Solsticio Expands Sales
Through our new distributor partnerships in Nevada and Washington State, we've added several exciting new accounts throughout both states in recent weeks. Look for Solsticio Wines in your favorite wine shop, wine bar and high-end restaurant throughout the greater Seattle, Tacoma, Reno and Lake Tahoe areas.
Solsticio Malbec Rated 93 Points, Best In Class!
Judges at the prestigious 2011 Los Angeles International Wine Competition awarded Solsticio Malbec the gold medal, rating our wine 93 points and "Best In Class" over several hundred competing labels. This is the second award-winning year for our single-vineyard Malbec.
Torrontes Takes the Silver
Solsticio Torrontes won a Silver medal at the 2011 LA International Wine Competition, moving up from the Bronze medal awarded by the tasting panel in 2010. Felicidades to winemaker Pablo Martorell!
Westchester Couple Realizes Argentinean Wine Dream
Fun profile piece on Solsticio Wines in our local Los Angeles newspaper.
Sip Solsticio @ The Santa Monica Pier
Solsticio Malbec and Torrontes will be the featured wines served up at the world-famous Santa Monica Pier summer concert series. With our pop-up wine lounge right on the pier, you can sip Solsticio while enjoying The Bangles and more every Thursday night.
LA Wine Festival Photos!
We had such an amazing time at the 2009 LA Wine Festival. Thanks to everyone for your enthusiasm and support for Solsticio – and be sure to check out our Wine Fest photo album on Facebook!
Sample Solsticio at the LA Wine Fest!
We'll be pouring our Malbec and Torrontes at the LA Wine Fest on Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.
Be sure to stop by our table and say hello! Learn more or purchase tickets at www.lawinefest.com.
After several years of hard work, long nights and air miles, our long-awaited first shipment of SolsticioMalbec and Torrontes has arrived. Now comes the fun part bringing our wines to you! We’ve been busy meeting with restaurant and retail wine buyers in the Los Angeles area, and look forward to expanding our presence in the weeks and months ahead. We now have two babies that have come to fruition in the last year: Casey Lauren Kot (vintage September 2008), and Solsticio. Salud!
Wall Street Journal: Malbec Beckons – Heed the Call
“The explosive emergence of Malbec from Argentina is like nothing we’ve seen since the sudden rise of Merlot more than a decade ago, and this is even more interesting: While much of Merlot’s attraction was that it was smooth and easy, Malbec is more challenging, with spicier, edgier tastes and it’s from a foreign country, too. We decided it was clearly time to revisit this phenomenon with this question in mind: How is Malbec handling its newfound fame?” Check out the full article here.
Wall Street Journal: A Sunny Torrent of Torrontes
“Imagine a nose of light orange blossoms; tastes of lime, grapefruit, mango and peach; a subtle undertone of minerals; and a long, clean, crisp, tangy finish. These are pure, sunny wines dry yet fruity with light, easy and yet interesting tastes that would go well with any summer event. And, because they aren't yet well-known, the prices are great.” Read more here.