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03 December 2018

New Products from Esser® Vineyards

We have much to share with our new offerings coming to you and your teams within the next few weeks and early 2019. We will be releasing two new and exciting products within our Esser® Wines line-up. [continued… ]

WineLibrary review of our 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

21 August 2018

Highlights for Concorso on Saturday, August 25th

Concorso Italianao

Mitja Borkert (Head of Design at Lamborghini),?Egidio Reali (CEO and founder of MR Collection Models), Emanuele Bomboi (Director Designer for the ATS GT), Cesare Gasparri Zezza (automotive journalist and direct descendant of Vincenzo Florio) and Valentino Balboni (legendary test-driver at Lamborghini) will be the celebrities on stage this year… [continued… ]

21 August 2018

Last Call For CI Club

Last Call For CI Club

CI Club?Members enjoy the best Concorso Italiano has to offer. Located in the center of Concorso actions with the best views of the festivities, CI Club is the choice for our distinguished guests.

The compelling features for each member include:

  • Entrance into the Friday afternoon Welcome Reception
  • Saturday morning early entrance into the event
  • Saturday morning hot breakfast

Concorso Italiano Welcome Reception (Friday Evening).

This is a great way to preview the event, watch the early placement of the spectacular display cars, mingle with the exhibit car owners, select VIP guests and sponsors in an intimate environment. Watch the final event details unfold at this reception from 3:00 pm ? 5:00 pm which will include premium wine service courtesy of Esser® Vineyards and delicious appetizers… [continued… ].

24 May 2018

2018 CI Club Members Enjoy the Best of Concorso

CI Club Members enjoy the best Concorso Italiano has to offer. Located in the center of Concorso actions with the best views of the festivities… [continued… ]

2018 CI Club Members Enjoy the Best of Concorso

15 March 2018

Appellation Ventures Returns to Prowein

Appellation Ventures returns to the World's number one international trade show for wine and spirits Sunday March 18th-Tuesday, March 20 in Dusseldorf Germany. [ continued… ]

14 June 2017

Appellation Ventures Growth

More exciting growth and additions are happening here within Appellation Ventures. We have officially launched our new and exciting Premium Monterey County Wines Las Palmeras Vineyards [ continued… ]

29 March 2017

93! Gold Medal/Exceptional/Best Buy
2015 Esser® Chardonnay $14.99

In the most recent Tastings competition by the Beverage Testing Institute, Esser® 2015 Chardonnay was celebrated as having Exceptional quality and uncommon value. The wine received a Gold award and a 93 rating and a Best Buy recommendation at suggested retail of $14.99/bottle. [ continued… ]

24 October 2016

The Wine Review: Esser® 2013 Merlot

Today's YouTube video review wine comes to us from California: Esser® 2013 Merlot available at the Winery (and other fine wine stores). [view on ]

25 May 2016

Esser® Wines in the Phillipines

Esser® Wines is proud to announce that our sustainably farmed Esser® Pinot Noir has been selected to be a featured wine at the Conrad Manila luxury hotel. [continued…]

10 March 2016

Esser® Wines in London

Esser® Wines at the CWI London Wine Show. [continued…]

9 March 2016

Esser ® Wines at ProWein

Esser® Wines at the world's largest professional Wine Show: ProWein, Dusseldorf, Germany. [continued…]

9 March 2016

Esser ® Wines in Brussels

Esser® Wines returns to Brussels for the wine tasting at the U.S. Ambassador's Residence. [continued…]


Media Coverage for Esser® Wines in the Netherlands
Great News for Esser® Wines out of Japan
Thanks to All Who Joined Us at the 2015 Taste of the Caribbean
On Canadian News
Gala Dinner will Keep Meals Rolling
2015 California Wine Fair Canadian Tour
2015 Wine Institute of California European Sring Tour
Esser® Wines and the SAQ
Esser® Vineyards Updates
Wine Not: New Grape Resolutions


Esser® Wines & PathPoint at the Grammy Museum
At the Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Wine Enthusiast Reviews
2014 Taste of the Caribbean Winners
Esser® is Going International

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Steve Manley, President/CEO
Appellation Ventures, LLC.

P.O. Box 278780
Sacramento, CA 95827


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