“Having the 05 Duets with a wonderful braised short rib–sharing it with the manager of Buenos Aires Grill (David has eaten there). OMG!!!!!! It tastes as “fresh” as it’s ever been. It has blown all of us away! Usually the 05s right now have at least a hint of getting old–not this bottle. Wow. ...
“Sauvignon Blanc is one of many favorites of the California wines that Hunt Cellars offers online.” – Robert Balzer, Wine Writer for the Los Angeles Times Magazine and author of 11 books, including California’s Best Wines Of Hunt Cellars’ 2000 Sauvignon Blanc, Balzer wrote that it is “the best Sauvignon Blanc I’ve ever had.”
The March of 2003 newsletter stated that David Hunt’s “golden touch” made Hunt Cellars “the most impressive new winery.” Award-winning wines and accolades in Wine Enthusiast helped catapult Hunt Cellars to the top of the list of favorites for the American Wine Society.
In a 2004 article, Emert cites head winemaker David Hunt’s “hardworking, perfectionist streak and an unconventional business sensibility” as primary reasons for the great success of Hunt Cellars Wines.