Archive for August 13th, 2009


Most wineries these days want their labels on rolls, but once in a while something special comes along, a smallish run, something so beautiful and perfect, that it demands the extra juju of letterpress. We have been making Chance Creek Winery’s labels for many years and winegrower Lou Bock keeps coming back for new designs. It’s a little more trouble and a little more this and that, but the results are very distinguished. Above, this year’s Sangiovese pops off the shelf with this gorgeous two colors plus gold foil label.

Here is one of the stellar Sauvignon Blanc offerings, their most popular wine.


For a very special vintage of Lou’s Redwood Valley appelation Sauvignon Blanc, which he called “Terroir” — the character of the land the grapes grow on, I devised the following label. What could possibly define an area in this day more than a zip code? What’s in a ZIP? Try a sip!


We have other wine labels we have made for Chance Creek that I will show in another post. Must get to work!

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