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Vine Pair Best Red Blends of 2024 Queen of the Sierra - Red Vine Pair  |  Feb 28, 2024

Although the category has only been around for a short while, it has come a long way. And what we’re seeing now is a new energy. In the States, it’s emerging as a category that harkens back to the nascent days of wine in America where field blends and a plethora of varieties were planted to see what worked. Here are 26 of the best red blends for 2024.

Napa based vineyard owner joins efforts to replace Ukraine’s war-shattered windows North Bay Business Journal  |  Oct 17, 2023

Matthew Rorick, owner of Forlorn Hope Wines, puts finishing touches on windows he replaced in a fire station in Nikopol, Ukraine. Rorick originally came to Ukraine to help feed refugees and deliver medical supplies. He also provides funds to support the window replacement project and helps construct and install replacements.

Salute to labor: Napa winemaker helps group replacing windows in war-torn Ukraine Napa Valley Register  |  Sep 03, 2023

Acclaimed winemaker fed refugees at the Ukraine border SF Chronicle  |  Sep 29, 2022

This California winemaker went to the Ukrainian-Polish border to feed refugees this summer

Good Wines Wont Fix Thanksgiving, but They Couldnt Hurt New York Times  |  Nov 05, 2020

In this strange and disquieting year, Thanksgiving planning begins with the question of whether to have any sort of gathering at all. Which wines to drink with the meal will be the least of your worries...

Where to drink in Napa, from wine industry insiders San Francisco Chronicle  |  Feb 19, 2020

“My favorite spot in downtown to recommend is Outland”...

Winemaker to watch: Matthew Rorick of Forlorn Hope SF Chronicle  |  Feb 03, 2013

Matthew Rorick was drawn to water before wine - surfing as a Southern California teenager, serving in the Navy during the first Gulf War...