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Bardessono Vineyards

Creator of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc from Yountville, Napa Valley.
For over 80 years, the Bardessono family has been farming grapes and providing fruit for some of Napa Valley's most prestigious producers. John Bardessono and his brother-in-law, Martin Zucco, purchased the Yountville vineyard property in 1926 with earnings from their work in an old copper mine. Eventually, the land was handed down to John's sons, Pete and Steve, who continued to farm wine grapes and sold them to prominent Napa Valley wineries for over 50 years. Again, the property was handed down to Pete's son Tom, who is the current owner and manager of Bardessono Vineyards today.

Cuvée Wine Cellars

Friendly faces at Cuvée Wine Cellars

Cuvée Wine Cellars - A great little urban winery that began with a passionate home winemaker intent on producing quality wines. After a run of successes in amateur- winemaking contests Paul Rogerville decided to tackle the daunting task of becoming a bonded winery.  Yes, Paul took a great hobby and turned it into a job. The good news is you can tell is that Paul loves what he is doing and when you visit you can tell. The staff is so friendly and we have enjoyed a number of visits with Paul. Often there are delicious appetizers or food and plenty of wine and we haven't had a bad bottle yet. This place is definitely worth a visit. Cuvée Wine Cellars is located on the Central Peninsula, which does not permit them to grow their own grapes. However, this has not proved too much of an obstacle by any means as Paul has partnered with some of the most outstanding vineyards in Northern California. Paul can be seen in a short video presentation made during our visit to the 3rd Annual Mid-Peninsula Summer Wine Walk. ~

Hours:

Fri - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Sat - 1:00PM-5:00PM

 

Perry Creek Winery

The winery’s 40 acres of prime vineyards are located in the Fair Play Appellation which has an average elevation of 2500 feet and a soil composition of decomposed granite. The grape growing sites in this vineyard were chosen to bring out the best quality in each varietal and all of the vines are pruned by hand.Perry Creek’s diverse winemaking team of Garrett Buckland, Stefan Tscheppe and Scott Johnson combine experience from Napa, Austria and the Sierra Foothills. They share a vineyard driven approach, developing a personality and character for each wine they produce.

McNab Ridge Winery

cNab Ridge Winery now combines the pioneering winemaking spirit of John Parducci with the new tradition and vitality of Rich Parducci. Rich makes wine in the style made famous by his grandfather, John: complex, approachable, and enjoyable to drink. Production in 2005 was 12,000 9-liter cases.

Chiarito Vineyards

The Chiarito Vineyard winery came about as an extension of what John was already doing; farming, gardening, and making prosciutto, bread and wine. It was nurtured and helped along by his family and other influential figures he met along the way, including Larry Pacini, Irece Anzilotti and his dad, Americo.
The creation of this winery has given John a great connection to the land and an older way of life. It is a tribute to his parents, grandparents, and all of the friends who have taught and helped him.

Hacienda de las Rosas

Hacienda de las Rosas Winery, Vineyards and Peruvian Paso Horse Ranch is a dream and passion for couple, William Holzhauer and Tammy Rimes. Starting in 1998, they chose a beautiful picturesque property in Ramona, California for their home and winery. Over the years, they have planted the vineyards, built the horse facilities. Their love of land and agricultural life has led to their family motto “Drink Fine Wine…Ride Fine Horses.”

Solune Winery

Reflecting winegrower Jacques Mercier's roots, Solune combines the french words for sun (soleil) and moon (lune), to convey the premium grape growing advantage we enjoy in this beautiful Northern California Sierra Foothills area, an unusually large temperature difference between our warm days and our cool nights (40-50°F).
Solune Winery specializes in small-lot production of intense and well structured wines thriving under these ideal ripening conditions. We hope to visit this winery in the near future. Watch for changes here or short articles on wineries or areas and the wineries visited.

Saturday & Sunday from 12 to 5.

McManis Family Vineyards

Founded in 1990, McManis Family Vineyards is owned and managed by Ron and Jamie McManis, fourth generation winegrowers, and is located in the rich agricultural region of the northern California interior. Currently, the family grows a wide selection of grape varieties on 2600 acres of premium vineyard land.

Simi Winery

The location is beautiful! So much greenery and I loved the rustic surroundings. The railroad tracks in the middle of the property just gave it a really cool feel, I don't know why, but it did. We started off with a tour which I thought was the perfect start to the day. The lady was nice and gave us a great background on the winery and how the wines are made. The pourings were delicious.

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