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Dan Dawson's Wine Advisor
\"Dan Dawson\'s Wine Advisor\" is a new online subscription-based guide to the best great value artisan wines from California and beyond.


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MARCH 1, 2018, NAPA, CA – “Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor” is a new online subscription-based guide to the best great value artisan wines from California and beyond. Wine ratings, reviews and recommendations are by Dan Dawson, long-time wine shop owner, wine buyer and sommelier in Napa Valley. He brings 25 years of experience introducing customers to new wines that quickly become their favorites. 

What does a 25-year wine professional do after selling his wine shop and wine bar? He writes! But before that, he tastes, he evaluates, and he picks the best wines to recommend to his subscribers. Napa Valley wine veteran Dan Dawson sold Back Room Wines in May 2017 after building it into Napa’s best source for artisan wines from California and Europe. With his passion for wine intact, he takes his skills for picking the best artisan wines and sharing his enthusiasm on his new website, Dan Dawson’s Wine Advisor (

"I focus on small-productions wines that over-deliver for the price," says Dawson.  "These wines are not exclusively $10-$20 \'budget wines\' but also exceptional wines from expensive wine regions. For example, a $45 Napa Valley Cabernet can be an awesome value."

Dawson quantifies a wine\'s value by factoring his rating (using the 100-point scale), the wine\'s price and its provenance. The result is a "Value Rating" that equates to a certain value category ranging from good to Hall of Fame. "If you like numbers, check out my simple math. If not, just go straight to the Value Category," says Dawson. The Value Rating system is explained at

A subscription to Dan Dawson\'s Wine Advisor includes a fresh list of 64 wine recommendations each month plus insights on how to choose, enjoy and understand wine on a limited budget. Subscribers also receive additional benefits, including discounts on selected Dawson recommendations and VIP treatment at various small, appointment-only wineries that Dan really likes.

Subscriptions to Dan Dawson\'s Wine Advisor are $50 per year or $5.95 per month. 

Visit for a sampling of Dan\'s wine recommendations and wine blogs and to sign up. 

For more information, email or call (707) 225-5153.


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Phone: 707- 225-5153






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