Chasing Venus – Matchbook Wines

Category: Chasing Venus



June 26th, 2020

Chasing Venus Scores 91 Points!

by: Virginia Valdez Sandfer

Our Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc was just awarded 91 points in The Tasting Panel Magazine’s July / August issue. This go-to white wine is perfect for summer sipping. Pair it with your favorite warm-weather dishes like grilled chicken, sushi, vegetable pasta, or an herbaceous garden salad. Watch our tasting video below to familiarize yourself with this charming wine.


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December 8th, 2017

New Release: 2017 Chasing Venus!

by: Virginia Valdez Sandfer

NEW RELEASE! Incredibly aromatic and a perfect holiday aperitif. Enjoy the intoxicating aromas of citrus and passion fruit followed by vibrant, mouthwatering flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and lime zest.  To get your bottle today click here.






March 13th, 2017

Gold, Gold, Gold and Double Gold from SF Chronicle Wine Competition

by: Virginia Valdez Sandfer


We are thrilled to share that Matchbook Wine Company earned 19 medals, including one Double Gold and three Gold medals at the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  John, Lane and Karl Giguiere founded Matchbook with the goal of making artisan wines at a price they did not mind paying. This commitment to quality and value is affirmed in the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Visit our Web store to buy these gold medal wines today!

February 23rd, 2017

90 POINTS for Chasing Venus 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

by: Virginia Valdez Sandfer

Tasting Panel Magazine awarded our very own 2016 Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand 90 POINTS in the February/March 2017 issue. We agree the wine is “smooth and juicy” with flavors of “guava and gooseberry.”  A great wine that is “tangy, clean and balanced.” Please click here for the full review.





December 8th, 2016

New Release – 2016 vintage of Chasing Venus!

by: Virginia Valdez Sandfer

The 2016 vintage of Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand is in the bottle and ready for you! Check out winemaker, Hayden Oliver, as he highlights the 2016 vintage of Chasing Venus from the Matchbook bottling line.  The winter weather outside may be frightful, but this wine is just delightful!  We enjoy this refreshing, classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with holiday hors d’oeuvres, cheeses and shellfish.