Frivolous Sparkling Rosé

Frivolous, is a Marsannay-style Sparkling Rose Wine made in California using the Méthode Champenoise process with fruit from our sustainably farmed vineyards.

Orange-pink on color the fruity nose leads to fresh strawberry notes. The mouth is fluid and accompanied by a nice freshness. A delicious, balanced and pleasing wine!

Serving Temperature:    50°F - 55°F

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From 2019 through 2022 we made Frivolous as a Marsannay-style rosé from Pinot Noir grown in our Russian River Valley vineyards.

As a still rosé Frivolous proved to be highly versatile, able to be served throughout the meal, with summer barbecues and mixed salads, paella, cured meats and crab as well as spiced foods. Enjoyed with a variety of soft cheeses or a dessert it was heaven - a genuine dinner-time rosé.

Marsannay is the only appellation in Burgundy that produces rosé wines and these delicate, soft, fruit-forward rosé are all the rage in Dijon cafés.

By 2022 we were making four different still rosé wines and it was time for a new challenge - "so what if we took a beautiful rose and used the Traditional Méthode Champenoise process to make a Sparkling Rosé?"

The result - Frivolous - a delicious, balanced and very pleasing wine!

Frivolous ~ carefree and not serious, perhaps a little self-indulgent. After tasting rosé in Marsannay we just had to do it even if it was frivolous to use great Russian River Pinot fruit to make a rosé.

Rosé - In French the word rose means pink. It also refers to the rose, the primary flower of romance, but when a simple accent is added it becomes Rosé one of the world's most adored wines.


Russian River Valley was given to us by nature to grow Pinot Noir with its cool growing conditions, foggy mornings and ample warm sunshine.

Our Laguna Ridge vineyard is 100% Pommard clone Pinot Noir. Here the clay and gravel soil is covered with 18 inches of Goldridge Sandy Loam which is not particularly fertile and does not hold water causing the vines to struggle.

Further towards the Pacific in Green Valley we have three small vineyards producing the highly sought after Clones 23 and 667 of Pinot Noir. These vineyards produce rich, elegant Pinot Noir.

Combining the raw fruit of these vineyards gives Frivolous its complex fresh fruit sparkle and incomparable finish.

Blue Crab Roll

Blue Crab Roll

It's so hard to eat just one of these little blue crab rolls. They make a perfect party appetizer to share over a bottle of our Frivolous Rosé.

Crab & Prosciutto Pasta

Crab & Prosciutto Pasta

A simple and easy crab and pasta dish. You can use fresh or frozen lump crab meat and either way it will be delicious!

French-American Omelette

French-American Omelette


An omelette with fines herbes is a famous standard French dish while adding cheese crosses the pond to make it American. No fear, with a few simple steps making a French-American omelette is easy.

Frittata of Asparagus & Smoked Salmon

Frittata of Asparagus & Smoked Salmon

A frittata is an egg-based dish similar to an omelette or quiche, enriched with additional ingredients and sliced to serve guests. It may be served hot or cold, accompanied by fresh salads, bread, beans, olives, etc.

Guacamole

Guacamole

Guacamole is an avocado-based sauce that originated with the Aztecs which has become part of modern cuisine as a dip, condiment and salad ingredient.

Quiche with TomaTruffle

Quiche with TomaTruffle

This is a spring inspired quiche with fresh asparagus, shallots and TomaTruffle cheese - Yes!