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 […]
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.
The first recipe is somewhat involved but no real sweat, whereas the second is simply for a great condiment (how you make a burger is up to you).
This post covers two of the wines—our 2018 Sauvignon Blanc and our 2018 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir—and is unintentionally seafood themed (prompted by the warm weather, probably).
Alright, folks—we have officially released our 2018 Chardonnays, and praised be the 2018 vintage! We’re just beginning to talk about 2018, and you can expect more talk going forward with releases to come. This vintage was an outstanding one for us in the Central Coast. After a string of drought years with warm winters and […]