As the force behind Smith Story Wine Cellars, Alison Smith Story puts a heap of stock in the power of community.
Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery "Winemakers are less guarded than scientists. There are no patents pending, so we can talk freely. " Join us in celebrating the very first Woman-Owned Wineries wine club feature: Tessier Winery. First trained as a microbiologist, founder and winemaker Kristie Tacey has built her wine brand from scratch over … Continue reading Interview: Kristie Tacey, Tessier Winery
Join us in celebrating the very first Woman-Owned Wineries club feature: Tessier Winery. Read our exclusive interview with founder Kristie Tacey. Tessier Winery was founded in 2009 and focuses on small, hand-crafted lots of wine. In the cellar, we practice native fermentations and minimal intervention to allow each vineyard to speak for itself. We have selectively … Continue reading September 2018: Tessier Winery
by L.M. Archer FWS, Bourgogne ML (first published 6/16 | shared with permission from binNotes) I’ll never forget my first trip to Dry Creek Valley. Splayed out silently in the early morning mist like gnarled soldiers on a battlefield stretched acres of old vines, mostly Zinfandel. Like other powerful moments in life, this one merited … Continue reading Four Generations and Counting: Pedroncelli
In this space, we'll feature some of the most hardworking women in the region. Jennifer Reichardt is a Petaluma native embarking on her third year as principal of Raft Wines.