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North Bay Business Journal

Napa Green Certification: What’s It Take For a Winery or Vineyard to Get It?

“The direct costs are minimal,” said Nate Weis, director of winemaking for Silver Oak and Twomey. “But the indirect costs, depending on what is already implemented, can be significant.”

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Napa Valley Register

Napa Vintners Begin to Take a Page From Cutting-edge UC Davis Winery

“(David) Duncan shared a similar sentiment. “What I hope to have follow us,” he said, “is that people will look to Silver Oak and say, ‘Well, they did it. We’ve got to do it better. We’ve got to figure out another way to do it.’”

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Town and Country Magazine

Silver Oak Built the World's First LEED Platinum Winery and Wants to Open Another One

“The Duncan family is building a new winery and tasting room on 70 estate vineyard acres in the Alexander Valley, which will first open for production of the 2017 vintage. ”

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Wine Spectator

California’s Silver Oak Purchases Napa Cult Winery Ovid

“In a deal sealed with a handshake at a kitchen table, the Duncan family buys a brand, a winery and 15 acres of Pritchard Hill vines.”

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San Francisco Chronicle

In Napa Valley Deal, Silver Oak Wwners Purchase Ovid Winery

“The owners of the Napa Valley’s Silver Oak and Twomey wineries have purchased Ovid, an estate vineyard and winery in St. Helena’s Pritchard Hill.”

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Mercury News

Six Sizzling New Cookbooks for Spring

“Winery chef Dominic Orsini’s new book offers a pictorial, culinary journey that ebbs and flows with the grape harvest. The focus is on produce from the winery’s grand gardens, but these dishes will honor your own backyard plot or farmers market, too.”

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Wine Spectator

Silver Oak at the Plate with San Francisco Giants

Silver Oak and Twomey announced a three-year partnership with the Giants, opening a branded bar inside the Oracle suite level.

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Dominic Orsini

DatingAdvice.com: Create Memorable Meals Paired With Food-Friendly Wines

“With the help of Silver Oak Winery Chef Dominic Orsini, couples can get closer to realizing dreams of gourmet picnicking in wine country.”

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Bloomberg: Silver Oak Bets on Barrels

Bloomberg: Silver Oak Bets on Barrels

SCEO David Duncan speaks with David Gura on Bloomberg Markets about Silver Oak's ownership of its own cooperage and the demand for American wine.

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7 Alternative Christmas Trees That Will Make You Rethink Tradition

From Cambridge News: “Ever since Silver Oak Cellars solved their Christmas recycling problem and made a 16 foot tall Christmas tree from 500 wine bottles we've fancied an unusual Christmas tree.”

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Holiday Etched Bottles

Marie Claire: 10 Bottles of Wine That Already Look Like Holiday Gifts

“Featuring designs that say all the charming holiday phrases, these pre-etched limited-edition holiday bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon are pretty much perfect for gifting.”

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USA Today

USA Today: Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday-message bottle of Silver Oak 2012 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Send a message to your friends and family on a pre-etched bottle of Silver Oak 2012 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Wine Spectator

Silver Oak Earns First LEED Platinum Certification for Eco-Friendly Winery

Silver Oak has become the first commercial production winery in the world to earn LEED Platinum certification.

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Goop

A No-Fuss Father’s Day Gift Guide

Club Twomey is listed as a great Father’s Day gift in "goop".

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Conde Nast Traveler

How Auction Napa Valley Attracts Star Chefs

“Early Friday, actress Courteney Cox was rushing past all the stalls offering top-flight vintages to get to her favorite, Silver Oak.”

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CNN Money

David Duncan on CNN Money

President and CEO, David Duncan discusses millennial wine trends and how California wines have grown on the world stage.

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Glamour magazine

In Honor of National Wine Day, Meet 13 Badass Female Winemakers

Twomey Winemaker, Erin Miller, is included on a list of highly successful female winemakers to honor National Wine Day.

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Goop

The Best Off-Registry Wedding Gift Ideas

“When nothing on the registry excites you, a Silver Oak 6 bottle collector makes a great wedding gift any bride and groom will appreciate.”

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Glamour magazine

Advice on Changing the World From 16 Women Who Are Actually Doing It

“Over glasses of Twomey wine and Perrier-Jouët champagne (and pomegranate "mocktails" for those underage), the conversation ranged from Harriet Tubman becoming the new face of the $20 bill to the new challenges women encounter today.”

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DE magazine

What to Drink Now: Exceptional Napa

Twomey Soda Canyon Ranch Merlot is listed as a must try from the 2012 vintage.

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Bloomberg

Twomey's New Take on a Classic Merlot

David Duncan talks about our new 2012 Soda Canyon Ranch Merlot, the first release from our partnership with Jean-Claude Berrouet of Chateau Petrus.

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Forbes

American Winemaker Enlists Legendary Bordeaux Mentor For New Chapter Of California Merlot

Renowned French winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet joined forces with Daniel Baron, on Twomey's Soda Canyon Ranch Merlot.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

A Storied Winery Runs Toward Tech, Reaps the Rewards

How we blend tradition and technology.

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Wine Specatator

Silver Oak Plants Seeds For The Future

CEO David Duncan’s 50-year plan to elevate the wines, innovate in the vineyards and cellars, and solidify the brand's place among the most beloved California fine wines.

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San Jose Mercury

Silverado Pickups: Q&A with Shane Soldinger

Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars President and CEO, David Duncan, is a founding member of the Silverado Pickups, a band made up of vintners looking to make good music while enjoying fine wine.

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Chicago Tribune

What Oak Brings to Your Wine: Tannin, Flavors, Aromas

A look into how oak type and quality influence wine.

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Haute Magazine

8 Haute Red Wines You Should Buy Right Now

Great red wines worth drinking right now.

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Wine.com

Silver Oak Cellars and Its Mastery of the Wine Universe

Wilfred Wong shares his impression of Silver Oak’s 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and tells of the traditional Release Day event to celebrate the new release.

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Time Out

Valentine’s Day ideas for her: gifts for women under $100

TimeOut Chicago suggest gifting an etched bottle of Silver Oak to your Valentine.

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Business Insider

Here Are The Best Wine And Cocktail Pairings For Every Course

Sam Dangremond of Business Insider gives his recommendations on food and wine or cocktail pairings.

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Men's Fitness

Gift Guide 2014: Great Gifts for the Foodie Girlfriend

Twomey 2012 Pinot Noir is the suggested wine gift for your foodie girlfriend.

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CNBC

Wine-ing about the economy is the new indicator: Pro

David Duncan gives insight into the wine industry and discusses the "Cabernet Index" as an economic indicator.

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Fox News

David Duncan's Twomey helping to spark a revival in merlot

Tracy Byrnes sees Twomey leading the revival of Merlot, "Sure #lifeisacabernet, I agree. But open your mind and try a merlot again. You’ll be so happy you did."

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Bloomberg

Silver Oak Cellars Unveils California's New Wine

President and CEO David Duncan discusses the impact of California's drought on wineries and the demand for wine in the US market.

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Saveur

Drink This Now: Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon and Twomey Merlot

Saveur's Betsy Andrews sat down with our Director of Winemaking, Daniel Baron, to review the 2009 vintage of Silver Oak's Napa Valley Cabernet and Twomey's Soda Canyon Vineyard Merlot.

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The Drinks Business

New Winemakers for Silver Oak and Twomey

The Drinks Business broke the story on our two future Winemakers for Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars; Nate Weis and Erin Miller.

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The Daily Meal

Alexander Valley: Home of Stellar Cabernet Sauvignon

The Daily Meal profiled their favorite wineries of the Alexander Valley including Silver Oak.

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Style Bistro

You Complete Me: Candice Kumai's Clean, Green Serum

In a Q&A with celebrity chef and food writer Candice Kumai, she lists Silver Oak and Twomey as two of her favorite things.

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Town and Country

8 Tips for Throwing a Great BYO Party

Silver Oak made a cameo at the welcome party for Town & Country's new wine writer Jay McInerney.

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ELLE Magazine

Travel: Eat. Drink. Repeat. Your Ultimate Wine Country Escape.

ELLE.com ran a feature on where to travel, eat and drink for the ultimate wine country escape and chose Silver Oak as their personal favorite pick.

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Bloomberg

Napa’s Keller, Kostow Feed Guests at Record Wine Auction

Bloomberg was on hand to wrap up their coverage of Auction Napa Valley 2014 with co-chair and Silver Oak CEO, David Duncan and family.

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Press Democrat

Wine and Song

Sonoma's Press Democrat gave a rundown preview of Auction Napa Valley while profiling its co-chairs David Duncan of Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars and his partner Jeff Gargiuolo of Gargiulo Vineyards. The two bonded not only over their love of winemaking, but also music making.

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Haute Living

The Heart of the Valley: David Duncan

Leading up to their coverage of Auction Napa Valley 2014, Haute Living provided this great profile on our CEO, David Duncan and shared this history of the Napa Valley's greatest philanthropy.

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Huffington Post

The Pied Piper of Napa

Grammy award winning musician David Pack recently released his newest album along with some help from his wine industry friends including our President, David Duncan.

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The Daily Meal

Valentine's Day Drink Gift Guide

The Daily Meal is helping the ladies out with Valentine's gift ideas for the men in their lives and have recommended our 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Cosmopolitan

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas from Cosmopolitan

"Don't you want to get fancy? The 2009 Alexander Valley Cabernet from Silver Oak tastes amazing-it's elegant and floral (and) will take your already awesome dinner over-the-top in the best way."

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Bloomberg Businessweek

California Pinots to Beat Blockbusters

Twomey's Pinot Noir program is restoring author John Mariani's faith in California Pinot producers.

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US Airways Magazine

U.S. Airways Magazine

Silver Oak is a must-stop according to U.S. Airway's in-flight magazine.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

The one requirement to any custom Wine Cellar? According to cellar builders, Joseph and Curtis, it's Silver Oak Cabernet.

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The Drinks Business

Twomey 2013 Merlot May Be California’s Best

“Twomey’s Soda Canyon single vineyard may have produced the best Merlot California has ever seen in 2013.”

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Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated

Peyton Manning gives his retiring teammates cases of the stuff—and when it comes to anything football-related, it's best to trust Peyton's instincts." - Sports Illustrated

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Forbes

Forbes Profiles the Silver Oak Cellaring Program

“For 41 years, California's Silver Oak winery has done just one thing, and done it very, very well – they make Cabernet Sauvignon, excellent Cabernet Sauvignon, and nothing but Cabernet Sauvignon.”

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post interviews CEO David Duncan

Our CEO, David Duncan, was interviewed by the Huffington Post on the rise of the American wine drinker, California's place in the global wine market, and his personal favorite local hot spots.

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Business Insider

Here's What Happens When Wine And Geeks Mix

Silver Oak has always prided itself on taking risks and mixing traditional winemakingtechniques with emerging technology. Winemaker, Daniel Baron, discusses the adoption of vine sensors developed by Oakland-based Fruition Sciences in Silver Oak and Twomey's vineyards.

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Cosmopolitan

How to Survive Wedding Season

Cosmo suggests that an etched bottle of Silver Oak would make a great wedding gift in their guide on "How to Survive Wedding Season".

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Interview Magazine

Interview Magazine

Enjoy this great profile on our Winemaker, Daniel Baron in Interview Magazine by author Alexandria Symonds.

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JJ Buckley

JJ Buckley

Chuck Hayward of JJ Buckley wrote an amazing historical profile on Silver Oak.

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Orange Coast Magazine

Orange Coast Magazine named our Twomey 2011 Russian River Pinot Noir as their "Must Try Wine of the Week".

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The Boom and Bust of Wine with Silver Oak C.E.O. David Duncan

Our C.E.O. David Duncan swung by Bloomberg TV's "Market Makers" to discuss the current state of the wine industry and the rise of American wine consumption.

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David Duncan and Josh Wesson

Silver Oak CEO David R. Duncan on CBS This Morning

David Duncan discusses the surge in American wine-buying and the best wines for Summer alongside award-winning somellier and author Josh Wesson.

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Forbes magazine

Silver Oak's Library Wine Program Profiled in Forbes

“Well-aged and carefully stored wines are rare and typically quite expensive. Most wineries put a little aside, but Silver Oak has long kept a deep selection of past vintages available for in-store purchase at the winery, online or by phone.”

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Wine Enthusiast

Silver Oak 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

“It's easy to see why Silver Oak remains so popular with the restaurant crowd. It's made in a more restrained style than many other Napa Cabs. There's plenty of berry and currant fruit as well as oak, but it's accompanied by tobacco and herbs that give the wine an earthiness.”

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Wine and Spirits

2010 Twomey Anderson Valley Pinot Noir - “Year's Best Pinot Noir”

“This wine's charm is immensely apparent in its pure scents of roses and wild strawberries. It's an elegant, harmonious pinot noir, the fruit clean, bright and savory, gripped by fine, earthen tannins.”

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American Wine Society

Twomey takes first place in the American Wine Society's 2012 National Tasting Project

Our 2009 Twomey Russian River Valley Pinot Noir took first place in The American Wine Society's National Tasting Project.

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Wine and Spirits

Silver Oak 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

“Like a savory claret pumped up on performance-enhancing California climate, this is nuanced and relatively austere for all its bold, plumy fruit. The supple richness of tannins lends it textural finesse, the quality of Silver Oak that may be most responsible for its legend.”

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Wine Enthusiast

Silver Oak 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

“This lovely wine shows the soft tannins and herbaceousness you often find in Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignons. That dried herb taste accompanies blackberry and black currant fruit. It's classic Silver Oak, dry and elegant. Drink now – 2016.”

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Twomey Praised by New York Times

The New York Times' Eric Asimov said “(Twomey's) 2009 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir was one of our favorites, bigger and softer but with both finesse and intensity.”

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Prince of Pinot

The Prince of Pinot Praises Our 2009 Pinot Noirs

William "Rusty" Gaffney, M.D., also known as the “Prince of Pinot”, is the creator and writer for PinotFile calls our 2009 Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir is “a love letter from heaven.”

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Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley Register Tastes Our New 2009 Pinot Noirs

L. Pierce Carson with the Napa Valley Register sat down with our Pinot Noir Winemaker Ben Cane and Director of Winemaking Daniel Baron to talk about Twomey and taste our four 2009 Pinot Noirs.

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