- $59 for three bottles of Empyrean wines ($150 value)
Made with grapes grown in the Yakima Valley in Washington, the three wines have been cellared for 11 years. Eridanus and Draco are both elegant Bordeaux-style blends of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and merlot, while Cygnus is full-bodied, earthy syrah.
Three generations of wine-selling expertise and 15 years in the Internet wine business have been poured into Splash Wines. The company simplifies the process of discovering and buying great wines by developing relationships with winemakers and procuring an eclectic cellar, then shipping mixed cases directly to customers. Oenophiles can expect to find both familiar names and obscure new wines from around the world—including many chosen for their ability to pair well with food and oxygen.