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About the Wine Uncensored episode

Hugh Davies of Schramsberg Vineyards will be joining John Sporing, founder of A Life Well Drunk, for a special Valentine’s Day WineUncensored virtual tasting on February 11, 2021 at 6 PM ET.

In the February 11 tasting we will sip and discuss three of his wines, and hopefully give you some inspiration for Valentine’s Day!

  • Blanc de Blancs (375ml)
  • J. Schram Rose (750ml)
  • 2014 J. Davies Cabernet (750ml)

Order wines HERE.

Note, A Life Well Drunk does not receive payment for these virtual tastings, but we do receive sample wines. We continue to do these tastings to help our winery partners during these challenging times.   


We look forward to seeing everyone again soon in person, until then we hope to see you at the tastings, even if you do not have the wines!

Meet the Maker

Schramsberg’s history dates to the 19th century when German immigrant Jacob Schram first made his home and started his winery on Diamond Mountain.

Over one hundred years later Jack and Jamie Davies would restore the Schramsberg estate in 1965. They set out to produce sparkling wine – specifically, “America’s most prestigious, select and admired sparkling wine; chosen for special guests, special gifts, pampering one’s self and expressing one’s taste in unique products.” Through the decades, this spirit of innovation earned Schramsberg and the Davies worldwide praise and recognition.

Schramsberg has also played a role in world history. The Blanc de Blancs was used for President Nixon’s 1972 “Toast to Peace” with China’s Premier Zhou Enlai (see timeline). Schramsberg’s sparkling wines have been served at official State functions by every U.S. Presidential administration since.