What: 2013 Theopolis Vineyard Petite Sirah Where: Yorkville Highlands, Mendocino County Who: Theo "Theopatra" Lee, descended from Texas cattle ranchers and newspaper owners How: Cultivated in the upper elevations and full sun of the Yorkville Highlands in Mendocino County, this Petite Sirah has an ideal growing environment. The fruit was aged in 25 percent new … Continue reading Featured Bottle: 2013 Theopolis Petite Sirah
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
This is summertime in a bottle, sustainably produced on Chumash Indian soil by one of the only recognized Native American winemakers.
It was during a grape harvest under the Solar eclipse in 2017, the idea for a white Pinot Noir emerged.
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.