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Silver Oak

Updated: Jan 12

Key Info

  • Iconic. Cult Status. American Wine Institution.

  • Established in 1972.

  • A standard of California Cabernet.

  • One of the top selling wines people order at restaurants.

  • Most people think Napa Valley when they hear Silver Oak.

  • Silver Oak does make famous Napa Valley Cab.

  • It’s important to note that…

  • a 1977 Silver Oak, ALEXANDER VALLEY CAB, came out BEFORE the winery ever produced a Napa cabernet.

  • Alexander Valley wine makes up the MAJORITY of Silver Oak’s 103,000 case production.

  • As of 2018, Silver Oak has a new state-of-the-art winery property on the outskirts of Healdsburg.

  • Located in Alexander Valley.

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  • Open daily from 9:00am-5:00pm.

  • Walk-in tastings ok.

  • Tasting fee is $20 per person for three pours.

  • $10 (of the tasting fee) can be applied towards wine purchase.

  • Make an appointment for a $40 seated tasting of four cabs.

  • Also be sure to checkout the:

  • Food & Wine Pairing Tour

  • The Private Tour and Tasting

  • The Silver Tour and Taste

  • All offer an in depth tasting experience.

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  • Silver Oak Cabs are food friendly and drinkable upon release.

  • I went home with my first over $100 bottle of wine!

  • The 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet blew me away.

  • Wines range from $80-$160+

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You May Not Know

  • Most high-end California wineries use FRENCH OAK barrels.

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