BERGSTRÖM WINES

Bergström Wines – Bottle Prize NEWBERG 18215 NE Calkins Ln. tel. (503) 554-0468 www.bergstromwines.com contactus@bergstromwines.com 80 ac – 144,000 bt     PEOPLE Dr. John Bergström was a physician living a good life with his wife Karen in Portland, Oregon. However, something was missing: dirt under the fingernails. Dr. Bergström grew up on a farm …

ARNOT-ROBERTS

Arnot-Roberts – Bottiglia HEALDSBURG PO Box 1137 tel. (707) 433-2400 www.arnotroberts.com mail@arnotroberts.com 0 ac – 93,000 bt     PEOPLE Native Napans and childhood friends Nathan Lee Roberts and Duncan Arnot Meyers grew up wine industry-adjacent and wine piqued their interested at an early age Nathan’s father practiced the all but lost art of cooperage. …

ANALEMMA WINES

Analemma Wines – Bottle Prize MOSIER 1120 State Rd. tel. (541) 478-2873 www.analemmawines.com cellardoor@analemmawines.com 15 ac – 24,000 bt   PEOPLE Steven Thompson and Kris Fade were working a harvest in New Zealand when word reached them one of the oldest vineyards in the Pacific Northwest, Atavus, was for lease. They quickly packed their bags …

RHYS VINEYARD

Rhys Vineyards – Bottle Prize LOS GATOS 11715 Skyline Blvd. tel. (866) 511-1520 www.rhysvineyards.com 105 ac – 120,000 bt           PEOPLE The 2004 harvest was the first vintage released by entrepreneur Kevin Harvey’s Rhys Vineyards (pronounced REESE), one of the bright new stars of California winemaking today. Javier Tapia is the …

STONY HILL VINEYARD

Stony Hill Vineyard ST. HELENA PO Box 308 tel. (707) 963-2636 www.stonyhillvineyard.com info@stonyhillvineyard.com 40 ac – 48,000 bt   ‘‘Stony Hill, founded 70 years ago by Fred and Eleanor McCrea, was sold to long-time family friends the Ted Hall family in August 2018″     PEOPLE This year marks winemaker Mike Chelini’s 45th harvest at …

SMALL VINES

Small Vines SEBASTOPOL 2160 Green Hill Rd. tel. (707) 823-0886 www.smallvines.com info@smallvines.com 14 ac – 30,000 bt       PEOPLE Kathryn and Paul Sloan began in the wine business as vineyard managers 20 years ago. Having both grown up on farms, the workload and rhythms came naturally. Paul was fascinated with the wines and …

BECKHAM FAMILY ESTATE

Beckham Family Estate Sherwood OR 30790 SW Heater Road (971) 645-3466 www.beckhamestatevineyard.com   14 ac – 36,000 bt     PEOPLE Andrew and Annedria Beckham purchased a Christmas tree farm in the Chehalem Mountains in 2004 to raise their family and build a studio for Andrew to make ceramic art. A year later, they were …

SMITH MADRONE VINEYARDS AND WINERY

Smith Madrone Vineyards and Winery 4022 Spring Mountain Rd. Saint Helena, CA 94574 (707) 963-2283 www.smithmadrone.com   38 ac – 48,000 bt   PEOPLE An ambitious 22 year old Stuart Smith purchased a 200 acre property in Napa’s Spring Mountain District while still attending UC Davis’s viticulture program. He named it in honor of his …

BRICK HOUSE WINES

Brick House Wines – Snail Award 18200 Lewis Rogers Ln. Newberg OR 97132 (503) 538-5136 brickhousewines.com   30 ac – 48,000 bt   How many winemakers can say they used to “throw it back” to Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News? Doug Tunnell is the only one. Tunnell was a highly regarded news reporter …

DREW

Drew – Snail Award 9000 Hwy. 128 Philo, CA 95466 (707) 895-9599 www.drewwines.com   7 ac – 36,000 bt   Jason Drew and his wife Molly purchased a 25 acre apple farm on the extreme Mendocino Coast in 2004 with the hopes of carving out a little piece of California to interpret into wine.   …