Prowess, Reimagined

Since its inaugural vintage in 2013, The Prowess Proprietary Red has been a blend of Bordeaux varieties, with its composition depending on the vintage. 

Beginning in 2018, our winemaker Kristina Shideler decided to use a slightly different approach.

A Deep Dive into Alexander Valley with Arrowood Winemaker, Kristina Shideler

I’ve been working with vineyards from Alexander Valley for the past ten years, and it still fascinates me how vineyard sites in the region express themselves so differently while still maintaining a signature style of the region. Site expression is at the core of my winemaking philosophy, which makes the Alexander Valley a really intriguing place to make wine from.

Rosemary Chocolate Truffles

The perfect holiday recipe from Season Cookbook to make for an after-dinner delight or give away as gifts!

Pair with the 2016 Arrowood Réserve Spéciale Cabernet Sauvignon. The rich creaminess of the dark chocolate and the herbal aromatics of the rosemary bring out the spice and savory notes in this Sonoma County Cab.

Arrowood's Winemaker Recaps the 2021 Harvest

Recapping the 2021 Harvest

Leading up to Harvest

The last weekend in August was a warm one, but no more than it is typically that time of year.  I had just finished running the Santa Rosa Marathon, thinking I’d at least have a week to recover.  But there was no time to rest – the very next day, Sauvignon blanc was ready to be picked!