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Rack & Riddle Wins Gold at IWWC

North Coast Blanc De Blancs Awarded We earned Gold and 93pts for our North Coast Blanc De Blancs at the International Women’s Wine Compeition that took place June 11-12, 2019. Over 1,025 wines were entered into the annual competition that was expertly judged by the...

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Gold at The Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Rack & Riddle Wins Gold! Our North Coast Blanc De Blancs won Gold — 95pts at the 7th Annual Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge held April 9-10, 2019. Wines were judged from a field of 1186 entries. Only wines rating 90+ points were awarded gold medals and...

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Winemaking Team Expansion

Major Facilities Expansion Prompts Team Growth in Anticipation of a Bustling Year for Northern California’s Largest Custom Crush Wine Service ProviderRack & Riddle, Sonoma County’s leading custom crush wine service, has recently expanded its winemaking team in...

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Team Member Spotlight

Interview with Penny Gadd-CosterPenny is our Executive Director of Winemaking and has been with Rack & Riddle since its inception in 2007. We recently interviewed Penny to chat about her history with the company, what it means to be a revered winemaker in the...

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Amista Vineyards

Client Spotlight: Amista Vineyards Nearly a decade ago, Amista Vineyards gave Rosé of Syrah to a college winemaking class that wanted to try making bubbly. After tasting a bottle from that project, owners Vicky and Michael Farrow were inspired. When Michael handed...

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2018 World Series Championship Brut Released

Wine by Design Announces the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Championship Sparkling Wine is Now Available for PurchaseHealdsburg, Calif. (November 8, 2018) — The Boston Red Sox have won their fourth championship title in the last 14 years. To commemorate their...

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Sparkling Wine Grapes

Traditional Grape Varietals Vs. Untraditional for Sparkling Wine France set the standard for sparkling wine, establishing the widely-held belief that bubbly should be crafted out of just three stalwart grape varietals — Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. But...

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