12 Apr 2022

Winemaker Dinner @ Heritage in Long Beach

Winemaker Dinner @ Heritage in Long Beach

If you’re in the Los Angeles/Long Beach area, don’t miss out on an evening of great fun—our friends at Heritage Restaurant in Long Beach are hosting a winemaker dinner with us next Wednesday, April 20th.

1 Mar 2022

Spring Wine Club Pickup Party – First of Two

Spring Wine Club Pickup Party – First of Two

To our dear Wine Club members, Mark your calendars; we’re finally able to throw pickup parties again! They’ll be a bit different this go-around. We’re giving the choice between two pickup parties for our Spring wine club release—Sunday April 10th or Sunday April 24th. Both days we’ll be closed to the public. You’ll have the […]

1 Mar 2022

Spring Wine Club Pickup Party – Second of Two

Spring Wine Club Pickup Party – Second of Two

To our dear Wine Club members, Mark your calendars; we’re finally able to throw pickup parties again! They’ll be a bit different this go-around. We’re giving the choice between two pickup parties for our Spring wine club release—Sunday April 10th or Sunday April 24th. Both days we’ll be closed to the public. You’ll have the […]

9 Mar 2022

Concert at the Tasting Room: Sam n’ Ash CD release party

Concert at the Tasting Room: Sam n’ Ash CD release party

We’ll be hosting a concert at our Tasting Room soon! On Thursday, March 24th, the folk duo Sam ‘n Ash will be performing to celebrate the release of their new album, Echo Summit. The event will be from 7-9pm, and the cover charge is $10 per person (please bring cash). Please email Sam ‘n Ash with your […]

1 Nov 2021

Antonio Galloni VINOUS – October 2021

Reviews by Antonio Galloni of VINOUS Tastings from June 2021   2019 Pinot Noir – Kessler Haak Vineyard  The 2019 Pinot Noir Kessler Haak Vineyard is another positively stellar wine in this range. It offers the freshness and energy of the Sta. Rita Hills, but with an extra degree of fruit richness and power that […]

30 Aug 2021

Jeb Dunnuck – August 2021

Jeb Dunnuck on The Ojai Vineyard August 2021   2018 Syrah – Solomon Hills Special bottling The 2018 Syrah Solomon Hills Special bottling is special juice indeed, and it’s up with the crème de la crème of the vintage. Red and black fruits, pepper, smoked game, and flowers all emerge on the nose of this […]

23 Jun 2021

UPDATE: The hybrid varietals planted at our vineyard in Ojai, as reported by Wine Enthusiast

UPDATE: The hybrid varietals planted at our vineyard in Ojai, as reported by Wine Enthusiast

Recently our friend Matt Kettman featured our work in a wonderful piece for Wine Enthusiast. It’s a great overview of our progress with growing special new varietals developed by UC Davis’ Dr. Andy Walker. These vines were developed using traditional hybridization (not GMO technology), which conferred resistance to Pierce’s Disease, a deadly vine disease which […]

9 Jan 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fe Ciega Vineyard is now owned by Adam & Helen!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fe Ciega Vineyard is now owned by Adam & Helen!

Fe Ciega Vineyard, a luminary planting within the Sta. Rita Hills, has a new owner as of January 2021. The 9-acre vineyard and 43-acre property will now be tended to and farmed by Adam Tolmach, winemaker/proprietor of The Ojai Vineyard, which has produced a Fe Ciega Pinot Noir since 2003.

20 Nov 2020

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate – October 2020

by Erin Brooks October 2020 2017 Syrah – Duvarita The 2017 Syrah Duvarita Vineyard has an opaque ruby-purple color and singular aromas of boysenberry and Morello cherry fruit with nuances of violet, lilac, licorice and exotic spices. The palate is full-bodied with concentrated, perfectly ripe fruit, grainy and fresh with a very long, very layered […]

9 Sep 2020

Jeb Dunnuck – August 2020

Jeb Dunnuck August 2020 I continue to love the wines from Adam Tolmach and Fabien Castel. These lean firmly toward the fresher, elegant end of the spectrum, yet I always find the wines to have wonderful depth of fruit, terrific balance, and singular characters.   2018 Chardonnay – Solomon Hills My favorite of the trio, […]