Out of all the wineries in Rutherford, California, the 7Cellars / OneHope winery, Estate8, is the new, cool kid in town.
John Elway and longtime business partner, Jeff Sperbeck, partnered with OneHope and will now be featured at this stunning winery in Rutherford, California – the heart of Napa Valley. OneHope is a successful wine company that makes a positive impact on the world with every bottle sold, and 7Cellars is honored to be a part of their mission and is their only premium wine partner to date.
The story of 7Cellars, explained in the video above, details its origins with John & Jeff conceptualizing the idea of creating a wine company to compliment John’s already prominent restaurants, Elway’s Steakhouse.
Lo and behold, the wine company took on a life of its own, and made its way amongst the legendary wineries of Rutherford, California. Not only is this physical footprint, an accomplishment in itself, but these two business partners and long-time friends, were able to secure the iconic Rob Mondavi Jr. as their winemaker.
The wines have scored exceptional ratings in renown wine publications, with Elway’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon receiving a 90 Points in Wine Enthusiast and Elway’s Reserve Chardonnay receiving a 90 Points in Wine Spectator. Wine & Spirits Magazine has also named their Farm Collection Chardonnay, as “BEST BUY” in the Year’s Best Chardonnay Issue in August 2020. The Tasting Panel Magazine / Some Journal has gone on to award their Farm Collection Cabernet Sauvignon with 91 Points, their Farm Collection Pinot Noir with 88 Points, and their Farm Collection Chardonnay with 91 Points.
These awards are proof in themselves that 7Cellars isn’t just another celebrity wine company. Their successful partnerships, outstanding winemaking, and superior quality allow them to proudly stand out against the competition.
When looking to visit wineries in Rutherford, California, make sure to make a reservation with the OneHope / 7Cellars winery, Estate8. Opening Winter 2020-2021. Here you will be greeted with a memorable hospitality experience featuring world-class wines and a chef curated menu on a breathtaking property designed by acclaimed architect, Howard Backen.
“The one driving force in my life has always been to strive for perfection. I have adopted that philosophy in every facet of my life, both personally and professionally.” says football legend, restaurateur, and philanthropist John Elway. Seems as if he’s well on is way when it come to his wines.