WINERY SIXTEEN 600

Winery Sixteen 600 – Bottle Prize SONOMA 589 1st St. tel. (707) 721-1805 www.winerysixteen600.com 2 ac – 8,300 bt   PEOPLE Founded in 2007, Sixteen 600 winery is named after the address of Sonoma-based grape grower and organic pioneer Phil Coturri, who was among the first to experiment with organic and biodynamic farming in northern …

GIORNATA

Giornata – Snail Prize PASO ROBLES 470 Marquita Ave. tel. (805) 435-3075 www.giornatawine.com info@giornatawines.com 4 ac – 42,000 bt ‘‘Stephanie Terrizzi is one of the most well respected vineyard managers in Paso Robles. Her commitment to agriculture in respect of the environment and biodiversity is impressive and exemplary”   PEOPLE Brian and Stephanie Terrizzi consider …

CORISON

Corison – Bottle Prize SAINT HELENA 987 Saint Helena Hwy. tel. (707) 963-0826 www.corison.com visit@corison.com 13 ac – 36,000 bt   PEOPLE The inimitable Cathy Corison is a woman who needs no introduction, her quiet trailblazing and steadfast commitment to Na- pa terroir long ago having made a mark on the California wine industry. 2017 …

BONNY DOON VINEYARD

Bonny Doon Vineyard – Bottle Prize DAVENPORT 450 Hwy. 1 tel. (888) 819-6789 www.bonnydoonvineyard.com tastingroom@bonnydoonvineyard.com 10 ac – 444,000 bt   PEOPLE The name Randall Grahm is synonymous with eclectic innovation; California’s current viticultural biodiversity has been enriched in large part by Grahm’s far-sighted experimentations. Grahm got his start at a wine shop in Los …

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 …

FROG’S LEAP

Frog’s Leap – Snali Prize 8815 Conn Creek Rd. tel. (707) 963-4704 www.frogsleap.com ribbit@frogsleap.com 250 ac – 720,000 bt   ‘‘Frog’s Leap is a testament to being a commercially successful winery while taking care of the land, one’s workers and making quality wine at honest prices”   PEOPLE Founded in 1981 with the funds from …

CRISTOM VINEYARDS

Cristom Vineyards SALEM 6905 Spring Valley Rd. NW tel. (503) 375-3068 www.cristomvineyards.com raechel@cristomvineyards.com 105 ac – 216,000 bt ‘‘«We have a dynamic relationship,» Tom Gerrie shares. «Our skill sets meld to marry the style of wine with this place, and we are making the best wines in Cristom’s history»”   PEOPLE Wine Grower/Owner, Tom Gerrie …

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 …

BELLE PENTE VINEYARD & WINERY

Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery – Snail Prize CARLTON 12470 NE Rowland Rd. tel. (503) 852-9500 www.bellepente.com wine@bellepente.com 16 ac – 54,000 bt   ‘‘Belle Pente is the “insider’s secret” Oregon wine lovers like to keep to themselves’’   PEOPLE New York City man meets smalltown Minnesota woman in the Silicon Valley, and they fall …

GOODFELLOW FAMILY CELLARS

Goodfellow Family Cellars MCMINNVILLE 888 NE 8th St. tel. (503) 939-1308 www.goodfellowfamilycellars.com 0ac – 48,000bt       PEOPLE Marcus Goodfellow earned a healthy respect for the land by growing up on an 80-acre tree farm near Silverton, Oregon. The fascination with wine came later as he pursued a restaurant career, first in Los Angeles …