Each year, the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival gives me the chance to taste new brands and concepts I
may otherwise miss out on.
Founded in 2008, JAQK is quickly making a name as a producer of highly personalized wines, handcrafted by oenological genius Craig MacLean. As the JAQK website points out "Each varietal has been lovingly coddled, cajoled, and doted upon every step of the way." These wines, especially the reds, can be quite bold with a quick punch of flavor at first sip, but they manage to maintain an understated elegance in the glass.
With a savvy marketing strategy firmly in place, JAQK has positioned itself to be around for a while..or at least until the Syrah runs out...
For more information, go to http://www.jaqkcellars.com/.
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