Decibel Wines
 

the journey from philly TO NEW ZEALAND… IN SEARCH OF ADVENTURE, DISTINCTION, AND CHARACTER


Could you taste a wine and feel inspired?  Could you smell a glass of wine and want to move to the other side of the world?  It happened to me when I discovered New Zealand wines.  My story and my wines are all about the people  who inspire me, the places I've been and the music I love.  

Decibel Wines are my vision to create wines using classic practices, minimal intervention, and natural wines with a community based attitude.  These are ideas as old as wine itself and I believe strongly in them.  However I look to the future as well.  I look at a time when we use smart practices in the vineyard and the winery that not only inspire but preserve our great planet.  I've had a great deal of help from many other winemakers, growers and friends in Hawkes Bay, Martinborough, and back home in Philadelphia, USA as well.  

While traveling through Europe and America with a band of musicians, artists and craftsmen my passion for sense memory and sense elation grew. While docked in Philadelphia I discovered New Zealand wines. I literally smelled the potential for adventure and pure discovery in the glass.  In 2007 I left Philadelphia to make wine in New Zealand. I have taken the spirit of my Great Grandfather Miguel Rodolico and his entire lineage with me. A barrel cooper and winemaker himself, he traveled from Sicily to America in search of inspiration. He is with me on this journey.

As I follow maps of the roads, maps of the soils, maps of the seas, flight plans and future plans, the journey now brings me across the globe pouring my wines for people in hopes they will be open to the idea of an adventure.  I make Decibel Wines with honest and artistic people. My aim is to bring you wines of distinction and the best expressions of this magical place.   
 

 

decibel 2016
sauvignon blanc

Babylonstoren 2014 Chardonnay

$14.99

Decibel 2015
MAlbec

Babylonstoren 2016 Chenin Blanc

$19.99

Decibel 2014
pinot noir

Babylonstoren 2014 Nebukadnesar

$29.99

 

160 YEARS OF TRADITION

In my family it has always been the tradition to explore the world to discover unique, high-quality alcoholic beverages and other luxury products. My great-great-grandfather started one of the largest cigar brands in Sweden, the Hafströms.

On my mother’s side, the family founded the legendary Grönstedts Cognac in 1846, and it is still one of the top brands in the world. Johan Daniel Grönstedt made the family business to be one of the most premium importers of wine and other beverages in Sweden. He had a specific weakness for french beverages. We have more than 160 years of tradition in providing the connoisseurs of the world with the best the world has to offer.

 We are the world’s only truly specialized Rosé House.

 

BODVÁR N° 1
Côtes de Provence
SPARKLING ROSÉ

$24.99

BODVÁR N° 5
Côtes de Provence
ROSÉ

$19.99

BODVÁR N° 7
Côtes de Provence
ROSÉ

$19.99

 

The man behind the brand


Mr. Smith is nothing but stylish, sophisticated, accessible and fresh. Mr. Smith does not seek glory but advocacy from the harshest of critics. Mr. Smith is passionate about many things one of which is finely crafted wine.

Tim Smith developed a passion for finely crafted wine during a long career as a senior executive within Australia’s Private Wealth market. Exposure to premium wines through his highly affluent client base ignited a desire to take the leap and join a brand in his own name. Tim’s family history is rooted to South Australia’s Barossa Valley where relatives have lived for over 90 years. It’s fitting that the brands premium wine the Mr Smith, Reserve Shiraz is grown inSouth Australia’s McLaren Vale, Australia’s most recognised Shiraz region.

There have been a host of families to bear the Smith name throughout history, let history judge us on the quality of wine that chief wine maker Ant Moore produces into the future within this Smith family.

 
 

Mr.smith 2015
shiraz

mr.smith sb.png

$14.99

mr. smith 2015
sauvignon blanc

mr.smith sb.png

$14.99

 

PinotByTituss 5.jpg
 

TITUSS BURGESS

With an infectious personality, lively comedic delivery, and unmatched talent, Tituss Burgess has emerged as one of the entertainment industry’s most versatile and dynamic performers, with his work in television and theater generating both critical and commercial acclaim. A veteran of the stage, Burgess became a fan favorite on Tina Fey’s Emmy®-winning NBC series 30 Rock, and in 2015 he emerged as the breakout star of Netflix’s award-winning comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which has been recently renewed for a fourth season.

 

rosé pride 2015
by tituss burgess

$19.99

pinot pride 2014
by tituss burgess

$19.99

pinot noir 2014
by tituss burgess

$24.99

ZotovichFamilyVineyardChardClone76BW.jpg
 

Discover zoto

Our philosophy is simple: We believe great wine is established in the vineyard.  We meticulously farm our estate Zotovich Family Vineyard grapes, and strive to make the best wine possible vintage to vintage. A small, family-owned and operated winery located on the Central Coast of California, Zotovich Vineyards handcrafts exceptional wine from small, closely monitored lots of grapes. Vineyard health is of the utmost importance to our family.

From bud-break through bottle, we closely monitor the health of our maturing vines, grapes, and wine as it ferments and ages in our temperature controlled cellar.  We pay painstaking attention to quality in both the vineyard and the cellar. 

 
 

zotovich sr/246 2013
chardonnay

$19.99

zotovich sr/246 2013
pinot noir

sr pinot .png

$19.99

 

Screen Shot 2017-03-20 at 3.05.45 PM.jpg

Marcel was a real bonvivant

That’s French for a charismatic chap who enjoys the very best in life, especially when it comes to food and drink.
He’d go into anyone’s house and make it his home. He was epicurean, dashing, and grand. He was also my grandfather.

One fine day, he met a lady who didn’t like rosé. To win her charm he crafted the most delightful blend to sweeten her drink and soften her heart.
When she finally agreed to taste it, she was swept off her feet.With sand in their toes and stars in their eyes, they were happily hitched.

Maison Marcel is the house where everyone lives life to its highest heights. Here, everyone is a bonvivant and every day is a celebration.
As one of the tribe, we invite you to kick back, chill out, and fly.

 

maison marcel
rosé

$14.99

 

 

fun wine co.

Fun is accessible to consumers, providing millenials with a chance to enjoy and explore a relatable lifestyle brand. The wine is sophisticated yet affordable for the young at heart consumer with both active social and social media lives.  The brand features Rosé (375ml), a half-bottle with a blue-and-white-striped straw that is lipstick friendly and thus perfect for drinking poolside with the squad.  

 

Fun Wine Co.
2015 Rosé

$14.99

4 bottle minimum


Fun Wine co.
Half Bottle 2015 Rosé

$9.99

4 bottle minimum

Fun Wine Co.
2015 White Blend

$14.99

4 bottle minimum

Fun Wine Co.
2012 Red Blend

$14.99

4 bottle minimum