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Jan 5, 2021

Big Hands is Back!

We are excit­ed to announce that we are bring­ing back our val­ue label Big Hands this year with the release of the 2018 Big Hands San­ta Bar­bara Grenache. It has been five years since we have released a wine under our val­ue dri­ven label Big Hands. The most obvi­ous ques­tion is why haven’t any of these wines been pro­duced? To under­stand the answer to that ques­tion, we must first explain how our wines are crafted.

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Beckmen wine flight

Dec 21, 2020

Announcing Virtual Custom Wine Tastings

After receiv­ing great feed­back on our Zoom Futures tast­ings, we have decid­ed to con­tin­ue with an expand­ed vir­tu­al tast­ing pro­gram year-round. While we can­not 100% repli­cate the expe­ri­ence of vis­it­ing our prop­er­ty in Los Olivos, we have designed a per­son­al­ly curat­ed tast­ing pro­gram that brings the images of our vine­yards and win­ery into your home.

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Futures sample bottle

Sep 1, 2020

Futures Begins: Experience our Futures Program at Home

Every fall for the last decade and a half, we have opened our cel­lar doors for a rare oppor­tu­ni­ty to taste a lim­it­ed selec­tion of our small pro­duc­tion red wines still aging in oak bar­rels dur­ing our annu­al Futures pro­gram. Due to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, we have decid­ed to change the Futures tast­ing pro­gram. This year, the six Futures wines will be avail­able in a tast­ing kit which can be deliv­ered to the 35 states where we cur­rent­ly ship.

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Beckmen wine searcher blog

Aug 29, 2020

PMV Syrah Included as One of America’s Best Value Wines

Wine-Searcher just released an arti­cle includ­ing our 2017 Purisi­ma Moun­tain Vine­yard Syrah as one of the best val­ue wines in Amer­i­ca! Our wine was the only wine list­ed that was craft­ed from 100% cer­ti­fied bio­dy­nam­ic grapes, and at only $36 a bot­tle, we could­n’t agree more with their recommendation. 

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Aug 7, 2020

Antonio Galloni’s August 2020 Vinous Ratings

Wine jour­nal­ist and crit­ic Anto­nio Gal­loni, of the online pub­li­ca­tion Vinous, rates and reviews a selec­tion of our new releas­es dur­ing his annu­al trip to San­ta Bar­bara wine country.

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Aug 4, 2020

Jeb Dunnuck’s 2020 Santa Barbara County Tasting

Col­orado based wine writer Jeb Dun­nuck tastes a selec­tion of our new releas­es dur­ing his annu­al wine tast­ing in San­ta Bar­bara County.

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Jul 3, 2020

Tasting Room Reopening

We are very excit­ed to announce the reopen­ing of our tast­ing room on July 10, 2020! In order to pro­vide a safe and excel­lent expe­ri­ence, we will be accept­ing cus­tomers by reser­va­tion only and ask­ing guests to fol­low our tast­ing room and gaze­bo rules while vis­it­ing our estate. 

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Beckmen 1 NGREDIENT inagural release

Jun 1, 2020

Inaugural Release of 1NGREDIENT

1NGREDIENT wine rep­re­sents an evo­lu­tion that com­bines our past 25+ years of wine­grow­ing and wine­mak­ing knowl­edge with our pas­sion for the Bio­dy­nam­ic farm­ing prin­ci­ples. As its name implies, 1NGREDIENT is wine made from one ingre­di­ent, Bio­dy­nam­i­cal­ly cer­ti­fied wine grapes. Because there are no addi­tives or preser­v­a­tives uti­lized, this is our first wine which can be clas­si­fied as a nat­ur­al” wine in most circles.

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