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Welcome to Chandelle Winery
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Chandelle Winery is located in 
the wine country of Sonoma, California,
about an hour north of San Francisco.

For  30 years,
we have been owned and
operated by the Arnold Family.

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Great Prices on Two, Six and 12 Packs

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Looking for our 
Spirit of Flight
aviation art wine images?

Click here.

Over the past 30 years, we've had many
positive comments and reviews.

Here are a few:

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12 Bottle Value Pack:
Cabernet Sauvignon
and Napa
Sauvignon Blanc
"A First Class operation! VERY
pleased with ease
of ordering, superb communication
and of course the wine is SPECTACULAR!!! 
Thank you.
Will definitely be ordering
from Chandelle again."
Anonymous by request, New York, NY


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Two Pack: Both Napa Sauvignon Blanc
(Current release wine, now shipping)
January 2016

"Ordered for a small party at the house.
Best white wine we've ever had. Just great"
Anonymous by request, Denver, CO


The Chandelle style is smooth, full of rich flavors
with an easy, long finish.
In recent years,
we added
a group of singular and intriguing wines
we call
Estraié.
Our wines are fun and full of playful adventure.
Perfect for starting off a tall tale or two or
sharing at your next rendezvous.

Check out our Sales Specials
Free*
Shipping on Selected

Two, Six and 12 Packs
including Cabernet with
Spirit of Flight Art choices.

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Here are a few of our
Spirit of Flight Editions

available on our Cabernet Sauvignon and
New Napa Valey Sauvignon Blanc Wines

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Our new book is now available.

Written by Col. Bruce Arnold with
Robert Bruce Arnold, this is a bold, noir thriller 
set in 1967-68 Saigon. For mature readers.

Click here for more information.
Or Click here to shop for a signed copy now.

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UPDATE: A few years ago, we starting offering
No Surprise Flat Rate Shipping
* for all our
wine packs:


One, Two, Three, Four, and Six Packs - $9.95*
12 Bottle Packs -Free*

A "chandelle" is an old flying maneuver term
that winery
co-founder founder Bruce Arnold
remembered hearing his father and early aviators
use. See below for a diagram.


The Arnold Family's story has been intertwined
with the history of aviation since 1911.


Check out the About Us section for pictures
and more information.

Cheers! Robert and Kathy Arnold

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*Flat rate or sale shipping rates not available to Hawaii or
Alaska addresses. Some images by shutterstock.


California Prop 65 requires this statement:

"WARNING: Drinking Distilled Spirits,
Beer, Coolers, Wine and Other Alcoholic
Beverages May Increase Cancer Risk,
and, During Pregnancy, Can Cause Birth
Defects."

*Legally, we must state that Free shipping means that the
shipping charge is included in the sales prices quoted.
"Free shipping" is not available to HI or AK.

 
What's a Chandelle?
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Chandelle: (shan-dell) an aviation term used to
describe a 180-degree change in direction and an
increase in altitude. This maneuver is a
classic test
of aircraft performance and pilot skill.

As in wine making,it requires a smooth touch
on the "stick and rudder."
World War I
French aviators perfected the maneuver and
described it as monter en chandelle, or
"to climb around a candle."

If you look at our winery logo, you will notice
that the "C" and the tiny airplane make a
hidden "chandelle" viewed from above.

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Share that with your friends when you
pour our wine. Cheers!