Some of the best Syrah & Grenache based blends produced in the world! Simply nothing else comes close! Manfred, Rhone Ranger, at Sine Qua Non clearly is the leader whom sets the standards for which everyone else will have to gauge their success by.

"Our wines were born of pure passion and a wishful dream – to make something that is so distinctive and so delicious as to make it indispensable to wine lovers the world over. Clearly a rather lofty, even unrealistic notion, but one we decided to pursue anyway. And so, with the 1994 vintage we started Sine Qua Non, made a whopping four and a half barrels of Syrah that we called Queen of Spades.

We are not working on a grape growing or winemaking THESIS. Instead we want all of our efforts to be reflected in every glass of SQN. And so, our goal has been and always will be to understand Mother Nature’s often oblique ways and (re)act accordingly so that we may create wines that express all that Nature has so generously given us. And all that this beautifully warm and sunny place called California has to offer. Wines that speak to the heart and the mind both. Wines that are ripe and flavorful, but also graceful and balanced. Wines that are perfectly enjoyable and delicious young, but that will age and show a new and interesting personality with each passing year. Wines that surprise with each sip and where the last drop – not the first sip – was the best one. Wines that make you smile and happy and appreciate all that is lovely.

Wines that make you sense they were crafted by people who loved making them"

Elaine & Manfred Krankl




1992 Sine Qua Non Black & Blue Magnum - Manfred's 1st Vintage - Ultra Rare - 1500ml

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1994 Sine Qua Non Queen Of Spades - Ultra Rare - 750ml


1995 Sine Qua Non Red Handed Grenache - 750ml

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1995 Sine Qua Non Tant Pis Magnum - 1500ml

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1995 Sine Qua Non Tant Pis Magnum Set - OWC 2 x 1500ml

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1995 Sine Qua Non The Bride White Blend - 750ml


1995 Sine Qua Non The Other Hand - 750ml


1996 Sine Qua Non Against The Wall Syrah - 750ml


1996 Sine Qua Non Left Field Pinot - 750ml