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A Sparkling Wine Boom Is Upon Us and Rack & Riddle Is All About It

In the first quarter of 2022, there has been buzz about the state of the Sparkling Wine industry, and Rack & Riddle is excited to be part of the story.  The Sparkling Wine Trend What's the cause for the sudden surge, and how is Rack & Riddle a part of it? Read the articles below to learn more: Get Ready for a Sparkling Wine Boom By Jeff...

2021 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Our Sonoma County Blanc de Noirs won Gold at the 2021 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Wine judging took place September 14-15. Thank you to the Sonoma County Harvest Fair, judges — and congrats to our stellar Wine Team! To learn more about the other medals and awards Rack & Riddle sparkling wines have won, visit our Awards page.

New Team Members at Rack & Riddle

Introducing Our Latest Winemaking Team membersJoining our Winemaking Team in the recent months, we would like to introduce you to the newest additions of our Rack & Riddle family:MEET Josh McCarthyAssistant Winemaker How long have you worked at Rack & Riddle?Since July 13, 2020, almost 15 months. What's your favorite part of the...

Q&A With Director of Winemaking Manveer Sandhu

Get to know Manveer Sandhu, our Director of Winemaking! We sat down with Manveer back in 2020 to ask him some questions, and we're sharing that interview with you now: You have a degree in neurobiology. Why were you drawn to winemaking? Had you ever considered an alternate career path in the sciences? When I first studied at UC Davis, I was a...

2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine CompetitionThe SFCWC wine judging took place January 2021. Winners were announced on March 8, 2021. Rack & Riddle is pleased to announce that our premium sparkling wines earned 7 top medals in the following categories: GOLD Rack & RIdle California Brut SILVER Rack & Riddle Sonoma County Blanc de Noirs...

Rack & Riddle’s Director of Winemaking Takes Home 2020 NBBJ Sparkling Winemaker Award

NBBJ Honors Manveer Sandhu at 8th Annual Wine, Spirits and Beer Industry AwardsHealdsburg, Calif. (December 17, 2020) — North Bay Business Journal (NBBJ) virtually hosted its 8th annual Wine, Spirits and Beer Industry Awards on December 8, 2020. Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services is honored to announce that its Director of Winemaking, Manveer...

Beards and Bubbles Bountiful at Harvest Time

"Fear the Beard" Contest 2020Grapes weren't the only thing growing to maturity for 202o's harvest. Rack & Riddle's now annual "Fear the Beard" contest among staff provided some brawny fun among the men on the team. The contest commenced on August 7 (ending October 28) when seven fearless —and beardless — men took on the challenge to...

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