2022 “The Author” Release

As the weather turns warmer, Handwritten Wines is about to unveil our latest creation, 2022 The Author, a handcrafted wine that captures the essence of summer and has become a beloved favorite among our fans.

This wine is meticulously crafted from a blend of 90% Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Semillon, sourced exclusively from our esteemed estate vineyard nestled in the picturesque Wooden Valley.

This unique combination of varietals in this handcrafted wine brings forth a symphony of flavors that enchant your palate.

“The Author” is the epitome of the perfect summer wine. The vibrant flavors and refreshing profile make it an ideal companion for leisurely afternoons on the patio, picnics in the park, or lively gatherings with friends.

Whether you’re enjoying fresh seafood, grilled vegetables, or artisanal cheeses, this exquisite, Handwritten’s unique handcrafted wine will elevate your culinary experiences.

Don’t miss out on this excellent handcrafted wine, ideal for summer enjoyment.

Suggested Pairing

Every deluxe wine has a food pairing that makes the wine even better.

Our current suggested warm weather pairing for this handcrafted wine is a Mango Shrimp Salad, which is easy to make and delightful when served with The Author. Here is the recipe:

Serves 4


One mango, diced
One avocado, diced
¼ Cup cilantro, chopped
One lime, juiced1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
One tablespoon of Extra Virgin olive oil

One tablespoon of Old Bay seasoning
1-1½ tablespoons crème fraiche
Microgreens or edible flowers


  • Season the shrimp with the seafood rub and then sauté in the Olive Oil over medium-high heat. Sauté for about two minutes per side, turning only once, then remove and set aside.
  • Mix all remaining ingredients except for the crème fraiche and micro greens.
  • Spread the crème fraiche on the middle of a small plate and scoop a ¼ cup of the mango/avocado mix on top.
  • Place the shrimp on top and garnish with micro greens.

Pour a glass of “The Author” and enjoy!!

Reserve Your Place at Handwritten Wines Yountville Tasting Room

Wine tastings at the Handwritten Wines Yountville Tasting Room require reservations.

At 6194 Washington Street in South Yountville, Handwritten Wines is a boutique winery known for its handcrafted wines and inviting presence. The winery focuses on producing wines from hillside and mountain vineyards, always looking for the best raw material for their delicious wines.

Visit the Handwritten Wines website to reserve one of several wine-tasting formats. Their Yountville Tasting Room is delightful, and your attendance at this handcrafted winemaker will be welcome.

If you have questions or wish to make special arrangements, call Handwritten Wines at (707)-944-8524.