Happenings & Reviews
San Francisco Chronicle 2020 AwardsFeb 15, 2020 by Alisa Steck
We are excited to announce scoring 10 awards at the SF Chronicle 2020 Wine Competition! This year’s competiton was fierce, with 65 judges evaluating nearly 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries. We’re especially honored to have been named ‘Best In Class’ for our 2017 Sierra Foothills Syrah. The ‘Best In Class’ judge; Mike Dunne is a Contributing Wine Columnist for The Sacramento Bee & a seasoned SFCWC wine judge. We’re delighted to share Dunne’s tasting notes as to why the Syrah was chosen for this prestigious award:
Join Us for a Winetastic Dinner, Feb 6Feb 4, 2020 by Dre Vader
Join Vina Moda this Thursday night, February 6th, from 6pm-8pm at Murphys Grille for their Winetastic Dinner series. Enjoy presentations from Vina Moda, highly discounted prices on our featured Award-Winning wines, and a discount on your choice of one of Murphys Grille’s appetizers when ordering one of the featured wines. Our 2017 Barbera and our 2016 Syrah will be the featured wines of the evening! Be sure to check out our suggested food pairings!
24th Annual Presidents' Wine Weekend EventFeb 4, 2020 by Alisa Steck
It’s back! Please join us for the 24th Annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend event on February 15th & 16th 2020, 11:00AM-5:00PM. Swing by Vina Moda to receive complimentary tastings of our 2017 Barbera, 2016 Syrah and 2016 Euphoria. If those yummy wines leave you wanting more, taste 4 additional wines for just $5. (yup, just 5 smackers)! And, if that wasn’t awesome enough, we are also offering a $15. discount on wine purchases of two bottles or more for the weekend.
2019 California State Fair Best of ClassSep 15, 2019 by Dre Vader
We’re so pleased to have received two Best of Class of Region awards in this years California State Fair. Everyone had so much fun. We hope you’ll join us next year. 2016 Phoenix – Gold, Best of Class of Region | 95 2016 Grenache – Gold, Best of Class of Region | 96 2016 Syrah – Silver | 88 2016 Pinot Noir – Silver | 88 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon – Bronze | 87
Taste of Calaveras Best WinerySep 15, 2019 by Dre Vader
Taste of Calaveras gave us “Best Winery” for our participation. 2019 was the 13th Annual Taste of Calaveras Wine Competition. The Taste of Calaveras is a Food, Wine and Art Experience featuring the best that Calaveras has to offer.
Wine Club Gala DinnerSep 15, 2019 by Dre Vader
Celebrate a Decade of Decadence with us! On February 1, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, join Nathan and Dre for an intimate dinner celebrating Vina Moda’s 10th Anniversary in our beloved tasting room. Several gourmet courses created by Chefs Angelo & Marlene Dellanini will be paired perfectly with 6 spectacular wines that have captured our hearts, as well as the attention of prestigious judges from around the world. The wines that will be poured have all won Best of Class over the last decade: