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 …

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 …

COBB WINES

Cobb Wines – Bottle Prize OCCIDENTAL PO Box 426 tel. (707) 799-1073 www.Cobbwines.com thefamily@cobbwines.com 19 ac – 11,000 bt     PEOPLE Father and son team, David and Ross Cobb founded the winery in 2001 and it began as a Pinot Noir passion project, focusing on the rewarding challenge of working with that grape. Long …

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 …

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. …

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 …

ROBERT SINSKEY VINEYARDS

Robert Sinskey Vineyards 6320 Silverado Trail Napa CA 94558 (707) 944-9090 robertsinskey.com   178 ac – 240,000 bt Bottle Prize –  awarded to wineries whose wines represent benchmarks in quality.   PEOPLE In the 1980s, the late Bob Sinskey, a lifetime doctor, foresaw the need for lighter red wines as the American diet began to …

BIG BASIN VINEYARDS

Big Basin Vineyards 830 Memory Lane Boulder Creek (831) 621-8028 bigbasinvineyards.com   10 ac – 60,000 bt Bottle Prize –  awarded to wineries whose wines represent benchmarks in quality.   PEOPLE Bradley Brown had ridden his mountain bike past the historic ranch before it was even on the market. He purchased the overgrown property in …

DOMAINE DROUHIN OREGON

Domaine Drouhin Oregon 6750 NE Breyman Orchards Rd. Dayton OR 97114 (503) 864-2700 domainedrouhin.com 130 ac – 294,000 bt Bottle prize – awarded to wineries whose wines represent benchmarks in quality.   PEOPLE The Drouhins have been making wine in Burgundy France since the 1880s, but became interested in Oregon after David Lett of the …