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Feb 18, 2020 In: Press Food & Dining

2020 Santa Barbara Wine Auction

We were proud to con­tin­ue sup­port­ing the farm work­ers and their fam­i­lies of San­ta Bar­bara Coun­ty’s wine indus­try, Direct Relief Inter­na­tion­al, and Com­mu­ni­ty Health Cen­ters at the 11th San­ta Bar­bara Wine Auc­tion! As a table host — and pre­vi­ous spon­sor — we loved see­ing how our com­mu­ni­ty can rise togeth­er to help those in need, specif­i­cal­ly when it comes to health­care services. 

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Jan 31, 2020 In: Press

Food & Wine: Best Winter Rosés

Tom and Steve Beck­men, the own­er and winemaker/​general man­ag­er, both say Rosé is their favorite wine and the wine they grav­i­tate towards no mat­ter the set­ting. Gen­er­al­ly speak­ing, how­ev­er, more Rosé is con­sumed dur­ing warmer months than dur­ing the win­ter, which was why we were so pleas­ant­ly sur­prised for our 2018 PMV Grenache Rosé to be includ­ed in Ray Isle’s lat­est arti­cle in Food & Wine mag­a­zine, 10 Pink Wines That Are Per­fect for Win­ter Nights.

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Jan 7, 2020 In: Press

Robb Report: 20 Stellar Wines Under $100 — and 5 Secrets for How to Find Them

At the the end of 2019 and begin­ning of 2020, Amer­i­can wine buy­ers were seri­ous­ly con­cerned that a 100% tar­iff on wines from the Euro­pean Union would cre­ate a major shift in the US wine indus­try. Winophiles knew this would affect their abil­i­ty to pur­chase and enjoy Euro­pean wines on a day to day basis. So, Sara Schnei­der, writer for the Robb Report, put togeth­er a list of incred­i­ble Amer­i­can wines that can hold their weight against clas­sic Euro­pean wines. We were so incred­i­bly hap­py to find our 2017 PMV Block Six Syrah includ­ed in this list!

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Nov 15, 2019 In: Press

Forbes: Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Top Biodynamic Wines

We’ve always rec­om­mend­ed gift­ing wine dur­ing the hol­i­day sea­son. Who would­n’t want to unwrap a bot­tle from a hard-to-find pro­duc­er, or try a new vari­etal or style you’ve nev­er tast­ed before? Bet­ter yet, what if the win­ery was cer­ti­fied bio­dy­nam­ic and you were able to enlight­en the receiv­er to the most nat­ur­al way of farm­ing in the world? A great wine like this is impres­sive to receive as a gift, plus you know the receiv­er will be cre­at­ing won­der­ful mem­o­ries as they savor the bot­tle’s contents.

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Stolpman Estate Vineyard

Sep 10, 2019 In: Press

Decanter: Ballard Canyon AVA and must try wines

Decanter is one of the old­est and most promi­nent wine pub­li­ca­tions in the world. Since they are based in the UK, it is not often our wines or vine­yards are fea­tured in their arti­cles. Thus, we were ecsta­t­ic to find not only one but three of our wines includ­ed in their recent piece Bal­lard Canyon AVA and must try wines”, writ­ten by Matthew Luczy.

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Beckmen vineyards daily tour

Aug 25, 2019 In: Press

Visit California Highlights Beckmen as #1 Winery Experience

There are over 3,600 winer­ies in the state of Cal­i­for­nia. Nar­row­ing that num­ber down to a few winer­ies you can vis­it on one wine coun­try week­end get­away is a tough deci­sion, espe­cial­ly when you con­sid­er the vast array of wine vari­etals and styles pro­duced across the state. Thank­ful­ly, our friends over at Vis­it Cal­i­for­nia cre­at­ed a list of 14 Amaz­ing Cal­i­for­nia Win­ery Expe­ri­ences… and we are list­ed as the #1 choice!

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Jul 9, 2019 In: Press

Celebrate the coming of Slow Food Nations to Colorado with some slow wine”

We were excit­ed to hear that Rich Mau­ro of the Col­orado Springs Gazette includ­ed our wines as his top Slow Wine rec­om­men­da­tions to drink in prepa­ra­tion of Slow Food Nation, Slow Wine’s high­ly antic­i­pat­ed trav­el­ling food­ie fes­ti­val, hit­ting Den­ver this July. 

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Forbes rose

Jul 3, 2019 In: Press

Forbes: American Rosé: Pink, Patriotic and Pleasing

Our 2018 Purisi­ma Moun­tain Vine­yard Grenache Rosé was just select­ed as a top Cal­i­forn­ian Rosé in the Forbes arti­cle, Amer­i­can Rosé: Pink, Patri­ot­ic and Pleas­ing! We are proud to say we have been mak­ing our Grenache Rosé since 1995 and that it plays an inte­gral part of our portfolio.

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Jun 28, 2019 In: Press

Allison Levine, Please The Palate: Beckmen’s biodynamic farming in Santa Barbara County

Dive deep­er into our bio­dy­nam­ic farm­ing phi­los­o­phy and see reviews of our lat­est wine releas­es as you read Alli­son Levine’s lat­est arti­cle in the Napa Val­ley Register.

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