New Years 2021: Onward and Upward

New Years 2021: Onward and Upward

Happy New Year, This greeting has always been a trigger for optimism, giving a sense of closure while celebrating our prior triumphs and looking forward to the future. More than any time in recent memory, this need for reawakening comes at a critical time. 2020...
Drive Wines – 2020 Harvest Recap

Drive Wines – 2020 Harvest Recap

2020 rolls on. This year has brought an onslaught of challenges that have altered our lives dramatically. At Drive we’ve had to constantly shift gears to survive as a new business. Beyond a global pandemic, fire season in California started early this year, as...
Is Zinfandel Red or White?

Is Zinfandel Red or White?

As a producer of two different styles of Zinfandel, we receive many questions about both of our wines: I didn’t know Zinfandel was red? Is White Zinfandel sweet? How can these both be Zinfandel? Zinfandel Winemaking Let’s begin by taking a closer look at the...
Summer Pasta with Corn, Sausage and Basil

Summer Pasta with Corn, Sausage and Basil

Summer is quickly approaching and this is one of our favorite summer wine pairings; pasta with freshly shucked corn, sausage (optional) and fresh basil. Cheers to warmer days ahead! Serves 4-6  Pair with rosé or aromatic white wines. INGREDIENTS 1lb, short cut...
Braised Short Ribs & Zinfandel

Braised Short Ribs & Zinfandel

The recent cold, rainy weather has inspired us to continue making the hearty dishes we’ve been enjoying for most of the winter. Braised short ribs are the perfect treat; during times of social distancing, they provide nostalgia and the feel of a rustic meal with...