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
Woman-Owned Wineries is proud to share the work of a winemaker and enology entrepreneur who truly helped pave the way for other women, Marty Bannister. We're drawn to Bannister Wines not only because their work illuminates an important era in the history of California winemaking, but because its work unites genders and generations. And couldn't we all … Continue reading Shaping the Field: Marty Bannister
We are proud to have partnered with the following woman-owned wineries to share their wines in our club and delivery service: Bannister Wines Camins 2 Dreams Casa Dumetz & Clementine Carter Damsel Cellars Day Wines Handley Cellars INCONNU Talisman Wine Theopolis Vineyards Rock Wall Wine Co. SOKOL BLOSSER WINERY Smith Story Wine Cellars Tessier Winery … Continue reading Past Offerings
As the force behind Smith Story Wine Cellars, Alison Smith Story puts a heap of stock in the power of community.
"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