Tag Archives: Screaming Eagle

• Wine Tasting at Tam O’Shanter: March 3rd. Be there!

Wine Tasting at Tam O’Shanter: March 3rd. Be there!

Tam O’Shanter Wine Tasting News from Brien McNally the Tam’s Awesome Wine Manager “On March 3rd at 3:00pm we will be featuring Pinots from around the world and I have selected some interesting wines for us to enjoy. The first wine is from the Tarras Vineyard on the South Island of New Zealand. The region […]

• Death to the “Cult” & Birth of the Domestic First Growth

Death to the “Cult” & Birth of the Domestic First Growth

One of the more interesting aspects of the domestic wine world over the last fifteen years has been the phenomenon of the “cult” winery. You can count the true “cult” wineries on two hands.  Denoted by critical success, reputation, limited volume, inelastic demand with wait lists, and profitable aftermarket value, you can almost name them […]

• Record Auction Prices for Napa & Sonoma Cult Wines

Record Auction Prices for Napa & Sonoma Cult Wines

Number of the day $7,170 That was the winning bid for six bottles of Harlan Estate‘s 1997 Napa Valley Cabernet at a wine auction last fall in Chicago. California “cult” wines like Harlan and Screaming Eagle are drawing record prices, helping drive up the Liv-ex fine-wine index 36 percent in 2010. This is attracting more […]

• Former Screaming Eagle owner buys vineyard in South Africa

Former Screaming Eagle owner buys vineyard in South Africa

A high-powered American whose California winery used to sell wine for around R8 000 a bottle has bought Mulderbosch, an estate in the prime Koelenhof area of Stellenbosch, for an undisclosed sum. He is just one of a number of wealthy foreigners who are moving into the Cape winelands in a big way. American Charles […]

• Mulderbosch Vineyards Sold to Terroir Capital U.S. Investment Group

Mulderbosch Vineyards Sold to Terroir Capital U.S. Investment Group

Former Screaming Eagle co-owner’s Terroir Capital buys leading South Africa producer. California-based Terroir Capital, an investment group founded by former Screaming Eagle co-owner Charles Banks, has entered into an agreement to purchase Mulderbosch, a leading white wine producer in South Africa’s Stellenbosch region. It’s the second purchase of a South African winery by Terroir, which […]