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Your gateway to a life enhanced through the love of wine.

For new and more experienced tasters who yearn for more knowledge and less intimidation when it comes to wine.

Wine By Appointment believes wine is for everyone and it’s best paired with laughter, smiles and good friends.

You don’t need a fancy dinner party to break out an amazing bottle of wine or be a wine connoisseur with a $200 budget to pick out the best bottle at your favorite shoppe. We serve as your gateway to a life enhanced through the love of wine.  We read the wine textbooks so you don’t have to and bring the FUN back into wine tasting.

We serve as your gateway to a life enhanced through the love of wine.  We read the wine textbooks so you don’t have to and bring the fun into wine tasting.

HI THERE!

We’re Cassius &

Theresa Downs.

We’re certified wine lovers on a mission to make wine more accessible and less intimidating while serving as your virtual guides to the best wineries in the country.

FROM THE BLOG:

Let Us Be Your Guides

WE'RE LETTING YOU IN ON LOCAL TIPS AND INSIDER TRICKS TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR VISIT TO WINE COUNTRY.

Our guides are based on years of research and share intimate, memorable, and most importantly, approachable wineries in Northern California.

WINE CONNOISEUR'S GUIDE

The ultimate guide to Napa's most celebrated wineries, all pouring top-rated wines destined to delight the most discerning palate.

FREE DOWNLOAD

Planning a weekend in wine country can be intimidating for even the most seasoned wine tasters. With over 1,000 in the Napa & Sonoma Valleys, choosing which to visit can be tough!

We’ve researched - and sampled! - wines around the region to help guide you to the best of the best. Download our complimentary Wine Lovers guide for tasting experiences that are both approachable and memorable. It’s time to plan your next wine tour!

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Wine By Appointment

We serve as your gateway to a life enhanced through the love of wine.