January 8, 2018

Good Intentions…


Happy New Year to you!   The new year is always an exciting time for us, greeting us with feelings of ambition and the desire to achieve the best version of ourselves.  But the new year also means it is time to shift gears.  It seems like just yesterday we were harvesting grapes. After a brief hiatus during the holidays, we’re heading into the cellar to check in with the…

June 9, 2017

Vineyard Profile: Escolle Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands


Pinot Noir might have been put on the planet to grow in the Santa Lucia Highlands.  The weather is perfect! Located  at the bottom of the eastern side of the Santa Lucia Mountain Range, in Monterey County. The mountains there, are the only thing that separates this prestigious grape growing region from the ocean. Cool nights from the ocean air is one of the factors that sets SLH above the…

September 26, 2016

Adventures of Kingston and His Dad: Part 1


The days  I am most reminded about life being good is when I am lucky enough to bring the kids to work. The best days to do this with my son Kingston are on vineyard check days. The vineyard check days gives him a chance to get outside, run up and down the rows, and learn more about the family business. Like most five year olds he is naturally curious. He’s always…

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