the press

Here I share with you the latest news on Clarice Wines from the wine press. While opinions vary among wine consumers and producers alike over the value of third party endorsements, I view it a bit differently.  I’ve come to know many of the wine writers over the years, not as omniscient arbiters of what is good or bad, but as fellow wine lovers who share a common appreciation for the earnest effort to craft something memorable.

  • Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

    “This is a brand new project from Siduri winemaker and Pinotphile, Adam Lee. A small-but-beautiful project that folds a passion for Pinot into an online community concept, these tank sample sneak previews of the first releases blew me away. Definitely wines to watch!”

    94-96 Points 2016 Clarice Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

    93-95 Points 2016 Clarice Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

    93-95 Points 2016 Clarice Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

  • Robb Report

    “With a new wine company, a seasoned California winemaker is offering community, education, and outstanding Pinot Noirs.”

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  • Daily Chronicle

    “Legacy is on Adam Lee’s mind as he looks to become a disruptor in the wine world.”

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  • The Washington Post

    “Traditional winemaking, untraditional marketing. A delicious blend.”

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  • Prince of Pinot

    “Clarice Family Program is an expansion of consumer involvement and education and a sensible step in that direction.”

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  • Santa Barbara Independent

    “His sales plans…are particularly revolutionary.”

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  • Norm Roby

    “So, if you share my interest in a wine club that has it all, except the attitude, look no further. The answer is a new winery named Clarice….”

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  • The Cork Dorks Radio Show

    I recently spent almost an hour with The Cork Dorks Radio Program talking about Clarice Wine Company and enjoying some barrel samples of the Pinot Noirs. I hope you take the time to listen to it and enjoy the show as much as I enjoyed recording it. Read More

  • California Winery Advisor

    “Clarice Family Program is not a mailing list; it is not a wine club; it is a completely new experience. Think of it as being part of Lee’s extended wine family.”

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  • Edible Monterey Bay

    “He’s experimenting with lots of whole cluster for the first time, adding decisive mid-palate structure and length. Incredible power for such youth.”

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  • Terroirist

    “California winemaker Adam Lee’s next chapter is just beginning. And things are looking good.”

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