One Year In: Artesian Cellars Thrives in a Chaotic Time, and a Major Strip Property May Want Their Wine

September 23, 2021

In only a year, Artesian Cellars Winery has become a hot spot in Pahrump. But not without a series of abrupt twists and turns, leading staffers to joke that the winery’s name should be Adaptation Cellars. The winery enters its second year with a robust promotional calendar, 21 employees and compliments from a Las Vegas Strip sommelier.

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Big Night at Artesian Cellars: HBO Documentary Screening is a Hit With Locals in Pahrump

August 3, 2021

You know you’re headed for success when you can pack the place on a Monday night! Pahrump’s newest winery rolled out the red carpet for a screening of the HBO documentary “Small Town News,” featuring the town’s own TV station KPVM. Photo: @GrapeBasinNews, the Exterior of Artesian Cellars Winery in Pahrump on August 2, 2021

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Nevada Winery Law Revised: More Locations and Expanded Alcohol Menu Allowed

May 27, 2021

A bill boosting Nevada’s wineries passed nearly unanimously on May 21 in the state legislature. Portions of Assembly Bill 375, presumed dead after it failed in its policy committee, found new life inserted into a separate bill that regulates relationships between distributors and alcohol producers. Photo: @GrapeBasinNews

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Legislative Committee Hears Bill to Expand Nevada’s Commercial Winery Business

April 6, 2021

Assembly Bill 375 would grant some of Nevada wineries’ fondest wishes, doubling the current case limit, allowing other beverages to be served in tasting rooms, and paving the way for custom crush facilities. Photo: Artesian Cellars winemaker and co-owner Tim Burke made a Zoom presentation to state lawmakers on March 29.

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Nevada Wine One Year After the Shutdown: New Classes, Gold Medals, and a Sad Good-bye

March 9, 2021

Like everyone else, Nevada’s winemakers hope we’ll soon say good-bye to the pandemic. Grape Basin News is back after a dormant year, with news of upcoming events, competition winners, and a tribute to the late long-time Nevada Vines & Wines treasurer Lynne Keller.

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Federal Court Strikes Down In-State Grape Quota: Decision Could Have Nationwide Implications

September 3, 2020

In the first Federal ruling of its kind, U.S. District Court of Minnesota has struck down a 51 percent in-state fruit quota for Minnesota wineries, declaring the requirement an unconstitutional violation of interstate commerce. Minnesota’s winemakers are celebrating, but the finding has implications for winemakers across the nation.

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2020 Nevada Wine Competition Proceeds: Plenty of Great Wine, No Vinny Awards

July 24, 2020

Covid 19 restrictions meant a smaller team of wine judges worked for two days instead of one. The result was a more relaxed pace, with greater focus, and the opportunity for good discussions about the wines. The Vinny Awards show that had been scheduled for August had to be scrapped.

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Forget Stuffed Mushrooms. The Trendy Pairing is Riesling with Girl Scout Cookies

March 6, 2020

Nevada Sunset Winery hosted is third annual Girl Scout cookie pairing on Thursday, drawing 52 attendees to taste four pairings. Proprietors Allyn Delisle and Mike Steedman share the proceeds. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada get 50 percent of the door and 20 percent of the evening’s wine sales .

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Grape Grower Group Gears Up, Solicits Members, Previews Activities at First Meeting

January 9, 2020

After more than a year of discussion and a false start in early 2019, Nevada has an organization devoted exclusively to viticulture and the craft of winemaking. Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers took flight with 34 viticulturists, and amateur and professional winemakers in attendance. The group will meet monthly, hosted by vineyard owners.

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Basin and Range Partner Prepares to Sell His Stake in the Winery; Asking Price Not Yet Established

December 23, 2019

After enduring a health scare this fall, Joe Bernardo and his doctor have agreed, it’s time to walk away from some of life’s most demanding activities. Partnership in Basin and Range Cellars tops the list. Photo by Grape Basin News: Joe Bernardo in the tasting room on December 22, 2019

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Join the Vino 100 Wine Club

December 22, 2018

As a Vino 100 Wine Club member, you get a global selection of wines that may not be available, or may only be present in limited quantity in our store. They are exclusive to you as a Vino 100 Wine Club member. Each bottle will reflect our commitment to bringing you the finest wines from our search. No membership fee just $35 each month. You get: * Two bottles of the amazing, hand selected wines * Complimentary glass of wine during Wine Club pick up * 10% Coupon Towards any bottle of wine. * Tech sheet to learn about featured wines * A recipe to pair with each wine * Selected events for Wine Club members only *  Your choice of 1 White/1 Red, 2 Reds, or 2 Whites * HUGE VALUE!!! Typically the Value exceeds $50! Questions? Call 775.851.8466