Welcome to the Bella blog, The Juice. We look forward to sharing behind-the scenes stories that are near and dear to our hearts. Enjoy!
Barrel 32 began with a single knock-your-socks-off barrel in 2008, and it has since inspired our barrel select program. Each year, the winemaking team goes through the wine caves, sampling each and every lot. By the time the wine has aged for 18 months, they will have tasted through over 300 barrels, multiple times. Continue »
With the release of our brand-new wine The Sailor + the Cow zinfandel, we want to share the incredible history behind the making of this tribute to Dry Creek Valley. Combining fruit from the land once owned by Captain Mervin and Maja Staehr with grapes farmed by the Rafanelli family, we celebrate the lives that came before us. Continue »
If you're looking for an uplifting story in the midst of a global pandemic, look no further. Bella is a special place for many, but perhaps none more than for Sebastian Saint James. Amidst the highs and lows of the past 18 months, Sebastian has been a regular at Bella, sharing good vibes and good tunes, making us all feel a little more hopeful. We needed Sebastian just as much as he needed us, and we are so grateful to share his special story. Continue »