October Tasting and Syrah release

Join us on October 17th for our monthly tasting and our Syrah Release.

We will be offering a vertical flight of our award winning 2008 and 2011 Syrahs as well as releasing our new 2013 Syrah and Syrah Reserve. The vertical tasting is $5 for wine club and $15 for non-wine club.

Future events:

We will be open on both Saturday and Sunday for our November tasting. On Sunday we’ll having some yummy Thanksgiving food pairings. Check back soon for more information.

 

 

ZINsational BBQ – Details!

Bottle Jack is having a BBQ and you’re invited!

August 22nd, 12:00-4:00 at the Winery – 1088 La Madrona Dr

We’re celebrating the awards for our 2012 Zinfandel and the release of our 2013 Zinfandel.

Enjoy an amazing assortment of Zinfandel inspired BBQ by the talented chefs of LionFish SupperClub. $25 for Wine Club members / $35 for non-members. Price includes an on-site prepared BBQ buffet, a glass of 2013 Zinfandel, and a friendly atmosphere. Pre-purchased tickets required to attend.

Due to limited space & parking,
please select a time slot to attend with your RSVP.

How to reserve your tickets

Wine Club Members: Please click here to send us an email.

Non-Wine Club Members: Please click here to reserve via PayPal.

Make a Reservation By Phone: Call 831.227.2288

Not a wine-club member? It’s not too late.
Click here to find out how to become a member.

 

Bottle Jack for the Win!

California State Fair announces the 2015 Best of Show wines

Bottle Jack Wines did great at the 2015 California State Fair Wine Competition. John and Katharine recently attended the ceremony and tasting in Sacramento to accept the awards and it was great to be surrounded by so many winning wines.

2012 Zinfandel – Best Micro Red, Best of Class of Region, and Double Gold (98 pts)

2012 Cabernet Sauvgnion – Gold (94 pts)

2011 Syrah – Silver (88 pts)

2012 Firenze Super Tuscan – Silver (90 pts)

2012 Sangiovese – Bronze (87 pts)

Check out John’s interview in the Edible Monterey Bay where he talks about the Zinfandel and offers up food pairing suggestions.

 

Winter Wine Club

This release includes our 2012 Sangiovese, 2012 Zinfandel, and 2011 Syrah. Join us at the February Wine Tasting on Saturday, February 21st from 12:00 – 4:00 where you can taste the current club release wines and others. The details on the tasting can be found below.

We’ll also have some surprise barrel samples at this month’s tasting, so we hope you can make it! Wine Club members get 4 complimentary tastings, so bring some extra friends and family.

If you prefer to switch our selection with different wines just let us know by email, phone, or at the wine tasting. If you can’t make this month’s tasting we will hold the wines for you until you can attend a future event or you can contact us to make arrangements to pick up the wines at a different time.

Your Winter Wine Club includes:

2012 Sangiovese – Central Coast
100% Brunello Clone Sangiovese from a picturesque, 5 acre vineyard in Morgan Hill just below the east side of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Notes of cherry fruit and dried herbs with a nutty finish and crisp acidity.
Click here to view additional notes about our Sangiovese

2012 Zinfandel – Santa Cruz Mountains
Blueberry and blackberry jam with a shake of black pepper and cinnamon.  The grapes were harvested from dry farmed, self-rooted, head-trained vines in the Felton mountains.
Click here to view additional notes about our Zinfandel

2011Syrah – Santa Cruz Mountains
Aged for over two years in French & American Oak Barrels (35% new). Full of intense ripe black plums, blackberry, vanilla, cedar, and crushed black peppercorns.
Click here to view additional notes about our Syrah

Fall Wine Club Release

Join us on Saturday, November 15th from 11:30-4:00 for a tasting at the winery.

This Saturday is our Fall Wine Club Release and Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Weekend. Everyone is welcome.

As always:

  • Tasting flights for $5 per person, refunded with wine purchase or joining the Wine Club.
  • Wine Club Members can pick up previous wine clubs.
  • Wine Club members get 4 Free tastings, so bring some extra friends and family.

Passports are available from the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association for $45 and include tastings to over 40 local wineries. More information on Passport Days can be found at: http://scmwa.com/event/passport-3/

Location

  • Bottle Jack Winery is located at 1088 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, 95060.

For more information call 831.227.2288 or email info@bottlejackwines.com

 

 

 

Firenze Release

Join us on Saturday, September 27th 11:30-4:30 for a tasting at the winery.

We’re excited to be releasing our 2012 Firenze. The newest vintage of our award winning Super Tuscan wine is a blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Teroldego, and Merlot.

If you purchased futures of the Firenze at a previous event stop by to enjoy some tastings and pick up your wines.

Other Upcoming Events

October Sangiovese Release – October 25th – 11:30-4:30

November Passport and Wine Club Pick-up – November 15th – 11:30-4:30

As always:

  • Tasting flights for $5 per person, refunded with wine purchase or joining the Wine Club.
  • Wine Club Members can pick up previous wine clubs.
  • Wine Club members get 4 Free tastings, so bring some extra friends and family.

Location

  • Bottle Jack Winery is located at 1088 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, 95060.

For more information call 831.227.2288 or email info@bottlejackwines.com

Passport Saturday

Join us for the Summer Passport Day, Saturday, July 19th 11:00-3:30. Passport Days are sponsored by the Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrower’s Association and are a great way for wine enthusiasts to visit small local wineries, like Bottle Jack, that aren’t typically open to the public.

We’ll be tasting some of our newest releases, including our popular 2012 Zinfandel as well as some barrel samples with Winemaker John.

Passports are available from the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association for $45 and include tastings to over 40 local wineries. More information on Passport Days can be found at the link below.

http://scmwa.com/event/passport-3/

Tastings for Bottle Jack Winery only will be offered for $5 each & Wine Club Members will get 4 complimentary tastings as always.