The Spill: New board members and Valentine’s Day offerings

Our very own, Prema Behan, will continue on as President of the board of directors for the Sonoma Valley Vintners...
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The Spill: Wineries explore new ways to sell wine during the pandemic

Finding new and creative ways to keep our guests feeling warmed and welcomes in our Adobe home. See...
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Alluring Magazine: Uncovering the Roots of Napa and Sonoma’s Wine County

Three sticks have a down to earth to growing and winemaking, true respect of the past, and...
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The Spruce Eats: 6 Festive Ways to Connect Virtually During the Holidays

Three Sticks Wines sweeps you off your feet (or couch) deep into wine country with private virtual tastings...
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2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition

Our 2017 Durrell Vineyard Chardonnay took home the Top Region Wine award from the Rodeo Uncorked! Int...
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Coveteur: A California Getaway Itinerary

Plan your ultimate California getaway with this 16 day itinerary from Kristin Braswell’s article...
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Pledge to Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Our Community

At Three Sticks, we believe in the stewardship of land, vineyards, people, and history. Preserving...
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Three Sticks at the Region

Region, an innovative, regionally focused wine room in the Barlow, Sebastopol, has partnered with 23...
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Wine Spectator: Cascade Effect

Pinot Noir continues its expansion across the Golden State, with rising quality and increased production...
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Group Virtual Tastings with Three Sticks Wines!

Three Sticks Wines produces world-class pinot noir and chardonnay showcasing our...
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Destination Durell: Rocking 2020

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

Ryan Prichard of Three Sticks Wines was named LuxeSF’s 2020 Rising Wine Star Winemaker of the...
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Three Sticks Goes Country!

After the success of our Three Sticks Together concert series, Bill got a call from his dear...
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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...
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2018: The Vintage of the Decade

It’s a common belief in the wine industry that Mother Nature rewards winemakers with good growing...
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Wine Advocate: Sonoma County 2018 Vintage

Bob has taught me many great lessons but the one that I’d have to say is the most valuable...
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Three Sticks Named in Top 50 Producers in Sonoma

On June 30, Wine Spectator announced the top 50 Sonoma Producers, and we were delighted to have...
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A Statement from Bill Price, Founder & Proprietor, Three Sticks Wines:

We have, as individuals and a company, once again been forced to confront the long-standing racial...
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Making Temaki Sushi Hand-Rolls With Chef Kyle Connaughton of Singlethread Farms

In 2020, we partnered with Chef Kyle Connaughton of Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant...
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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...
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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...
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Getting to know our Assistant Winemaker, Carl Formaker

Carl joined Team Three Sticks in 2017, impressing the team with his enthusiasm, knowledge, passion...
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New year, new wine! Welcome, 2020

We hope you had a joyful and relaxing holiday season and an exciting start to the new decade!...
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Looking ahead

It may surprise you that this year was California’s third lightest fire season since 2000. To be completely...
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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...
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The latest from Three Sticks

Led by Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard, our production team spent a week bottling the first of our 2018...
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Bill on the 97pt 2017 Price Family Estates Pinot Noir

Every year, our Price Family Estates Pinot Noir is a fan-favorite. A blend of our best grapes from...
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Getting to know our Winemaker, Ryan Prichard

Ryan is beloved by his fellow Three Sticks teammates. While his love of dad jokes knows no bounds, we...
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Bud Break 2019

Slowly but surely Spring is inching its way into the vineyards here in Sonoma! As we anxiously...
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Virtual Corporate Event, Holiday Party, or Group Gathering

We’ve created a high-quality experience and tasting kit designed to provide you, your team, friends...
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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’...
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Vineyard Update: Winter Wind Down

Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is absolutely our go-to on anything...
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Preservation Icons of Sonoma, Tasting & Tour

We were thrilled to learn that our Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe property in Sonoma was honored with...
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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...
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Words from the Vineyard, Post-Harvest

By now, you’re hopefully enjoying some of the latest Three Sticks releases, but fresh off the...
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In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release Event

Well, we certainly lucked out this past weekend! The Sonoma weather was gorgeous and the wines...
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Exclusive Adobe Dinner with Chef Ken Frank

Limited to just 24 VIP and Adobe Mariposa Members, this incredible, intimate dinner will showcase gems...
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Bob’s Thoughts on Harvest 2016!

All of our grapes are in! Finally finding himself with a moment to take it all in, Bob shared his thoughts on...
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Harvest Update from Rob Harris!

Happy Harvest! The rumors are true, harvest 2016 has begun! As is typical for most harvests, we have started...
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Fall Releases from Three Sticks

With these vintages, Three Sticks Winemaker Bob Cabral debuts his long-term vision for our estate...
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Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update

As we get close to the harvest season, much of the human work and biological processes for the 2016...
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Experience Three Sticks Wines at the Adobe!

Here at Three Sticks, we truly revel in the idea of table fellowship, and the enjoyment of...
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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Greetings from the vineyard! As I write this in early July, we are roughly half way through the 2016...
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Is Three Sticks coming your way?

Missing Three Sticks at the Adobe? We might be coming to your area! Read on to see where we will...
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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...
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From the Cellar: Three Sticks Barrel Program

This Spring, Bob Cabral and Ryan Prichard took a field trip to France to visit with some of the barrel coopers...
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Budbreak in Durell Vineyard

After a few months of much needed rain, we are excited to see the sun poking out from behind the clouds...
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New Release: One Sky Chardonnay

The 2016 Spring Release is well underway, and we had a chat with our vibrant and fabulous GM Prema Behan...
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Rosé Release & Valentine Cookie Pairing

President’s Weekend marks the release of 2015 Casteñada Rosé – an Adobe-exclusive wine not...
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Cellar Update: Racking & Blending

Hello from the Three Sticks cellar! We checked in with our Assistant Winemaker Ashley Holland to see...
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Preview 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release

It’s almost time! In just one week – next Tuesday, February 2 – the 2016 Three Sticks Spring Release...
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Join us for Wine Down Fridays

Who said winter is boring in Sonoma Wine Country? NOT US. Though the winter rains have finally arrived...
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Spotlight: Gap’s Crown Vineyard

Happy New Year from Three Sticks Wines! In an effort to get our fans even closer to the vineyards...
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Winter Wine Bottling at Three Sticks

Sonoma County has finally been getting some much needed rain and winter temperatures...
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Bob Cabral’s Thanksgiving Favorites

It’s Thanksgiving again – that time of year when we all come together to share food, family, friends and wine!...
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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...
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Artist Rafael Arana on The Adobe Project

If you’ve visited the Adobe in Sonoma, you will have noticed the artistic welcome you encounter...
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Scenes from Destination Durell

On October 10th we opened the gates at Durell Vineyard for our first annual Fall Release Event. Joining ...
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Upcoming Events: Celebrate Fall with Three Sticks

The last lots of our 2015 vintage have come through the cellar – it’s the perfect time to celebrate! Join us...
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Scenes from the 2015 Harvest

We are just wrapping up the 2015 Harvest here in the Three Sticks cellar (whew!). Check out this video...
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Durell Vineyard & Gap’s Crown Named “Marquee” Sonoma County Sites

We are thrilled to have not just one, but two of our estate vineyards listed among the top five of Sonoma...
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Recipe from the Adobe: Scallop with Cauliflower Two Ways

Our new Food & Wine pairings crafted by Chef Armando Navarro of El Dorado Kitchen are inventive...
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Fall Release Preview

The 2015 Harvest season has been a whirlwind here in the Sonoma Valley, and we are excited to...
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Spotlight: Moon Mountain AVA

You’ve seen the words “Moon Mountain” on the Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon releases for a few vintages...
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Three Sticks at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

In under two weeks, Three Sticks will be joining wineries and chefs from around Sonoma County to...
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Now Available: Food & Wine Pairings at the Adobe

We are VERY excited to announced two exquisite Wine & Food experiences are now available...
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A Day Wine Tasting at the Adobe

Summer in Sonoma Valley means gorgeous weather, vineyards bursting with greenery...
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Catching up With Bob Cabral

There is good reason Bob Cabral’s name is synonymous with great Pinot Noir. With decades of...
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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...
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Preview of Our Summer Releases …

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from our own personal ray of sunshine, Chief Operating Officer...
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Mexican Colonial Art Discovery

We were blown away to learn that a priceless piece of 18th Century Mexican Colonial art has been found...
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The Perfect Spring Sipper: Casteñada Rosé

Just in time for Spring … this week we bottled the 2014 vintage of the stunning Casteñada Rosé...
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Spring Release Tasting at the Adobe

Last Saturday, we opened the doors of The Adobe in Sonoma to members of our mailing list for...
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The 2013 Pinots are in the Bottle

Notes from the cellar – courtesy of Associate Winemaker Ryan Prichard – photos from Ryan...
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Perfect New Year’s Eve Pairing: Origin Chardonnay & Dungeness Crab

Here in the North Bay, there is no Winter wine & food pairing we look forward to more than Chardonnay and fresh...
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A Virtual Tour of The Adobe

We are thrilled to share this virtual tour of The Adobe in Sonoma, with spectacular photography by Douglas...
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New York Times Covers The Adobe

On October 22, 2014, the New York Times’ Home & Garden section published a story on Ken Fulk’s design of...
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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...
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2014 Harvest Highlights

The official housewarming party for our gorgeous new Adobe property in Sonoma took place this past...
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Harvest 2014 is Underway!

Harvest 2014 has arrived here at Three Sticks …. much earlier than we ever imagined! We caught up with our team...
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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...
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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...
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Eighth Street Wineries Open House – Saturday, February 22nd

Three Sticks invites you to join us at the Eighth Street Wineries Open House on Saturday, February 22nd...
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Our New Home: The Historic Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe

One of the most important touchstones of Three Sticks Wines is our ongoing quest for excellence in everything...
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Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part I

Winemaker Don Van Staaveren has quite the reputation for crafting world-class Bordeaux-style blends....
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Spring Time in Durell

We recently had the opportunity to visit our Durell Vineyard Estate and catch up with Rob Harris, General...
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Three Sticks Spring Releases Open Tuesday, February 26th

Three Sticks Wines is excited to share advance notice to our family, friends and fans regarding the opening of...
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Three Sticks Achieves “Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing” Status

At the close of 2012, Three Sticks Wines received Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing status from...
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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...
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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...
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Holiday Gift Giving & Upcoming Events

At Three Sticks, we have a list of exciting and delicious upcoming events, as well as some special offerings in the...
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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....
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Summer Event Schedule & Future Musings

Saturday, August 4th: Eighth Street Wineries Open House! Tickets are available online: www.eighthstreetwineries.com...
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Three Sticks Releasing Two Chardonnays & Pinot Blanc Tuesday, July 31

In anticipation of our 2010 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay release this coming Tuesday, July 31...
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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...
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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

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels will be the sole beneficiary of An Evening On The Beach. The Los Angeles-based non-profit...
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Three Sticks Makes Wine Spectator’s “California’s Best Chardonnays” Top 30

Three Sticks is proud to share the news that we’ve made Wine Spectator’s “California’s Best Chardonnays” cover story...
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Playing Both Sides of the Vineyard (So to Speak) & The Release of Our 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2008 Malbec

When looking back at the evolution of Three Sticks Wines over the past ten years (yes, it’s been a decade), we’ve seen...
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Summer Events with Three Sticks Wines

Join Three Sticks Wines at Summer Events at Home and Around the Country! Wednesday, June 20...
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Spring Release Pick Up Party – May 12, 2012

Three Sticks invites you to join proprietor Bill Price and winemaker Don Van Staaveren at our Spring Release Pick Up...
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PinotFile Raves Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir

Prince of Pinot Reviews 2009 Three Sticks Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Moderately dark reddish...
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Three Sticks at Sonoma in the City – Los Angeles

Three Sticks invites our Southern California friends to join us at Sonoma in the City – Los Angeles...
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Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending – Part II

In Part I of “Three Sticks Cabernet Sauvignon & the Art of Blending,” we focused on the process of selecting the...
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2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Released

Three Sticks is proud to announce the release of our 2009 Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir. This wine is...
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The Napa Valley Reserve: An Evening of Pinot Noirs

Three Sticks proprietors Bill and Eva Price hope to see you at The Napa Valley Reserve for An Evening of Pinot...
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Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir Release Imminent

We are just days away from the official release of our 2009 Durell Pinot Noir, which we previewed at the recent Eight...
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Three Sticks Celebrates 2011 at Eighth Street Open House

Twice a year, the collective of Eighth Street Wineries in Sonoma, California serves up two of the best casual...
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Three Sticks Durell Pinot Featured at FOOD & WINE Dinner in Beaver Creek, CO

Dinner with guest Chef Stephanie Izard of “The Girl and the Goat” fame and Chef Daniel Joly of Beaver...
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Harvest 2012 Q&A with Our Three Sticks Winemaking Team

If you’ve been following the Three Sticks blog this past year and read our September feature, “Harvest 2012...
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WINE SPECTATOR: Buy Small, Think Big

Bill Price is becoming a major player in California wine by targeting small wineries with loyal customers...
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Three Sticks Wine Dinner at Gordon Ramsay at the LONDON WEST HOLLYWOOD

Three Sticks Wine Dinner at Gordon Ramsay at the LONDON WEST HOLLYWOODUpcoming Events Oct 5 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm PDT Wine Wednesday at Cadet Oct 11 All day Casteñada Collection Release (Wine Club) Oct 14 October 14 – October...
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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 5 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm PDT Wine Wednesday at Cadet Oct 11 All day Casteñada...
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Three Sticks Wine Diner at Per Se NY

For a glance at the menu. Respect for food is a respect for life, for who we are and what we do. – Thomas Keller...
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Three Sticks Featured in Bloomberg

JANUARY 3, 2011 Six Bottles at $7,170 Validates TPG Founder Price’s Wine Bet. To read the full article...
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Vinography Wine Blog

2007 Three Sticks Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir featured on Vinography wine blog read the full article on their website...
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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....
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Three Sticks Wine Dinner at Fearings

See the review from D Magazine’s recent Side Dish article where Three Sticks hosted at Fearings restaurant...
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