"My classical training as a singer has given back to me in so many ways within my life now as a winemaker. One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that this business takes an orchestra to make wine."
Cary Quintana is a Miami native of Cuban descent who ran a wine shop for several years before deciding to head West and try her hand at winemaking. Now based at an urban crush facility in Berkeley, she launched her first vintage in 2014.
"Winemakers are less guarded than scientists. There are no patents pending, so we can talk freely. " First trained as a microbiologist, founder and winemaker Kristie Tacey has built her wine brand from scratch over the last decade. Her meticulous yet intuitive style translates to the bottle and beyond. Also a vintage dress aficionado with a … Continue reading Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery
Want to try something new, and put your money where your values lie, too? Join the club. Each month, we curate and deliver wines from female vintners to your doorstep. Quality standards are high, and we prioritize sharing wines that reflect ethical farming practices. With roots in Sonoma County, we also regularly feature wines from across the nation. Along … Continue reading Wine Club