It’s A Beautiful Family Affair … Brown Estate

At Brown Estate, winemaking is a family affair! However, instead of handing down winemaking traditions … the kids started this winery’s label. Sip a fabulous family story in this week’s Wine & Spirits blog.

Inside Wine World from a Winemaker’s Perspective – Chuck McKahn

To most of us the world of wine making is foreign and bordering on exotic, isn’t it? In this week’s blog, we share what we have learned from one of CKJY Exports’ favorite winemakers, Chuck McKahn. Recently, he took the time to share with us more on inside wine world from a winemaker’s perspective. Learning […]

Can A Twist of Fate Lead a Family to a Wine Legacy? Yes! – Wooden Valley Winery’s Story

Oddly enough, this Suisun Valley winery’s tale has roots in Oakland, California. That is where Mario and Lena Lanza met and fell in love in 1934. Interestingly both their families came from the small northern Italian town of Silvano De Orba. They were married three years later. Mario worked for the Oakland Scavenger Company until […]