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In The Press

As we continue on our journey, we meet amazing writers and bloggers every day! Check in here to read what they have to say. You'll also find wine reviews, magazine articles, and other fun news featuring Patland Estate Vineyards. 

St. Helena Star

The Best Napa Valley Wines of 2016

For the longest time, cabernet sauvignon has been the “king of the hill” in the Napa Valley. The Star/NVV panelists had the opportunity to taste the most expensive cabernets, ranging from $85 to $325... Read More

The California Wine Club 

California Small Wineries Stretch Their Wings

"Further south, in the mountains above Napa, Patland Estate Vineyards' 2014 Chardonnay beautifully expresses a beautiful place, namely, a Tuscan Idyll among the hills. It enchanged Henry and Olga Patland when..." Read More

Connoisseur's Guide to California Wine

Syrah Review Issue - March 1st, 2017

"Varietal precision is the strong suit of this solidly structured and exceptionally well-crafted Syrah, and, if less flashy and lavish than some, it is a muscular and measured wine of striking substance and depth. It marries blackberries and currants with a full dose of spice and sports sweetening touches of..." Read More

Ilona Thompson

PALATEXPOSURE - October 31st, 2016

Millions of tourists take in the idyllic splendor of Napa Valley each year. And seldom is the visitor who does not fantasize about becoming a winery owner. Yet the reality is stark. As the local joke, oft repeated has it: “If you want to make a million in the wine business, start out with three.” Read More

Jancis Robinson

Napa Valley Cabernets - September 16th, 2016

The following year, 2013, began to show the effects of the California drought, with still-ample yields but a bit more concentration in the berries and more structure to the wines as a result. In 2013, warm and dry conditions in the spring led to early budbreak and good fruit set that resulted in elevated crop levels. Read More

Wine Imbiber 

Stars of Napa Valley 2016 - March 9th, 2016

Napa Valley is one of the most prestigious wine areas of the world. Does it deserve that status? The answer is an emphatic “yes”, and we were pleased to... Read More

Steve Heimoff Wine Blog

Ten Napa Valley Wineries That Should Be Better Known - August 20th, 2013

Patland Estate. Winemaker Jay Buoncristiani [ex-Hess Collection] crafts rich Cabs, Syrahs and Malbecs from the winery’s estate vineyard and from purchased grapes, notably the Stagecoach Vineyard, which straddles the Atlas Peak AVA... Read More

Wine Imbiber 

Stars of Cabernet 2011 - March 29th, 2012

It was a great opportunity to spend some time over a very nice meal to hear from representatives of a few top Cab producers and discuss their wines and industry trends with them and some sommeliers and other media folks... Read More

Two Master Wine Club

Winery Profile - May 4th, 2011

Henry Patland is an emigree from the Soviet Union.   So when I say I met Henry at the CIA, visions of espionage and international intrigue must be dancing through your head... Read More

Napa Valley Register

Abundance of Lipsmacking Treats at Premiere Napa Valley - March 4th, 2011

Fruit for Premiere newcomers Henry and Olga Patland’s lot also came from Stagecoach Vineyard. And here’s consulting winemaker Jay Buoncristiani showing the exceptional layers of cherry, chocolate and cassis evident in this big but elegant wine. Dense with persistent ripe fruit from entry to finish... Read More

Ferrari Owners Group Magazine

he pastoral splendor of Napa Valley’s expansive vistas attracts over 4.5 million visitors annually. The uniquely relaxed aura, rustic-luxe hotels, Michelin- starred restaurants and cult wineries surely bring vibrant warmth to all who make the journey... Read More

Purely Domestic Wine Report

This is a special weekend in Napa Valley. The Winter Barrel Auction, Premiere Napa Valley as well as Meadowood Wine Writers Symposium are in full swing and I have missed the first couple days of activities not because I am sick or out of the country. No, it is solely because I am working on the assembly of what you are reading... Read More