News & Events

The Grape Collective Interview with Los Pilares2015-03-29

Check out the interview with our own Coleman Cooney at the grape collective. The full article can be accessed here.

Thoughts from the Italian Wine Geek2015-02-11

What does the Italian Wine Geek think of San Diego wine? Check out the blog post here: http://italianwinegeek.com/sandiegowine/  

2013 LaDona’s Review2015-02-05

Bella McDowell Hadn’t been impressed by San Diego county Muscat in the past. Perhaps our sparkler will be different. See what she says in her blog.

Los Pilares Sparkler Makes the SF Chronicle Top 100 Wines2014-12-09

We’re proud to announce that our 2014 LaDona’s Sparkling Muscat has made the San Francisco Chronicle Top 100 wines list for 2014. The full story can be found here.

An Unmarked Bottle2014-06-01

The wine? 2013 Los Pilares LaDona Sparkling Muscat. Everyone at the party was curious about this dark bottle of mystery, so we popped the top immediately. It was a hit! Delicious and drinkable and perfect for our al fresco situation with heaps of fried chicken. Read More

Native American sparkler from Los Pilares2014-05-05

It’s always a treat for me to catch up and taste with Michael Christian (above), founder of Los Pilares in San Diego. In 2012, the winery made a big splash on the American wine scene when top wine writers like Alice Feiring embraced it as the new voice of Southern Californian viticulture. Read More

In San Diego, wine’s promise among the palms2013-09-03

…Although Marsanne, Grenache and Roussanne have made a home here, about 25 miles northeast of San Diego, they would be equally comfortable in the Rhone Valley. His Barbera and Muscat might prefer Piedmont. The Merlot seems to have gotten lost on its way to SeaWorld. Read More at the San Francisco Chronicle

Do Bianchi tasting with Michael2013-03-19

…he stopped by Jaynes Gastropub where I was pouring wine and playing music. Conversation ranged from Montaigne to Pasolini to the immense success of his wines and the way that they have resonated among California wine enthusiasts…. Read More

SFGate: Carignane and beyond: revitalized reds2013-02-26

Last week we looked at the flourishing world of Rhone-inspired blends on the West Coast. This week is a handy addendum – for Carignane. Read more

Los Pilares goes Hollywood2012-12-20

Check out our mention in the Hollywood reporter, then have your people call our people and we’ll do lunch. Read More