It's said over and over: "Great wines begin in the vineyard." Although the
winemaker’s bag of tricks has grown considerably over recent years, these
tools and techniques can only take a wine so far. For a wine to be
exceptional, it must be intrinsic to the grapes. Given this simple fact, we
strive to work with only the best vineyards, vineyards that consistently
produce grapes of quality and distinction, vintage after vintage. For our
numerous zinfandels and Two Acres mourvèdre blend, we source fruit from some
of the finest old-vine Sonoma Country vineyards, planted between 1885 and
1952. For our other varieties – syrah, petite sirah, and grenache – we work
diligently with small family growers who share our passion for great wine.
Although some of these vineyards are quite young, the care and attention
they receive ensures exceptional, distinctive fruit with each vintage.
Click on a vineyard below to learn more!