Sottomarino Winery New Release Event in Lake County

Sottomarino Winery New Release Event in Lake County

Lake County Wine Studio - 9505 Main St, Upper Lake, CA 95485 - (707) 275-8030

Friday, September 6th - 5p-8p and Saturday, September 7th - 4p-7p

Sottomarino Winery will be pouring its new releases of Lake County Wines specially paired with selected appetizers by Fresh & Bangin' of Lakeport. Come taste Sottomarino Winery's new 2015 Sangiovese, 2015 Primitivo, 2015 Aglianico, and 2015 Sopraffino (Super Tuscan Blend). Sottomarino Winery is the newest winery from award-winning winemaker Bryan Kane (Howell Mountain Vineyards and Sol Rouge Vineyards & Winery), who was one of less than two dozen US winemakers named Top 100 Winemakers of the World by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Like many of Mr. Kane's wineries, Sottomarino seems to be on a roll with all of their wines to date scoring at least 90+ points by a major wine reviewer. In addition to the wine, artist Karen Whittington will be displaying her latest works of art. Tasting cost is $15 at the door and $12.50 for Wine Club Members. RSVP for a Free Bonus Pour of one of winemaker Bryan Kane's specially selected wines. See EventBrite for more details

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Sottomarino Late Summer New Release & Wine Club Pickup Party - Sun Aug 25

Sottomarino Late Summer New Release & Wine Club Pickup Party

Sunday, August 25th - 12:00pm-5:00pm

Sottomarino Winery Tasting Room, 400 California Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94130

Join us for the Late Summer Sottomarino New Release and Wine Club Pick Up Party on Sunday, August 25th from 12p-5p. Taste the newest release of Sottomarino's sold out Muscat Canelli as well as our first release of our new Italian Rose wine! After a long waited period, the new 2018 Muscat Canelli will FINALLY be released. This off-dry, semi-sweet wine is the perfect palate cleanser for a nice warm summer day. Not to be out-done, Sottomarino is also releasing another perfect summer wine -- its first Rose! Made from both Sangiovese and Primotivo grapes, this dry Rose exhibits old world characteristics with the acid and structure to accompany Italian food.

RSVP for a free taste of our new release wines with the purchase of a wine tasting and receive $5 off our new release wines at our release event! See EventBrite for more details.

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2014 Sottomarino Sangiovese receives a 91 point rating from Wine Enthusiast Magazine

We are “on a roll” here at Sottomarino Winery with our eighth wine in a row receiving a 90+ point rating from Wine Enthusiast Magazine, making Sottomarino Winery one of the highest rated Italian varietal based wineries in America! In July, Wine Enthusiast released its rating on our popular Sangiovese, awarding the 2014 vintage a 91 point rating. See details below:

2014 Sottomarino Sangiovese - 91 points

Lake County - $29.00 Retail

“Strong cedar, earth and rosemary aromas meet red- and black-cherry flavors that are focused, concentrated and lingering. This is a muscular, bold wine with an appealing wildland character, firm tannins and good acidity. Best now to 2024.”

For complete details, see Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s website at

Wine Enthusiast Magazine

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Sottomarino Winery Scores Big at the 2019 American Fine Wine Competition

Sottomarino Winery dominated the Italian Wine Categories at the American Fine Wine Competition. The American Fine Wine Competition, which began in 2007, has become the most influential wine invitational in the country. The competition is only open to top wineries in the US by invitation only. The wines are judged by an award-winning panel of judges including wine columnist Monty Preiser and world-renowned sommelier Chris Sawyer.

In 2019, Sottomarino Winery was awarded medals for all four of its wines that were submitted and received a Double Gold Medal for its 2014 Primitivo. Below are the complete ratings on the wines:

2014 Sottomarino Primitivo - 93 points

2014 Sottomarino Aglianico - 92 points

2014 Sottomarino Sopraffino (Super Tuscan Blend) - 90 points

2014 Sottomarino Sangiovese - 89 points

Sottomarino Winery is proud to have received some of the highest ratings of all Italian varietal based wineries in the competition. For complete results, see

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2014 Sottomarino Primitivo received a 90 point rating from Wine Enthusiast Magazine

We seem to be on a role! With the 2014 Vintage, this marks the 7 straight wines receiving a 90+ point rating from one of the Big 3 (Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast & Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate). In fact, all of our wines to date from the inception of Sottomarino Winery have received a 90+ point rating. Come get this wine while it’s still in stock or order it on our website today.

Sottomarino 2014 Primitivo (Lake County)


Ripe and concentrated black-fruit flavors give this full-bodied wine a good sense of depth, while firm tannins make it grippy on the palate. It's big and bold, ready to pair with rich indulgent dishes.

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