The “Gravitational Pull” of a Vintner’s Fate: Alison Sokol Blosser

Growing up in small-town Oregon, Alison Sokol Blosser didn’t know quite what she wanted to be when she grew up. She was clear, though, that she never wanted to work in the wine world.  As the daughter of industry pioneers Bill and Susan Sokol Blosser, Alison regularly pitched in with the family’s namesake winery, which had been one … Continue reading The “Gravitational Pull” of a Vintner’s Fate: Alison Sokol Blosser

Featured Bottle: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir

What: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir Where: Sonoma Coast, California Who: Raised on a walnut farm in the Central Valley, Katy Wilson knew she wanted to be a winemaker by age 18. After graduating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, she worked with Flowers and then Kamen before launching her own label, LaRue. She is now … Continue reading Featured Bottle: 2016 LaRue Rice-Spivak Pinot Noir