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Vive la France, Happy Bastille Day!


Vive la France, Happy Bastille Day!

The fourth of July festivities may be over, but today we commemorate the end of another monarchy. It’s the day we remember the storming of the Bastille and the start of French Independence. It’s a celebration of French culture and a perfect excuse to take a break from, well everything and indulge in lots, and lots of French wine. 

Paying homage to French Chardonnay with our very own Truvée Chardonnay, we’ve created a wine that showcases the beautiful fruit flavors developed in the vineyards, supported by a touch of French oak. There’s no denying the love and appreciation we have for the French and their wine…I mean after all, Truvée in French means “to find.”

And with so many amazing French wines yet to be discovered, this holiday couldn’t be a better time to explore. So try breaking away from the traditional celebratory glass of Champagne and let your palate lead the way. If you’re up for the challenge, get a little adventurous with a glass of Crémant de Bourgogne and for our red wine drinkers, maybe a yummy pour of Cotes du Rhone or Chinon.

If you can’t make it to France for Bastille Day this year, no worries, there are tons of fun parades, festivals, and special events honoring the French national holiday that do not require a passport.

In fact, if you’re in the Bay Area, don your most festive French wear and swing by Belden Placeour mini French Quarter in San Francisco and enjoy a day filled with good libations, delicious foods, live music and more!

So with our glasses raised high...Joyeux Quatorze Juillet!

Belden Place, San Francisco

Belden Place, San Francisco




5 Amazing Coastal Drives: Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day!

“The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” –William Wordsworth

Yesterday marked a day of international awareness and celebration. People across the globe took to the ocean to revel in the beauty and power that unites us all. So on the heels of World Oceans Day; we decided to compile a list of five of the most incredible coastal drives around the world.  After all, summer is for cruising…


1. BIG SUR: California

Right in Robin’s backyard in the Central Coast, with iconic sights including, Point Lobos, Carmel, Monterey and the renowned Bixby Bridge, there’s plenty to see and do up the coast of Highway One. In fact, make a pit stop at one of the many restaurants Big Sur offers, grab something to eat and toast to the amazing views with Truvée wines, you'll be driving past our prestigious vineyards along the way.     



Down in the magical land that Andréa grew up in, separating the Pacific Ocean from the Hauraki Gulf and the Firth of Thames, the Coromandel Peninsula is a world famous drive because of its white sand beaches, inherent forest, and the Cathedral Cove. 



Bordered by the evergreen forests, Oregon’s Coast is one of the most desired routes to travel in the United States. From the famous Haystack Rock that erupts 235 feet above Cannon Beach to the scenic corridor of Cape Sebastian, this seaside favorite makes for one beautiful drive.

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The majestic beauty of this Mediterranean gem is exactly why Corsica Coast Road is on the list. With so many splendors it’s hard to focus on just one.



While driving up the Amalfi coast, take a moment to appreciate the Santiero Degli Dei, also known as ‘The path of the Gods,’ which is said to be the single most stunning view on the drive, where the Sorrentine Peninsula meets the Mediterranean Sea.


The ocean is the heart of our planet and we should treat it as such. For more information on how you can help raise awareness on the importance of ocean preservation, visit

 Robin + Andréa  


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Pinch Us!! The McBride Sisters Are in Oprah Magazine!!


What can we say other than ... THANK YOU GAYLE KING!! What an amazing honor to be featured in Oprah Magazine and have our McBride Sisters story told. We're still speechless and feel so blessed! 

Robin & Andréa  

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Today We Launch Truvée Wines

Truvée McBride Sisters

It was all a dream...we'd drive past wineries and vineyards and say to ourselves, "one day". So, without further adieu, today is that day that we're officially launching our second wine brand from the McBride Sisters - Truvée [True-Vay] Wines from the Central Coast of California. We've crafted a lightly oaked Chardonnay and a Grenache/Syrah based Red Blend from prestigious vineyards within the Chalone, Monterey, Edna Valley, Paso Robles and Santa Maria AVA's (American Viticulture Area's).    

None of this would be possible without the support, love and encouragement from our family and friends - THANK YOU! None of this would be possible without our mentors and colleagues in the wine industry that understood our vision - THANK YOU! None of this would be possible without our distributors aka "the soldiers" that work hard every single day - THANK YOU! None of this would be possible without the sommeliers, restaurateurs, retail buyers and liquor store owners purchasing our wine - THANK YOU! And last, but not least our wine lovers, you have thousands of wines to choose from and you continue to support us - THANK YOU!   

As a young, next generation wine company we don't see McBride Sisters' wines as ours. Every person that has helped, sold, stocked and purchased our wines, this is your wine also. We might have had the vision, but it takes a COMMUNITY of people to make a brand successful and everlasting.

Truvée - McBride Sisters

So being that this is your wine too, we'd like to take the opportunity on this special day and ask of you two things. The first, always expect from us the very best and hold us to that. Know that your vineyards will always be sustainably farmed, your wines will always be delicious and your packaging always stunning. Tell us what you like, what you don't like, how you think we can improve and we'll do our best to meet your expectations. We are human and this is agriculture, so any changes we might have to make, give us time, but we'll get there!  

Second, tell 5 of your friends about Truvée and ask them to tell 5 of their friends and so on. Ask for Truvée at your local bars, restaurants and stores where you buy your wine. The more people asking for McBride Sisters Truvée, the better we can do in making sure its conveniently available in your neighborhood and that's our goal!  

So...Let's go #TeamMcBrideSisters #TeamTruvéeWines

Much love, cheers for now, and again ... THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Robin + Andréa