December 29, 2020

Beef Wellington


Having a full, functioning kitchen in the winery has been a great contribution. I have always subscribed to the idea that wine is food, and the bond between the two are crucial. Being able to cook meals in the same place we make our wines provides an energy that is hard to explain.  Even better is the feeling of sitting down and eating said meal. I was raised to believe…

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…