The wait is over... The Award Winning 2009 AuburnJames Bella Vista Block 1&4 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is released today at noon! Click HERE to see the story on Danville Patch.
In addition to this Cab Shootout Winner, don't overlook the two other releases happening today!
2009 North Coast Petit Verdot - Ledgewood Vineyard
2010 Napa Valley Chardonnay - Bella Vista Vineyard
All three are spectacular wines! Cheers!
ATTENTION WINE CLUB MEMBERS!
Our Wine Club Pick Up Event set for Wednesday, March 20th, 2013. SAVE THE SHIPPING! Come into the Tasting Room on Hartz Avenue in Danville between Noon and 9:00pm on WEDNESDAY to pick up your first Club shipment of 2013. Taste the Award Winning 2009 Block 1&4 Cab, our 2009 North Coast Petit Verdot, and our 2010 Bella Vista Napa Chardonnay! Sample new menu items as Chris Estes plays LIVE acoustic from 5:30pm to Close!
The 2009 AuburnJames Bella Vista Block 1&4 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was chosen #1 at the 7th Annual California Cab Shootout Challenge on Treasure Island! Each of more than 200 participants voted with their palate at Saturday's blind tasting of the 35 top panel selected shootout wines... the result was that BOTH men and women voters selected our AuburnJames Block 1&4 Cab as their TOP wine from the entire field of entries. We are honored and humbled by this wonderful result.
This wine will be released to our Wine Club (Club Info Here) in early March 2013 and what remains of the limited 204 case production will be released for sale to the public on March 20th.
Click HERE for the detailed results of the 2013 Cab Shootout Challenge. Congrats Jim!
2012 California Cabernet Shootout Results are in... Three GOLDS for AuburnJames including one of the events top rated Cabs! Over 320 wines entered and AuburnJames scored:
GOLD - 2009 Bella Vista Block #1 / #4 Cabernet Sauvignon (Club Release 2/2013) (204 Cases Produced)
GOLD - 2008 Napa Valley Artist Series Meritage ($85/bottle) (125 Cases Produced)
GOLD - 2009 Bella Vista Block #2 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($75/bottle) (206 Cases Produced)
Click HERE for more information about the 2012 Cab Shootout. Well done Jim!
AuburnJames Winery selects Axios Mobile Assets Corporation for logistics trial program. Click HERE to read more about this efficiency and sustainability program initiated by AuburnJames.
AuburnJames winemaker, Jim Frost featured on KQED Bay Area Bites. Click HERE to read Andrea Kissack's blog.
AuburnJames Celebrates its 1st Anniversary on Hartz Avenue in Danville, CA. Matt Ospeck & Jim Frost have been making wine together since 2005, but only last May was the Tasting Room & Fine Art Gallery opened in Danville. Expect a week of celebration and specials!
AuburnJames 2008 Block 4 Bella Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon brings home GOLD MEDAL from Texas!!! Complete results from the 28th Annual Dallas Morning News / TexSom International Wine Competition will be posted in March. Click Here to view complete results as they are posted. Congratulations Jim & Matt!
Napa Valley, $75/bottle (150 cases produced)
2011 California Cabernet Shootout Results are in... 92 pts for AuburnJames 2008 Block 4 Bella Vista Cabernet Sauvignon. Napa Valley, $75/bottle (150 cases produced)
Shootout Tasting Notes: Toast, brown sugar, raspberry, red currant, wet autumn leaves… layered with hints cedar in the glass. Black cherry and vanilla on the palate. Everything is proportional and in the right place. Balanced and complex.
It appears that about 280 wines were rated in this competition... Out of 100 pts posible, only 17 wines scored 92 pts or higher with the highest at 94. WAY TO GO JIM!
AuburnJames featured in 86 Degrees Magazine. Click Here for online story.
Danville DishCrawl kicks off at AuburnJames at 6:00pm. Tickets are sold out for this event. Future events are planned, Click Here.
Livermore Patch features AuburnJames Tasting Room on WINE WEDNESDAYS. view here.
Stop in the Danville Tasting Room TODAY thru May 19th and take the AUBURNJAMES SYRAH CHALLENGE... A glass of each AuburnJames 2009 Syrah for only $12. We are gathering Danville's opinion of the 2009 Napa Valley Syrah & the 2009 Livermore Valley Syrah... Your vote will help crown the 2009 AJ Syrah Champion! CHEERS!
The 7th Annual California Cab Shootout Challenge on takes place Treasure Island from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. AuburnJames winemaker, Jim Frost will speak on the panel discussing Bordeaux wines and their California counterparts. Good Luck AuburnJames as the 2009 Bella Vista Block 1&4 Cabernet is one of 35 wines vying for the crown of Shootout Challenge Winner!
The AuburnJames "Artist Series" WINE CLUB RELEASE event will be held at the Danville Tasting Room & Gallery on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Club Members and special guests are welcome by Invitation only. Please RSVP HERE. Taste & see our passion for wine and art all rolled into one bottle!
Wine Club Event! Club Members can pick-up club wine at the tasting room in Danville from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. Come in and taste the New Releases Today, 2009 Bella Vista Block #2 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and 2009 La Cerezas Napa Valley Malbec.
Tickets for the 31st Annual Livermore Harvest Festival (11:00am to 5:00pm Sunday and Monday of Labor Day Weekend) are available at the tasting room for $55 (save $10). AuburnJames will be pouring 6 wines at the Concannon shuttle stop on Sunday. Come out and enjoy our '08 & '09 Bella Vista Chardonnay, '09 North Coast Viognier, '06 & '09 Livermore Valley Syrah, and '08 North Coast Cab Franc... Click HERE for more information from the Livermore Winegrowers. Cheers!
Danville Art & Wine Stroll 6pm to 9pm on Hartz Ave! More information at www.ShopDanvilleFirst.com
Hot Summer Nights Car Show on Hartz Ave. 4pm to 9pm! Come down to taste some latest AJ Releases while you look at some classic cars!
Discover Danville Fine Arts Faire. 10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Over 30,000 people are expected for the Fair this year! Click HERE for more information. AuburnJames will be showcasing our artists in the gallery while offering a special pairing of wine & cheese for the event!
Simply Delicious Danville 10am to 3pm. Come experience 7 Danville Restaurants, 1 Chocolate Shop, and 1 Winery... A LOCAL culinary experience for foodies & wine lovers!
Click HERE for more information & Tickets. (Only a limited number of tickets for this event at $48)
AuburnJames will be pouring a special wine pairing with 3 artisan cheeses. Experience a demonstration on wine tasting with our winemaker, Jim Frost. And enjoy several live demonstrations by our artists in residence, Linda Nearon and Robin Purcell.
Danville Doggie Night from 5pm to 8pm on Hartz Avenue. Bring your dog downtown! Most merchants will have treats for you and your best friend! Click HERE for more information.
Discover Danville Wine & Chocolate Stroll Hartz Ave. 6pm to 9pm. Click HERE for more information. AuburnJames will ALSO be pouring our 2008 Napa Valley Dessert Cabernet with truffles infused with same at Danville Chocolates on Prospect Street.
Anniversary Event at the Danville Tasting Room!!! Join us for our 1 year anniversary at 321 Hartz Avenue. We will be celebrating from 5pm to 9:30pm. Live music with Jon Williams. Many toasts & raffle door prizes... Meet Franc 2008! Thank You Danville!
The Spring White Sale begins ONLINE for our Wine Club Members and our faithful Mailing List Community. Sale continues through April 4, 2012.
Our Living Social / Amazon Local Voucher Redemption will be extended from March 17th to June 15th, 2012. Please come in and redeem your vouchers!
LEAP DAY TODAY! Specials at the tasting room today. Two Cab Only Flights for $29 and/or buy a case of Napa Cab and get 15% off any art in the gallery!
Happy Valentines Day! Come into the Tasting Room Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday this week for our Valentines Special: 2 Flights and 4 artisan cheese selections to share for just $25. Then, buy a bottle of AJ Red wine to take with you for your dinner reservation and we will discount that bottle up to $15 to cover the corkage! (One corkage per Valentines Special please.)
RELEASE of 2009 Diablo Rosso. AuburnJames "Red Devil" is a wonderful locally grown red blend from the foothills of Mt. Diablo...Only 74 cases produced! $60/bottle
RELEASE of 2009 Livermore Valley Syrah...Only 346 cases produced! $36/bottle (2009 AuburnJames Livermore Syrah now pouring at The Winemaker's Pourhouse in Livermore!)
RELEASE of 2008 Bella Vista Block #1 Cabernet Sauvignon...If you like the '08 Block #4, you will LOVE the Block #1! Only 172 cases produced! $75/bottle
Holiday Sale begins today at the Danville Tasting Room and runs through 12/24/2011. Case Specials at once a year prices!
Wine Club Tasting Room Pick Up! TODAY between 3pm and 9pm, Wine Club Members are invited to stop in an pick up their remaining club release from 2011. Thank you for supporting our club!
Annual Danville Tree Lighting Ceremony & Festivities... Wine tasting and also Hot Cocoa and Cider with Live Music from 5pm to Close.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Tasting Room will be closed today. See you tomorrow at the Tree Lighting!
Wine Club Gift... Join the AuburnJames Wine Club or Buy $50 of NapaStyle items between November 19 - 27, 2001 at the Danville Tasting Room and receive a NapaStyle Leather 2 Bottle Wine Bag!
Danville Holiday Shopping Event. 5pm to 9pm tonight in Danville. Live music and wine tasting to kick off the Holiday Shopping Season.
RELEASE of 2009 Napa Valley Syrah...Only 199 cases produced! $40/bottle
Danville Fall Craft Festival 10am to 5pm BOTH DAYS... AuburnJames will be open early! Also...Bring the kids by for Safe Trick-Or-Treat...Look for the ORANGE SIGN at all local Danville Merchants.
Harvest Wine Maker Dinner in the Private room tonight! SOLD OUT. Our next dinner will be the new Holiday Pairing Menu starting mid-November after this year's Crush! Call Stacey to book at 925.984.2138.
Harvest Wine Maker Dinner in the Private room tonight! SOLD OUT.
Danville Dishcrawl kicks off at AuburnJames tonight at 6:30pm... Click Here for Tickets!
RELEASE of 2008 Napa Valley Bella Vista Cabernet Sauvignon Block #4...Only 150 cases produced!
Stella & Dot Showcase Event. Have a glass of wine and try on some fabulous, celebrity-coveted jewelry and see many of the new Soho Handbags. 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
2011 Harvest Winemaker's Dinner 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Contact Stacey for reservations to our NEXT dinner! info@AuburnJames.com (October dinner dates are the 5th and 19th) To download the latest wine/food pairing menu click here.
AUBURNJAMES GRAND OPENING EVENT (Note: Date has changed from 09.15.2011) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 321 Hartz Avenue Tasting Room with Danville's Mayor, Karen Stepper! 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Ceremony at 5:30pm)
2011 Harvest Winemaker's Dinner 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Contact Stacey for reservations to our NEXT dinner! info@AuburnJames.com (September dinner dates are the 7th and 20th) To download the latest wine/food pairing menu click here.
Labor Day Weekend - 30th Annual Harvest Wine Celebration (Sunday & Monday) Noon to 5:00pm each day throughout Livermore Wine Country. AuburnJames will be pouring again under the canopy at Concannon Winery in Livermore. Live Music. Tickets on sale at the Danville Tasting Room. For more info click here.
Discover Danville Art & Wine Stroll. Come in and sample AuburnJames' new releases and take home original art from local ADAS and nationally known artists! LIVE MUSIC by Jon Williams 6:00pm to Close. SF GIANTS Ticket Drawing at 9:00pm! Get an entry to the drawing for each bottle of AuburnJames you purchase during the stroll! TWO tickets to the Tuesday, Sept. 30th game at 7:15pm vs Chicago Cubs.
Hot Summer Nights in Danville! Chris Lebel will once again be playing his guitar in the tasting room from 6pm to close...Come down and enjoy the cars, the music, and have a glass of AuburnJames wine!
Danville Thursday Night Street Festival
Shop Local, Dine Local, Play Local!
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
3 Live Bands with One Main Stage at Diablo Blvd.,
Wine Club Wednesdays through August. Today club members receive 50% off flights and glasses of wine! Join the wine club in the tasting room today and get a complimentary bottle of 2009 Bella Vista Chardonnay OR a Complimentary flight for you and your guest!
Winemaker's Dinner for AuburnJames Club Members, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. SOLD OUT Contact Stacey for reservations to our NEXT dinner! info@AuburnJames.com
Stacey's Flight makes its appearance on the tasting menu...2008 North Coast Pinot Noir 2007 North Coast Cabernet Franc 2007 Bella Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Napa Valley Cabernet Dessert Wine ...Plus an AuburnJames truffle!
Hot Summer Nights in Danville! Chris Lebel will be playing in the tasting room from 6pm to close...Come down and enjoy the cars, the music, and have a glass of AuburnJames wine!
SUMMER SERENADE! Danville Thursday Night Street Festival
Shop Local, Dine Local, Play Local!
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
3 Live Bands with One Main Stage at Diablo Blvd.,
headlining... John Wayne Zink's Rock n Roll Project
AuburnJames will be open from 8:00am to Noon on the 4th of July. Come downtown, enjoy the parade, and stop in the tasting room for a complimentary tasting of the 2009 Bella Vista Chardonnay! Take home a bottle for your afternoon BBQ!
AuburnJames formally launches its partnership with NapaStyle! Enjoy the convenience of shopping NapaStyle closer to home...right here in Danville! Stop in the tasting room and pick up a beautiful handcrafted leather wine bag at 20% discount with an in store NapaStyle purchase. Offer good through July 5, 2011! View .pdf of email offer.
AuburnJames continues live acoustic music from local musicians on Thursday evenings 6:00pm to Close...Stop by and enjoy!
AuburnJames pours the newly released 2009 Bella Vista Napa Valley Chardonnay at the Danville Tasting Room. Website availability is scheduled for 6.20.2011.
AuburnJames opens Tasting Room & Gallery
321 Hartz Avenue. Suite #1
Danville, CA 94526
Club members and friends experience Bottling Day at the Winery!
AuburnJames to offer an array of Danville Chocolates including The AuburnJames Cabernet Dessert Wine Truffle. Stop by the Tasting Room and try a perfectly paired wine flight with chocolate!
AuburnJames and NapaStyle partner to promote California wine culture and wine country living in Danville. Stop by the Tasting Room & Gallery to peruse or purchase the latest Napa Style prepared foods, gifts, and furniture.
AuburnJames Tasting Room & Gallery to showcase works of art from members of the Alamo Danville Artists Society. Founded in 1977, as a non-profit organization, ADAS provides monetary contribution in support of art programs in the San Ramon Valley School District. Come to the AuburnJames gallery at 321 Hartz Avenue and support our ADAS artists!