Justin Miller

Justin Miller

Justin Miller 6th Generation CalifornianAlexander Valley Justin – “Wines driven by soils only exist from exceptional vineyards. The location is crucial… Years of understanding your land, soil variations, rootstock adaptation, and clonal selection – and of...
Steven Moore

Steven Moore

Steven Moore Bohemian, musician, naturalistSonoma Coast Steve represents the latest generation at his family’s “old-timey” California farm, replete with row crops, fruit orchards, livestock, and a well-manicured vineyard. This kind of farmyard diversification is rare...
Michael Michaud

Michael Michaud

Michael Michaud Unsung hero of old ChaloneChalone It takes unyielding determination to farm upon the sun-scorched, limestone mound that is Chalone, just west of Pinnacles National Park. Despite the rich wine-making history that exists here, the place was without...
Michael McNeil

Michael McNeil

Michael McNeil Custodians of Burgundian-Style Winemaking in CaliforniaSonoma Valley Nestled in the Mayacamas mountains above the town of Sonoma, 46-acre Hanzell Vineyards produces wines prized by collectors worldwide. Its place in the pantheon of California winemaking...
David Hirsch

David Hirsch

David Hirsch Bronx Native, Sonoma Coast InnovatorSonoma Coast In the late 1970s and early ’80s, David Hirsch went where no Sonoma grape grower had gone before: to the extreme edge of the Sonoma Coast. On the recommendation of a vintner friend, he planted Pinot...