Wine Buzz: Four Buck Chuck is Here; Prisoner Wine’s New Home – Ep. 3

On this episode of Sip, Sip, Hooray! the Marys dish on what’s buzzy in the wine world, from a huge globe vessel for wine to The Prisoner wine’s new Napa Valley digs.

New Napa Valley Tasting Room

Are you a Prisoner fan? Can’t get enough of it? Head to the Prisoner Wine Company’s St. Helena tasting room in Napa Valley. Reservations (starting at $45 per person) required.

The Prisoner Wine Company, 1178 Galleron Road, St. Helena, CA (just off Highway 29).

Courtesy of Matt Morris

Courtesy of Matt Morris

Courtesy of Matt Morris

A New Charles Shaw Wine

First there was Two Buck Chuck, the $1.99 Charles Shaw wines introduced exclusively at Trader Joe’s markets. Now there’s Four Buck Chuck ($3.99). What’s the difference? The Marys pull the cork on a couple of bottles and render their verdict.

A Round Wine Barrel?

When is a barrel not a barrel? When it’s a sphere! The Marys explain.

Photos from Seguin Moreau cooperage.





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