Ashley Trout on Showing Up & Serving Others

Woman-Owned Wineries is proud to spotlight winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout. As the founder of several brands over the course of more than a decade, this bright force of Washington State was recently named one of Wine Enthusiast’s “Top 40 under 40”.

Style & Substance: Kristie Tacey of Tessier Winery

"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


San Francisco Chronicle (10/19) | "Women-owned wineries on the rise in wine country"   Vinepair (10/19) | "The Future is WOW: Woman-Owned Wineries' Amy Bess Cook Wants to Level the Playing Field"   Wine Enthusiast (09/19) | "10 Wine Cubs To Join Right Now"   Somm Journal (5/19) | Rising Representation (print only)   Imbibe … Continue reading Press

Four Generations and Counting: Pedroncelli

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