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Intense, polished, impressive.
Inspired by the rugged beauty of Lake County, we established Shannon Family of Wines with the goal to preserve this land for generations to come. As such, we incorporated sustainable farming practices which include our trusty flock of sheep. Ovis is Latin for sheep, and this special small lot collection of wine pays homage to the wooly caretakers that ensure our vineyards thrive while sustaining the natural ecosystem. Our Ovis wines are extraordinary—the perfect reflection of nature in balance. We offer them to you with pride.
Have you seen the articles (such as this one from @tastingtable) suggesting that red wine in moderation might lower your risk of contracting COVID? According to W. Blake Gray in @winesearcher, in a recent major British study, "The risk of getting Covid-19 was 10-17 percent lower for people who drink red wine. Unlike with other alcoholic beverages, the effect did not significantly diminish for people until they got above 14 glasses per week. This is good news!" We'll drink to that! 🍷
(Link to Wine-Searcher article in bio.)
The rustic tannins in some red wines, specifically those grown in mountain vineyards, have already been linked to health benefits via their polyphenols and antioxidants.
*We are not medical professionals and are in no way certified/qualified to offer medical advice; please consult with your doctor for matters relating to your own health and wellness.*
Have you tried the new Giannecchini Estate Blend? This red blend showcases ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Sangiovese (22%), and Merlot (10%) from our beautiful vineyards in the Talmage Bench region of Mendocino county.
This wine pays homage to Mendocino's Italian grape growing heritage with aromas of cherries and red fruits, ready to pair delightfully with any meal.
Ship this wine to your door at the link in our bio!...
Half Bottles are on Sale for $60/Case 🍷
Shipping is Included w/ Purchase of 12 or more.
Shop now @ Link in our bio!
Whether you need a gift to welcome guests to your Airbnb, you're looking for a portable way to enjoy wine on your next camp out, or you just think small things are adorable, the half bottle is a great way to enjoy Lake County's finest without worrying about the wine losing quality overnight!
Choose from two of our most popular Steele wines – Carneros Pinot Noir 2017 or Cuvée Chardonnay 2018 – or mix and match! Each half-bottle pours 2 glasses of wine to share with a friend or enjoy by yourself.
Whatever you decide, we'll ship a case to your door for just $60!...
New Year, new lineup! 🍷 We're bringing some hidden gems out of the archives (and marking down some old favorites) for this end of vintage sale so you can get a head start on those 2022 memories. Why should the holidays have all the fun?
Shop at the link in our bio!
These tend to sell out quickly – we recommend choosing your 12 favorite wines before they're gone. We'll ship a case to your door for only $150! 🥂
The Shannon Mercantile is now open 7 days a week (11am – 6pm) thanks to the overwhelmingly positive feedback and support we have received from fans like you! 🍷
In addition to our full wine bar, we will begin serving lunch options and non-alcoholic beverages from local favorite, @roseycooks, starting Monday, January 10th. Enjoy sandwiches, salads, and charcuterie, or take a moment to relax and shop in Lake County’s go-to destination for all things wine, food, and fun!
4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA 95453
That's all for 2021, folks! Thanks to everyone who has made this year such a success, from opening two new tasting experiences to launching a new website and taking sustainable + organic + regenerative farming to the next level with Project Ovis.
None of this would be possible without our amazing club members and customers who make this whole thing worth it. Here's to an even better 2022! 🥂...
Last minute shoppers! 🤫 No need to stress! We've got you covered with some great merchandise for the wine fans in your life. 🥰 Come on down to the Shannon Mercantile Thursday – Monday, 11am to 6pm to pick up some stylish gifts:
4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA 95451