by clicking submit you
verify that you are
21 years of age or older.
South Africa’s Western Cape can be called both the oldest wine region of the New World and the newest wine region of the Old World. Capensis skillfully combines these two facets — the oldest and the newest — of Western Cape winemaking. It embodies the unparalleled quality that comes from old, gnarled vines planted in some of the oldest soils in the world, and it represents the young energy of a new generation of winemakers determined to make world-class wines with state-of-the-art techniques.
Capensis, meaning “from the Cape,” is a leader in bringing South Africa to the forefront as a world-class Chardonnay producer. The commitment to Chardonnay comes from the belief that the truly great vineyard sites around the world are revealed by only a few noble grape varieties.
South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope has long been known as ideal for grape growing. This winemaking history dates back more than three centuries, to the 1600s, when the vineyards supplied wine to Dutch East India Company ships en route to India. In the 1700s and early 1800s, South Africa was known for its Muscat-based Constantia dessert wines, which were coveted throughout Europe. Then came the late 1800s, when the root louse phylloxera obliterated South Africa’s vineyards, as it did vineyards elsewhere in the world. Unfortunately, the sites often were replanted with high-production, low-quality grape varieties.
With the end of apartheid in 1994 and the opening of the world export market, South Africa’s remarkable wine-growing potential slowly became better known outside the country. To realize this potential, viticulturists began researching and selecting the best grape varieties for each site’s soils and mesoclimate. In the search for the best Chardonnay sites, the focus of Capensis has been on the Stellenbosch, Overberg, and Robertson regions in the Western Cape. Philosophically, Capensis is not limited to these regions—the only limitation is the quality of the individual vineyard site.
The versatile Marula Tree has had many uses over thousands of years: the fruits and nuts as food, the wood for carving, the bark as dye. These deciduous trees are either male or female. The Venda people believed that if a woman consumed an infusion of bark from a male tree, she would give birth to a boy, and if an infusion from a female tree, a girl.
The configuration of the Zulu shield was chosen for the shape of the Capensis label because the shield represents the strength and nobility of South Africa’s historic Zulu and remains an important symbol to this day.
The winemaking team gently guides the wine through fermentation and barrel aging. Immediately after hand harvesting, whole clusters are pressed in an enclosed membrane press. After the juice is allowed to settle for 24 to 36 hours, it is inoculated with selected yeast strains and fermented in small French oak barrels or at 65°F in stainless steel tanks. For the 2016 vintage, 40 percent was fermented in new French oak, with the balance in neutral oak. All the wine is aged on the lees and is hand-stirred monthly throughout 10 months of aging to soften the texture. Winemaker Graham Weerts is
a fervent believer that lees incorporation is a key component to creating Chardonnay with integrity and with the ability to age. The percentage of Capensis Chardonnay that completes malolactic fermentation depends on the vintage and vineyard characteristics, with the average being 30 to 50 percent for the finished wine. Partial malolactic fermentation adds complexity and rounds some acids. However, these vineyards have such ripe acidity — without tart, green apple character — that the wines are naturally balanced regardless of the level. Gentle fining is used for most lots.
Western Cape, South Africa
40% of blend aged 10 months in 100% French oak, 40% new
Lemon zest, bergamot, stargazer lily, white truffle, shell & vanilla bean
Meyer lemon, tree fruits & saline with luscious texture and a balanced bright acidity
Capensis wines are offered in 3-bottle sets.
81338B94-5817-41CC-8E59-904A8F683724 / 3-bottle set
To receive more information about Capensis,
Join our mailing list
The Capensis estate vineyard, Fijnbosch, was named after the Dutch settlers’ term for the natural vegetation in the area—meaning “fine bush” or “fine woods.” The nearly 20 acres of Chardonnay are planted in clay soils on the high-elevation, steep terrain of the Groot Drakenstein mountains in the Banghoek Valley.
In the late 1980s, when certified Chardonnay clones become available in South Africa, the high-elevation Fijnbosch Vineyard was established in Stellenbosch. The granitic and sandstone soils offer good drainage for deep rooting, yet the clay content is high enough to provide water retention. Cool-favoring varieties, like Chardonnay, develop best when planted on sites at high elevations and in close proximity to the ocean. The Jackson family acquired the property in December 2014, after being extremely pleased with its contribution to the first two vintages of Capensis, 2013 and 2014.
The Fijnbosch Vineyard fruit brings refinement, structure and acidity to Capensis and lends pronounced citrus notes. This is the heart and soul of the wine, making up about half of the blend. This vineyard, which has very little irrigation, ripens from the mid- to late season.
1,729 feet / 527 meters
12 to 15 years
Spur pruned and vertical shoot positioning
Kaaimansgat, meaning “crocodile’s lair,” is the oldest, most isolated, and highest-elevation vineyard site in the Capensis blend. The erosion around the vines has revealed that many grow on their own rootstock, rather than having been grafted. Because this dry-farmed vineyard is exposed to extreme weather, even snow, the vines bud out late in the spring and are the last to be harvested, just before the rains.
The small crop, which struggles to ripen before winter sets in, gives intense minerality, purity of focus, and fine-textured length to the finish of Capensis Chardonnay.
kaya· MANS· got
2,484 feet / 757 meters
Sprawl system, spur pruned
Rooted in blistered limestone soil, the 16 rows of vines in the E. Bruwer vineyard produce grapes that contribute rich texture to Capensis Chardonnay, as well as abundant notes of peach and other orchard fruits.
Because the site is warmer than either Kaaimansgat or Fijnbosch, this vineyard is the first of the three to achieve maturity. The vines are trained in a method typically referred to as single cordon sprawl, which suits the site, and are primarily budded to Clone 95.
ee· BREW· er
571 feet / 174 meters
Limestone (very rare in South Africa)
Sprawl system, spur pruned
“It’s spiritual to come back to the place of one’s birth. South Africa is in the blood and marrow of my soul. I am drawn back to the Western Cape by the strong motivation to put my birthplace on the forefront of the world of wine. I believe in the potential of South Africa.”
Graham Weerts is a Cape Town native, where he spent his childhood and the early part of his winemaking career. It was almost inevitable that Graham would pursue winemaking. It’s a career that draws upon his agricultural heritage and his love of the outdoors, while also offering creative outlets and an intellectual challenge. To him, no other product that humans make offers the complexities and artistic value of wine. It unites people of all cultures. As Graham likes to say, “few wars were started over a great bottle of wine.”
Graham began his career working harvests in South Africa, later moving from the vineyards into the winery as a cellar hand. His stint as a cellar rat secured him the post of assistant winemaker at Mulderbosch Vineyards, where he assisted with the production of their iconic Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc. Graham then spent a season working for Chateau de Terrefort-Quancard in Bordeaux. In that time, he earned his degree in viticulture, wine science and pomology from the Elsenburg Agricultural College in Stellenbosch in 1996.
In 1999, Graham found himself in California’s Sonoma County, working harvest at Vérité. After that season, he returned to South Africa where he worked as a winemaker for a few smaller wineries before joining Bellingham Winery. By 2004, he made his way back to California to become winemaker for Stonestreet in Alexander Valley. In 2014, Lisa Valtenbergs took over winemaking at Stonestreet. Graham now oversees winemaking operations for several wineries within the Jackson Family Wines portfolio, including Arrowood, Stonestreet, Freemark Abbey and Matanzas Creek.
Capensis represents a return to Graham’s South African roots.
Capensis is a joint venture between two longtime friends, Antony Beck and Barbara Banke.
Antony serves as Director of Graham Beck Wines, founded by his father in 1983. In 2006 Beck and his wife, Angela, established Angela Estate in Willamette Valley, Oregon, which includes two estate vineyards, Angela Estate and Abbott Claim, and is focused on Pinot Noir.
Chairman and proprietor of Jackson Family Wines, Barbara has spent the last two decades leading the company she co-founded with her late husband of 25 years, wine visionary Jess Jackson. Barbara takes a passionate hands-on role in the development and promotion of the Jackson Family Wine estates, as well as new projects and vineyard acquisitions.
Last Updated: November 2017
Our Site may also contain links to social media platforms, and you may be given the choice of connecting to one or more social media platforms from this Site. If you choose to do so, then depending upon your social media privacy settings, the personal information that you post, transmit, or otherwise make available on the social media platform may be viewed and/or used by others and we will have no control over such viewing and use. We do not control and are not responsible for any use of your information by or through any of the social media platforms. By linking to any social media platform, you will be assuming the risk that the information you provide on that platform may be viewed and/or used by third parties for any purposes and agree that we have no control or responsibility for such third party viewing and uses.
Information that We Collect from You
We may collect certain personally identifiable information (“personal information” or “personal data”) from you, such as:
How We May Use Your Information
We may use the personal data described above to process your requests and wine club orders; communicate with you about our products, services, offers, events and promotions, and offer you products and services we believe may be of interest to you; contact you if we have not heard from you in a while; allow you to send a message to a friend (by using this functionality, you are telling us that you are entitled to use and provide us with your friend’s name and email address); to participate in sweepstakes, contests or similar promotions (some of these activities may be subject to additional rules, which you should read carefully). We may also use non-personal or other information to analyze trends and enhance our communications strategies with you; to improve the quality of our online guest services; and to show our ads on other websites and services based on information collected about your use of the Site and based on your particular interests (as inferred from your online activity), as described further below in Online Advertising and Tracking.
We may also use this information for system administration to diagnose problems with our servers and software or to administer our site.
How We May Disclose Your Information
In certain cases, we may disclose your personal data to third parties under limited circumstances if we conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of our Winery, our customers, or the public (including but not limited to actions taken to prevent fraud). We do not sell your personal data to mass marketers.
We may also contract with other companies and individuals to perform certain functions and services, including processing, storing, tracking, and organizing information on our behalf. These third party service providers may have access to your personal data to perform their functions and to provide services to us.
In some cases we may partner with other companies, affiliates, clients, data vendors and third parties that we’ve carefully chosen to enhance your customer experience, usually through co-branded partnerships, sweepstakes, contests, and wine club experiences. In such cases you may need to opt in with those third-party partners to enable them to market their or other selected third parties’ products and services to you. You will have an opportunity to opt-out of those communications by unsubscribing from any third party communications you do not wish to receive subject to those third parties’ privacy policies. We may also use non-personal data from these third parties pursuant to their own privacy policies.
We may aggregate your personal data so that the aggregated information does not personally identify you or anyone else. If we combine any non-personal information with personal information, the combined information will be treated by us as personal information as long as it is combined. We may collect, use, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose.
Finally, please note that if you specifically consent to additional uses of your personal data, we may use your personal data in a manner consistent with that consent.
Online Advertising and Tracking
We may ourselves, or we may use third-party advertising networks and work with companies that collect information about your online activities to provide advertising targeted to suit your interests and preferences. For example, you may see certain ads on this Site or other websites because we partner with Google and other similar companies to target our ads based on information we or they have collected, including information that was collected through automated means (such as cookies and web beacons). This form of advertising is based on anonymous information and not on any personal data. As a result, we and our vendor know your interests, but cannot personally identify you in connection with the delivery of that specific ad.
Not Directed to Individuals Under the Legal Drinking Age
Our Site is not intended for people under the legal drinking age of 21. We do not seek or knowingly collect any personal information from or about individuals under the age of 21. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personal information from an individual under the legal drinking age, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to locate and delete such information from our database.
We take appropriate organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure or is ever completely secure or error-free. Please note that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any user name or password you use. We retain your personal data, if provided by you through the Site, for as long as your inquiry is active (as determined by us) and for a reasonable time thereafter, or if applicable, for as long as you remain on our marketing list. Even if we delete some or all of your personal data, we may continue to retain and use aggregate, anonymous data previously collected and/or anonymize and aggregate your personal information.
To Opt-Out or Change Your Personal Information
To opt out of receiving electronic marketing communications from us, you may (1) follow the “unsubscribe” instructions contained in any emails you receive, (2) send a blank email with “unsubscribe” in the subject line, to firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address you would like removed, or (3) send us a request at the address in the Contact Us section below. We will endeavor to comply with all requests as soon as reasonably practicable.
As noted above, you may opt-out of or restrict the placement of cookies on your device or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. Please note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective on many mobile devices. However, on many mobile devices, application users may opt out of certain mobile ads via their device settings.
You may also opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests by editing or opting out of such networks’ program, usually located on their site. For example, you can opt out of receiving targeted as on Google by visiting https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads. Please note that by opting out, you will continue to see generic advertising that is not tailored to your specific interests and activities. To be clear, whether you are using our opt-out or an online industry opt-out, these cookie-based opt-outs must be performed on each device and browser that you wish to have opted-out. For example, if you have opted out on your device browser, that opt-out will not be effective on your mobile device. To exercise your choices with respect to targeted advertising and tracking on your mobile device, we recommend you explore your options to reset, limit or turn off your advertising ID on each of your particular devices.
You may also view, update or change information that you have provided to us. If you have an account with us, go to the My Account page on the Site and access your account using your log-in and password. Any changes you make on your account profile page through the Sites will be reflected on that same Site (however, it may not be reflected on other sites that we or our affiliated brands operate). Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information, entitlement to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information, and the ability to have it amended as is appropriate.
To help us maintain the accuracy of your information, you may also submit updated personal information to us as set out in the Contact Us section below. In your request, please make clear what information you would like to have changed.
California Do Not Track Disclosures
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84 give California residents the right to ask us for a notice describing the categories of personal information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Upon request, we will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the names and addresses of third parties with which it has been shared. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request using the contact information set forth below. Please allow 30 days for a response. If your request is received by a different method, please allow 150 days for a response. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year.
Updates to this Policy
Our Site is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Site, you authorize the export of your information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy. You understand that data stored in the USA may be subject to lawful requests by the courts or law enforcement authorities in the USA.
Last Updated: November 2017
To use the Site, you must be 21 years of age or older, the legal drinking age in the United States. If you are not of legal drinking age, please exit this Site immediately.
By accessing and using the Site and its features, you represent and warrant that (a) all information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 21 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Site and its features does not violate any applicable law, rule or regulation.
Copyright, Trademarks & Other Intellectual Property Rights
The content of this Site, including without limitation, any designs, logos, text, images, audio and video materials, software, graphics, and all copyrights, trademarks, services marks, trade names, logo and other intellectual property or proprietary rights contained therein is owned by us and/or licensed by us from third parties (the “Proprietary Material”). The Proprietary Material is protected under the laws of the United States and other nations around the world, and under international treaties – in particular under copyright and trademark laws. Unauthorized use of the Proprietary Material may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. Except for the limited license to download and print certain material or information from the Site for non-commercial and private purposes, you have no right to use, copy, reproduce, display or distribute the Proprietary Material. All rights with respect to the Proprietary Material remain our exclusive property. Any use or reproduction of the Proprietary Material (including our trademarks or logos) other than for private, non-commercial purposes without our express prior written consent is prohibited. All rights not granted hereunder are expressly reserved by us.
Registration on the Site provides the ability to store frequently used information and personal identifiable information to speed check-out.
Upon registration, you must provide a working email address and a password. You must ensure that these remain confidential at all times and agree that you are solely and entirely responsible for all activities which occur under your email address and password and are solely responsible for the security of your access codes and/or passcodes. You must notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your email address and password. Each email address and password must be used by a single user and is not transferable. We may suspend or terminate access to an account if we suspect unauthorized or improper use of the account at any time without notice.
Wines may be sold and delivered only to a person who is 21 years of age or older. By placing an order, you represent that: (1) you are 21 years of age or older; and (2) the person to whom any wine will be delivered is 21 years old of age or older.
Returns and Exchanges
Please contact customer service at 844.889.7365 with return or exchange inquiries.
Use of Information/Materials
You may print any downloadable information or materials offered on this Site provided that all of the following conditions are met:
You agree not to use the Site for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes) and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Site.
Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Site. Some examples of unauthorized or illegal use of this Site include, but are not limited to: (i) collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Users for the purpose of sending unsolicited email; (ii) the unauthorized framing by you of the Site; (iii) criminal or tortious activity, including fraud, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets; (iv) interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing” the Site, circumventing security or user authentication measures or attempting to exceed the limited authorization and access granted to you hereunder; (v) attempting to impersonate another User or person; (vi) using the account, Username, or password of another User, as applicable, at any time or disclosing your password, as applicable, to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account; (vii) displaying an advertisement, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity on or through the Site on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on the Site; (viii) using spiders, robots, data mining techniques or other automated devices or programs to catalog, download or otherwise reproduce, store or distribute content available on the Site, or to otherwise manipulate the Site; (ix) reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or disassemble the Site; or (x) using the Site in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. You may not resell use of, or access to, the Site to any third party without our prior written consent.
Any unauthorized use immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Site and may subject you to legal liability.
User Generated Content
The Site may now or in the future include content, photos, artwork, videos, text, graphics, articles and other information that you post to the Site or our Brand Pages (“User Content”). Unless otherwise specified, you may only post User Content to the Site if you are a resident of the United States and are 21 years of age or older. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the User Content posted by you on the Site, our Brand Pages, or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein; (ii) your User Content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any person; and (iii) the posting of User Content on the Site or our Brand Pages does not result in a breach of any contract between you and a third party or otherwise violate any law or regulation. We may request you to provide releases or proof of permission from any third parties depicted in your User Content. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees and other monies owing to any person by reason of any User Content you post on the Site or our Brand Pages.
By using the Site, or tools or applications for communicating, posting or creating content, you agree to post material that is proper and related to the forum presented by the particular area of the Site.
Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed by us without notice and may result in termination of privileges. The following is a partial list of additional types of User Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Site or Brand Pages (“Prohibited User Content”). Prohibited User Content includes, but is not limited to, User Content that: (i) is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (ii) harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (iii) exploits people in a sexual or violent manner; (iv) contains offensive subject matter, including “masked” profanities; (v) solicits personal information from anyone or otherwise contains any advertising, “spam” or any other form of solicitation; (vi) provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses; (vii) promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities, violence or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; (viii) includes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work; (ix) furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities; (x) includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person’s consent; or (xi) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment. Prohibited User Content may be removed by us without notice and your posting of such content may result in termination of privileges.
We do not claim any ownership rights in the User Content that you post to the Site or our Brand Pages. After posting your User Content, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such User Content, and you continue to have the right to use your User Content in any way you choose. By supplying User Content to any area of the Site or our Brand Pages, however, you automatically grant us an irrevocable, transferable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, reproduce, display, edit, modify and distribute such information and User Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Content, and to grant and authorize sub-licensees of the foregoing, without further compensation to you. Once you submit or post your User Content to the Site and/or Brand Pages, you also waive any further right to inspect or approve uses of such User Content. Additionally, we do not accept any unsolicited ideas including, without limitation, suggestions about advertising, promotion or merchandising of our products, and we may already be working on or may in the future work on a similar idea. This policy eliminates concerns about ownership of such ideas. If, notwithstanding this policy, you submit an unsolicited idea to this Site, you understand and acknowledge that such idea is not submitted in confidence and Company assumes no obligation, expressed or implied, by considering it. We shall be free to use any such ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such User Content for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide in perpetuity in any medium now known or later developed including without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services which incorporate such User Content.
Notice and Procedure for Making U.S. Claims of Copyright Infringement
We are committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and we require all Users of the Site to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not store any material or content on, or disseminate any material or content over, the Site in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by copyright law. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is our policy to terminate privileges of any User who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to us by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent.
Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) to report alleged infringements. If you feel that a posted message is objectionable or infringing, we encourage you to contact us immediately. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the DMCA, we will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content in issue. Our designated agent (i.e., the proper party) to whom you should address such notice is listed below.
If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated agent with the following minimum information:
Our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
421 Aviation Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Or by e-mail: email@example.com
Your use of the Site is at your own risk. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. FURTHER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITE LINKED TO FROM THE SITE. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. WE AND/OR OUR RESPECTIVE AGENTS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) OR SERVICE(S) OFFERED AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME. WE HAVE NO DUTY TO UPDATE THE SITE OR THE CONTENT HEREOF AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE TO UPDATE SUCH INFORMATION. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SECURITY, AND ACCURACY. FURTHER, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY SOFTWARE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER OR FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT WE (INCLUDING, ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AND ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS), WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LIABILITY, LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR SUFFERED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR VISIT TO OR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, ANY MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY ERROR IN THE PROVISION OF THE SITE, ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER EXECUTABLE CODE THAT YOU MAY DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE, AND ANY OTHER DEFECT THAT IS TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SITE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THEFT, OPERATOR ERRORS, STRIKES OR OTHER LABOR PROBLEMS OR ANY FORCE MAJEURE, WHETHER SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISES FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE SERVICE OR LOST OPPORTUNITY); EVEN IF WE WERE MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Links to Other Sites
The Site is based in the United States in the State of California and all servers that make it available are hosted in the United States, except in emergencies when a failover server may be needed. We make no representation that the Site or its policies comply with the laws of any other country. If you access the Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. You also consent to the transfer and use of your information outside of your country.
Excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcohol may have personal, social or health consequences. As part of our commitment to responsible consumption, we ensure that communications regarding our products do not show or encourage excessive consumption or misuse of any kind. We are committed to promoting the responsible advertising of our products and encouraging improved advertising standards for the industry as a whole.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA CONSUMERS:
California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
On January 1, 2012, the Transparency in Supply Chains Act came into effect which requires certain retailers and manufacturers doing business in California to publicly disclose their efforts, if any, to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains.
We work to ensure that our employees and all members of our supply chain are treated with dignity and respect. We do not use any forced labor in our operations and we expect the same of our business partners and suppliers. All of our employees are charged with identifying and working with reputable suppliers that are committed to complying with all federal, state, and foreign laws regarding labor practices.
When we source from suppliers, we typically do so from suppliers located in the United States, and we typically do not engage suppliers from countries with an increased risk of human trafficking and slavery. We monitor supplier behavior and compliance to ensure that our suppliers meet our high standards. We encourage our suppliers doing business in countries with increased risk to enroll with third party audit organizations like Sedex, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange. It is our policy to cease doing business with any supplier who participates in human trafficking or forced labor practices. If we discover a concern with one of our suppliers, we may require appropriate corrective action or terminate the relationship.
We have and are continuing to educate our employees who are involved in the procurement of goods and services about the Transparency in Supply Chains Act and the steps that should be taken to identify, cure, and guard against any use of forced labor in our supply chains.
Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a state ballot initiative intended to protect California citizens and the state’s drinking water sources from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and to inform citizens about exposures to such chemicals. For more information about Prop 65 and the list of chemicals requiring disclosure, please visit http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65.html. Prop 65 entitles California consumers to warnings for the following products:
Alcoholic Beverages, Including, Without Limitation, Beer, Malt, Beverages, Wine, and Distilled Spirits
WARNING: Drinking Distilled Spirits, Beer, Coolers, Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverages May Increase Cancer Risk, and, During Pregnancy, Can Cause Birth Defects.
Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages
WARNING: Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. For more information, go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/BPA.
Due to specific state laws, we ship wine only to those states where direct shipments are permitted by law. Please note that some states impose volume limitations and other restrictions, as shown below. Shipments may be subject to state sales tax. The following information may be subject to change without notice. Clothing and other merchandise can be shipped anywhere in the United States.
*Wine shipments prohibited in certain areas
1 case = 12 x 750 mL bottles
All orders must be placed by persons at least 21 years of age. Age verification is required upon delivery. Wine cannot be delivered to visibly intoxicated persons or those who are unable to provide age verification. In such circumstances, your order may be held at the shipping company’s local depot or shipped back to the Winery. Customer is responsible for all associated costs.