3/9/17: Get An Exclusive Autographed DSB Bottle to Celebrate Journey's Induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!


2012 Finale DSB All Access Red Blend
2012 Finale DSB All Access Red Blend - Autographed Limited Edition
To celebrate Journey's induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, we are offering a limited number of autographed DSB bottles by band member, Jonathan Cain. Only 100 will be available and proceeds will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Buy here.



8/26/16: 2012 Finale DSB All Access Red Blend featured on Fox and Friends


2012 Finale DSB All Access Red Blend featured on Fox and Friends
Jim Angle highlighted the 2012 Finale DSB All Access Red Blend on Fox and Friends on August 26th. As Jonathan has said, "anyone who has even been invited backstage after a concert knows how sharing a bottle of wine can enhance the spirit of camaraderie and celebration. It's that spirit that inspired us to create this very special wine."

See the clip.

Order the wine here.



8/6/16: Journey's Jonathan Cain: Why He Won't Stop Believin'


Jonathan Cain and Paula White-Cain, Make-A-Wish 2016 gala.
"...Finale Wines is a labor of love, blending the arts of music and wine-making. It's also a way for us to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The band has raised more than $250,000. I focus on Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, based in Brentwood, and I head up a gala every January. I lived in Nashville for seven years. Charity begins closest to home."

--Parade interview with Stephanie Stephens

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2/1/12: Heart Gift Auction Raises $7,000

Jonathan Cain with auction winners Anita and Chip Hough fron San Antionio.
HeartGift auction winners with Chef Mark Bohanan and Jonathan Cain
Chef Mark Bohanan, mastermind behind the San Antonio Cocktail Conference.
A Journey-autographed guitar, poster and a magnum of our wine Grand Finale raised $7,000 last weekend for HeartGift San Antonio.

Chip and Anita Hough from San Antonio were the highest biddders for the guitar & wine package. The auction was a part of the Opening Night Soiree of the first annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference, a gathering of top bartenders for four days of education seminars, guided tastings and cocktail parties. The Conference was organized by Chef Mark Bohanan, owner and executive chef of Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar. "[We] are truly honored by this generous gesture from Jonathan and Journey,” said Bohanan. “This guitar is an amazing piece of memorabilia that anyone would be fortunate to have in their collection. And it’s even more meaningful because all proceeds benefit such an incredible cause.”

Conference proceeds benefitted HeartGift San Antonio, a foundation that brings children from around the world to the U.S. for surgery to correct life-threatening heart defects. In San Antonio, pediatric heart surgeons Dr. John Calhoon and Dr. Adil Husain perform HeartGift surgeries at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital in conjunction with a team of medical professionals from the area. All medical services are donated free of charge.

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Jonanthan Cain and Bob Cabral, named 2011 Winemaker of the Year
With Bob Cabral, Wine Enthusiast's 2011 Winemaker of the Year.
1/30/12: In NYC to Celebrate at Wine Enthusiast's WINE STAR AWARDS

A great time at the Wine Stars Awards gala in NYC -- where our friend from Westside road Bob Cabral, Director of Winemaking for Williams Selyem, was named Winemaker of the Year for 2011.

To my surprise, a clip I did for him was included in his tribute that evening!



1/18/12: Finale Wines Hosted at Wine Merchant Wine Shop, SF

Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant
Finale Wines had a premier showing and bottle signing, Jonathan Cain attended last night at Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant, located in the historic Ferry Building in San Francisco. Hosted by Ziggy the Wine Gal, radio personality from KRSH and owner Debbie Zachareas, it is the first time Finale Wines have been offered at a Bay Area retail store. The event was huge success where aficionados and Journey fans tasted flights that included 2009 Sonoma Coast "Chanconne" Pinot Noir, 2007 and 2008 "Finale" Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2008 "Grand Finale."

Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant has signed bottles on hand for Journey fans that want the personal touch.

Jonathan had this to say after the tasting-
"We look forward to doing business with Ferry Plaza Wine Merchants in the months to come. Debbie has a fantastic operation and we are proud to be represented at her shop."

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12/20/11: We Raise our glasses to Chef Mark Bohanan, San Antonio, TX!

Chef Mark Bohanan - This one's for you!
Chef Mark Bohanan is proprietor of the famous Bohanan's steakhouse on Houston street in San Antonio. Everyone knows this is THE steakhouse to dine at when you are in town.

Mark and his sommelier sold five cases of our 2008 Finale Cabernet in his restaurant in the last month!! He has the exclusive on this wine in the city. Stop by and tell Mark that we sent you!

VISIT BOHANAN'S






12/14/11: Wine Tasting and bottle signing in Atlanta

Perrine's Wine Shop
1168 Howell Mill Road Suite B
ATLANTA, GA 30318


11/12/11: Chef Emeril's Carnivale du Vin, New Orleans

Revelation Cuvee team: Bob Cabral, Jonathan Cain and Dan Kosta
The Revelation Team: Bob Cabral, Jonathan Cain, Dan Kosta
Celebrating in New Orleans for a good cause at Emeril's La Gasse fundraiser Carnivale Du Vin, where Bob Cabral from Williams Selyem and Dan Kosta from Kosta Browne raised $50,000 for the La Gasse Foundation with a Lot that included a one-of-a-kind cuvee Revelation. This 50/50 blend of Williams Selyem and Kosta Browne Russian River Valley Pinot Noir was part of a package that included dinner for the 6 winning bidders at Emeril's New Orlean's flagship with Jonathan Cain, Bob Cabral and Dan Kosta.

Over 700 guests from across the country gathered for this evening of food, wine and giving on November 12 to raise over $1.8 million for children’s charities.

10/26/11: WINE TALK: Rock Stars In Wine
Hosted by Stanley Tucci, produced by WNET, NYC
[exerpted]
... Jonathan told VINE TALK. “There’s a lot of music that goes into winemaking,” Jonathan says. “Wines and grapes are handled with a rhythm…The gravity of the whole thing is like a waltz.” Jonathan says his favorite part of winemaking is crush—the process of squashing the grapes—and looks forward to being in California during that time with his Journey bandmates this year. He also lists the people he’s met and worked with as a favorite part of his hobby. “The people on the winemaking path I find are spectacular,” Jonathan says. “What keeps me going is admiration.”

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Joe Muscaglione and Jonathan Cain at UnCork'd Las Vegas
5/6/11: EATING LAS VEGAS: Kickin’ Off Our Uncork’d 2011 Journey In Style…
Posted by John Curtas / Eating Las Vegas

... First came the private wine tasting ...involving some serious juice from a fellow named Dennis De La Montanya (whom you may not of heard of), and rock ‘n roll dude/songwriter/keyboardist Jonathan Cain, from a band named Journey, of whom you just may have...

The pinot noirs are what got ELV’s attention, but Cain’s Finale cab is a keeper too.

Expect to start seeing these on lists soon — and expect a mouthful from these estate grown grapes..”

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12/8/10: Water and Wine: a bottle signing at Midtown Wine and Spritis, Nashville featuring Jonathan Cain and Tim Nichols
Posted by the Tennessean.com

An exclusive showing of Art Photography by Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Tim Nichols and a rare opportunity to taste rock star status wine from Jonathan Cain's De La Cain Winery, Sonoma County, California.
When he’s not playing keys for Journey, Jonathan Cain has been pursuing a second passion: winemaking.

The musician and songwriter recently moved from Wine Country in northern California to Brentwood, Tenn. with his wife and three children, and he’s brought the wines of his Finale Wines in Sonoma County's Healdsburg, Calif. to Music City.

He’ll be signing bottles of his "All Access" Cabernet Sauvignon, "Finale" Cabernet Sauvignon and "Chanconne" Pinot Noir at Midtown Wine and Spirits (1610 Church Street) Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.


7/19/10: Rack and Roll - 10 Collaborations between wine and music
Posted on WineEnthusiast.com

It’s an unwritten rule that a successful party requires alcohol and a great soundtrack. But who knew that so many musicians (specifically those in the rock n’roll category) have a hand in wine production? Here are ten wine and rock pairings that may surprise you:
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Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain is co-vintner and consultant at [FinaleWines] in California’s Sonoma County, where their first release was the 2007 Chanconne Pinot Noir.

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