October 1, 2018
Apsara Cellars Special Offer

Campesino Cellars Discount for Members

Winery-Direct Discount for DDWA Members.  Buy all available Apsara wines for 15% off, winery-direct, during February. Discounts on Apsara wines available to Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor members. Contact Dan for discount codes and advisement. Not a DDWA Member yet? Join here. Featured Story and Offer Robin Akhurst, owner/winemaker of Apsara Cellars, has a great story. It begins in his homeland Scotland, “somming” in Edinburgh as he figured out what to do with his environmental science degree. Next stop: fine wine retail in London. Then New Zealand, his first stop on an international winemaking tour (and a degree in viticulture and enology). On […]
June 12, 2018
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June 11, 2018
Road Trip on DDWA

“Road Trip” with Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor

Wish you could be a wine-tasting insider? You know, taste wine with the winemakers. Maybe a little barrel tasting. Really get to know the wine that’s in your glass. A little less wine country pomp and circumstance and more about the wine and the vineyard from which it comes. How would you like that? Here’s your chance. Members of Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor are welcome to join me at scheduled winery/winemaker tastings at no cost to you. I often hit the wine road to taste, catch up with friends in the wine business and find new wines to recommend to […]
June 8, 2018
Wine Tasting Events Call Out

Tastings at Napa Valley Wine Academy

I’ve “teamed up” with Napa Valley Wine Academy to present tastings on the first and third Thursdays of each month, starting in August. Education and enjoyment go hand-in-hand in these tastings. They are geared toward both wine-students and the casual, curious wine drinker. We want you to learn a little and definitely have a good time. Tastings are $30/person in advance, and $15 for Members of Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor. Not a member? JOIN HERE. Tastings are limited to 30 guests. Buy in advance to insure your spot. Tickets can be purchased soon at Napa Valley Wine Academy’s Website. CALENDAR […]