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RD Winery is acknowledged with an award of excellence.

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features flavors from Socola. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with co-founder, Wendy Lieu.

RD Winery is acknowledged with an award of excellence.

Serves: 3-4
Active Time: 35 minutes

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features flavors from Fila Manila. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with co-founder, Jake Deleon.

We asked tasting room associate Adriana to tell us a bit about herself. Here’s what she had to say

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our favorite event of the summer.

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features flavors from Loisa. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with co-founder, Scott Hattis.

Serves: 8-10
Active Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves: 10-12
Active Time: 15 minutes

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features Plant Bomb sauces. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with found Rajiv Harry.

Got holiday hosting questions? We’ve got answers.

Hosted, for the first time, in person and at RD Winery.

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features Brooklyn Delhi’s Indian-inspired sauces. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with co-founder Chitra Agrawal.

Our tantalizing Fifth Moon Food & Wine Pairing gets a lovely write up in the latest annual food and wine issue.

Our first ever field blend is here. But what the heck is it?

Who’s making waves and getting noticed? It’s our CEO Mailynh Phan.

It was our favorite way to spend a Saturday—with good wine, food, and friends. Here are some of our favorite moments.

Look Ma! We’re on TV. We had a chance to share the tasting experience with the team from Good Day Sacramento.

Rachael Froehlich joins our winemaking team as assistant winemaker and production manager.

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features KPOP Foods Korean-inspired sauces. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with co-founder Theo Lee.

Curious what our Merlot tastes like? Our friends at Winery Reflections share their gorgeous tasting notes.

Buying wine based on the perception of its packaging has implications beyond the label. Mailynh explains why.

Join us in supporting AAPI owned restaurants. Here are some incredible gems you may have not yet discovered.

Whoever said good wine can’t go on sale? Here’s why we’re going against the grain.

A big thank you to the makers and guests who joined us to ring in spring with delicious wine in hand.

ABC7’s Localish visits the winery to see what’s so special about our Fifth Moon Food & Wine pairing.

Serves: 8-10
Active Time: 15-20 minutes

Serves: 4
Active Time: about 20 minutes

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features Portland Salt Co’s Artisan Salt Blends. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with the co-founders.

We unpack the terms so you can decide what’s important to you when buying and enjoying wine.

We’re honored for the nod from the Packaging of the World design blog for our beautiful Khoai labels.

Our CEO Mailynh Phan is doing things differently here at RD Winery. Here’s why.

Serves: 2
Active Time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2
Active Time: 40 minutes

Our latest Seasonal Foodie box features Fly By Jing. Learn more about the brand in our Q&A with founder Jing.

Great wine, beautiful label… we believe in top notch quality for the whole package.

Wanna leg up on planning this year? We’ve got you covered with a list of our fav spots around the valley.

What began in 2020 to bolster our business and other local producers turned into something so much greater.

Before we let one year blend into the next, we took a moment to reflect back on just how far we’ve come.

When you celebrate life’s important moments, do it with something extra special in your glass.

Our debut Seasonal Foodie box features Omsom’s Southeast Asian sampler. Learn more the brand in our Q&A with co-founder Kim.

It’s not just for summer. Here’s how to drink it year-round.

We’re embracing all the cozy, wintery vibes with two Yule menu ideas and festive wines to pair.

So many classic Hanukkah dishes were made for wine. If you’re down with forgoing kosher, then let’s get pairing!

Hosting Christmas dinner but wanna change things up? We’ve paired our favorite easy-to-make recipes with the perfect wines.

A memorable meal is only enhanced by great wines to sip alongside. Here are our favorite picks for classic Kwanzaa dishes.

We’re still star struck. He’s a household name and he’s into RD wines. See what he has to say.

Grape stomping is still a thing. Watch the process.

How do we make our rosé? Check out the grape’s first moments in the winery.

Watch picking unfold at a vineyard with century-old vines!

What changes does CEO Mailynh Phan want to see in the wine industry, and what is she doing to make wine more inclusive? Hear her thoughts.

The new wine-centric series, Wine Uncorked, shows viewers wine’s more playful side.

Curious what a visit to the RD tasting room is like? Here’s a sneak peek.

Look who’s a noteworthy Asian-inspired “Sip” experience in Napa! Check out the full article.

We had one spectacular afternoon celebrating our tasting room’s first anniversary with friends from near and far.

Grenache is often overlooked as a go-to red wine option, but when done right, the result can be something special. We’re thrilled our friends at Winery Reflections agree.

The days are long and sweet, but oh so precious. Here are the best ways to savor the moment and keep the vacay vibes alive.

Behind every wine we bottle in the cellar and glass we serve in the tasting room are countless efforts to maintain the rigorous Napa Green standards.

Mailynh Phan shares the story of her coming to the winery and what it’s like running a Napa winery in the 21st century.

This month, we celebrate AAPI Heritage and the importance of speaking up, setting change in motion, and building a more inclusive wine community.

We craft wines to pair with all kinds of dishes. Now, you can experience the delight of complementary food and wine at our tasting room.

Crisp, zesty, and fresh, this beauty is an unexpected showstopper.

We all want to feel good about the brands we support, but when it comes to buying wine, things aren’t always as they seem.

One of our favorite white wines gets a moment in the spotlight.

New to wine? Sam Towns helps beer lovers expand their palates.

California Grüner is a rare gem. Read the review from Winery Reflections.

We hear the question from time to time: What do you mean you don’t have vineyards? We have a good reason.

We love this wine, but don’t take our word for it! Read the latest review.

Our bowtie-wearing resident wine educator, Sam Towns, divulges his surprising answer.

What does a winemaker drink with their holiday dinner? Our team shares their picks.

Serves: 4
Active Time: 40 minutes

Have you ever wondered why it costs so much to ship wine to your door? Here’s some insight.

Our labels were influenced by our Vietnamese roots. We’re proud they’ve been recognized for their beautiful design.

If you haven’t jumped on the home cook bandwagon, it’s time to get on board. Here’s our cure to the food & wine lovers quarantine woes.

At one time, Chenin Blanc was the most planted grape in the Napa Valley. Then it drifted into oblivion. Until now.

Serves: 4
Active Time: 35-40 minutes
gluten-free, dairy-free

Serves: 4
Active Time: 35-40 minutes
vegetarian, vegan

Serve: 4
Active Time: 40 minutes
vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free

Serves: 4
Active Time: 35-40 minutes
dairy free, gluten-free options

Serves: 4
Active Time 45-50 minutes
lacto-veg & gluten-free options

One of the world’s most well-known wines is also one of the most intriguing.

Refreshing and impossible to resist. Here’s why rosé is a must-have wine.

The secret is out! Why this special grape is so easy to love.

It’s our grand opening! During the pandemic, here’s what you need to know about visiting.

Learn about this palate pleaser from Assistant Winemaker Connor Bockman.

There’s something for everyone at RD Winery. Find out why.

We are inspired by our roots, and love sharing Vietnamese culture and traditions.

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