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Cupcake Vineyards

Cupcake Vineyards
Soledad
USA
http://www.cupcakevineyard.com/
Cupcake Vineyards wines were introduced nationally in 2008 from California’s Central Coast and represented a finely crafted, fruit-forward, indulgent and eminently approachable style of wine. The inaugural release included Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Since then, Adam has used his global wine making experience and relationships around the world to add seven international wines to the Cupcake lineup, including such renowned regions as Marlborough New Zealand; Mendoza Argentina; Italy’s Prosecco, Trentino and Asti regions; Barossa Valley, Australia; and Germany’s Mosel.

Cupcake Vineyards winery is located in Soledad, California, where warm days give way to cool nights as the fog rolls in off of the Pacific Ocean. It is this cooling influence that slows the growing process, increasing the time the grapes “hang” on the vine and thereby allowing the grapes to mature a little slower than in hotter regions. Slow growth and cool weather leads to a more balanced level of acids and sugars, thereby adding to the complexity and structure of the wines of the Central Coast. This region is poised to become one of the newest and most exciting viticultural opportunities in the coming years.

This slow pace continues in the cellar where the winemaking team takes the time to craft wines that are complex, rewarding and handmade. Gentle pressing, cool fermentation, malolactic fermentation and long barrel aging in small barriques allow them to elevate the wines so that they are rich, creamy and downright delicious. Winemaker, Adam Richardson has since added a few additional wines from other cool climate regions to augment Cupcake Vineyards portfolio and match up with additional cupcake profiles, such as Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand and Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina.

To this day, Cupcake Vineyards encourages everyone to “Live Deliciously.”


As International Wine Director for Underdog Wine & Spirits and Head of Winemaking for Cupcake Vineyards, native Australian Adam Richardson has been making wine around the world for more than a dozen years. Based in California, Adam travels throughout the year to some of the planet’s most prized wine growing regions, collaborating with winemakers in Argentina, Australia, Italy and New Zealand to craft the Underdog Wine & Spirits’ international portfolio of fine wines.

Winemaker: Adam Richardson

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Cupcake Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc - 2013
Cupcake Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc - 2013

Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand

83/100
LCBO: 368795  Check Stock
BC: 846766  Check Stock
Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2009
Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2009

California, United States

87/100

$14.95

LCBO: 230821  Check Stock
BC: 143776  3177 in stock
SAQ: 11372791  Check Stock
ANBL: 628  1249 in stock
Cupcake Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Cupcake Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Central Coast, California, United States

88/100

$14.95

Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2012
Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay 2012

California, United States

$14.95

LCBO: 230821  Check Stock
BC: 143776  3177 in stock
SAQ: 11372791  Check Stock
ANBL: 628  1249 in stock
Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Red Velvet 2012

$15.45

LCBO: 260851  Check Stock
BC: 158196  2741 in stock
ANBL: 2259  872 in stock
Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
LCBO: 307975  Check Stock
BC: 744375  2622 in stock
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Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Chardonnay 2012
Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Chardonnay 2012

California/Californie, United States

$15.45

LCBO: 230821  Check Stock
BC: 143776  3177 in stock
SAQ: 11372791  Check Stock
ANBL: 628  1249 in stock
Cupcake Vineyards Red Velvet - Cupcake

$15.45

BC: 158196  2741 in stock
ANBL: 2259  872 in stock
Cupcake Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon - Cupcake 2012
BC: 744375  2622 in stock
SAQ: 11372811  Check Stock
Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Red Velvet
Cupcake Vineyards Cupcake Red Velvet

California, United States

$15.45

LCBO: 260851  Check Stock
BC: 158196  2741 in stock
ANBL: 2259  872 in stock
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