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Introducing
"New" Rose Wine



Blushing and Floral

Blooming with flavor and ready for picking, our elegant and refreshing rosé will brighten up any occasion.


Rosé

Our Rosé comes from vineyards along California's alluring coastline where the sun-drenched days slowly ripen our grapes and cool nights ensure a bright, crisp wine. Elegant flavors of watermelon, strawberry and white nectarine lead to a silky texture and a refreshing finish. Serve with prosciutto wrapped melon, an arugula salad or just as a delightful complement to a warm, sunny day.


Our Story

Cupcake Vineyards

Where warm days give way to cool nights, and grapes hang on the vines slowly soaking in the sun, there's no better way to celebrate the small moments of joy, every day. Inspired by the indulgent treat that evokes joy and anticipation, Cupcake Vineyards offers an extensive portfolio of finely-crafted wines to help you celebrate your everyday moments of joy.


Our winemaker, Jessica Tomei,




explores vineyards all over the world – including in our backyard, California's Central Coast – to source some of the best grapes possible for Cupcake wines.

After introducing a small selection of fruit-forward, creamy wines in 2008, we've grown our portfolio to include a wide variety of delicious red, white, rosé and sparkling wines. From California classics to favorites from some of the world's preeminent grape-growing regions, our wines all share a balanced style that makes it easy for you to switch from one Cupcake wine to the next, celebrating the small moments of joy.

Cheers!

 

EVENTS

Cupcake at Coachella 2017

Cupcake Vineyards was thrilled to be a part of Coachella again this year! We had tons of fun at the festival, listening to amazing music and sharing our classic varietals and our fun remixed cocktails. We hope you enjoy this quick roundup
of our adventures!



Recipe
Maple Pecan Brie

Nothing beats savory and sweet–your cheese board will never be the same.

Prep

1 round brie cheese
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp brown sugar
½ tsp cinnamon
½ cup chopped pecans
blackberries and rosemary for garnish
Cupcake Vineyards Red Velvet

Make

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place brie on small baking sheet & bake for approx. 15 min. until soft.

2. Remove and let cool.

3. In a small saucepan over low heat, warm the maple syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon.

4. Stir until sugar dissolves,
then stir in the pecans.

5. Pour over brie, garnish with rosemary and blackberries.

6. Serve immediately with Cupcake Vineyards Wine.

Cheers & Bon Appetit

 

Visit Cupcake Website and explore
their bestselling varietals.


 





Ravage is designed to push
your sensory
limits to the edge. 


"Ravage is wine
inspired by
My thirst for life."




Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE NOTES

The 2015 vintage came in fast and early with loose clusters and small berries ripening rapidly in the heat. Solid canopies and low tonnage helped flavors come into balance, which resulted in concentrated wines that showed true Cabernet Sauvignon varietal characteristics.

WINEMAKER NOTES

Our flavors are dark, rich, and audacious. Dark berries layered with luscious vanilla and mocha to round out the palate. The tannins are soft enough to add balance, while giving structure and depth.

WINEMAKING

Aged 100% in new French oak
Blend: 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Zinfandel, 3% Syrah, 1% other reds
Alc: 13.5%

 

 

DARK RED BLEND

VINTAGE NOTES

The 2014 growing season resulted in a rich and flavorful harvest. Ideal weather conditions led to hearty vines and a strong fruit set. Below-average yields resulted, making for very nice concentration of flavors.

WINEMAKER NOTES

This fruit-forward, deep red blend is well balanced with layers of dark cocoa, rich mocha, and vanilla bean notes.

WINEMAKING

Aged 100% in new French oak
Blend: 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Petite Sirah, 16% Syrah, 11% Merlot, 3% Zinfandel, 2% other reds
Alc: 13.5%



Dark Red Blend Review:

Plums, black cherry, leather and espresso with solid body and a nice, moderate density. Initial flavors layer with cedar and developed dark fruit into the finish which also adds a scent of toast.
Fantastic at the price point!


"Ravage is wine
inspired by
My thirst for life."

 

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(Click on Ravage Logo Below)




Push
your sensory
limits to the edge. 




Enticing aromas. Black Box.
'NEW" ROSE

California

ROSÉ

Enticing aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry, watermelon and crisp white peach. Black Box Wines Rosé is light, refreshing and suitably fruit-forward, leading to a distinctively
dry finish.

Available in a 3L Box or
500mL Go-Pack.

So many reasons. All of them
smart ones.



50 GOLD MEDALS NATIONWIDE

In 2003, Black Box Wines redefined the wine category by becoming the first U.S. brand to offer premium, appellation-specific, vintage-dated boxed wines. Since then our expanding repertoire has earned more than 50 gold medals in wine competitions nationwide, yet still costs 40% less than comparable bottled wines.

 

Quality

Stays Fresh
For Six Weeks
After Opening


Simply keep reds on your counter, whites in the fridge, and pour a glass of premium Black Box Wine whenever you want, without fear of wasting a half-full bottle.


Portability. Very convenient.

(4) Four Bottles Of
Wine In One
Elegant Box

Don't let its convenient, compact size fool you—each 3-liter Black Box contains the equivalent of 4 bottles. Black Box Wines 500-milliliter Go-Packs contain 3 glasses and tuck perfectly in a backpack or cooler.


Eco-Friendly


1/2 The Carbon
Footprint Of
Glass Bottles

Requiring far less energy to produce and transport, Black Box Wines have a significantly smaller carbon footprint than bottled wines and, because they're fully recyclable, help yield 85% less packaging waste.


Opening Black Box Wines

1.

Lay box flat with box directions facing you. Press in the perforated circle (Tab A) and remove.

2.

Lift the perforated flap (Tab B). Pull out the spout and slide it into the circle cutaway.

3.

Push the flap (Tab B) down to lock the spout in place.

4.

Remove foil pull tab from the spout opening and stand the box upright.

5.

To pour, place glass under spout and press the button.

6.

Store in a cool dry place at room temperature. Once opened refrigeration is not required.



Storage Tips

Black Box Wines don't need to be refrigerated after opening because they stay fresh at room temperature. However, we do recommend refrigerating our white wines so they're always chilled and ready to serve. Ideally, reds should be kept someplace cool, away from direct sunlight. Before opening, all boxed wines can be stored either upright or on their sides. After opening, keep them upright or lay them down with the spout facing up.


Let's Watch The Movie

 

Think outside the bottle.

Pick up Black Box wine and
give it a try.
So delicious!

A chilled glass of wine is a gift
from the gods.

Cheers!

 

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