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West Sonoma Coast Wines are on the Rise

Wall Street Journal
JAY MCINERNEY

The weather is cool and the market is hot. The Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays of the West Sonoma Coast, as distinct from the inland “Sonoma...

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Making Wine in a Hostile Climate on Sonoma’s Coast

New York Times
Eric Asimov

Peay Vineyards is making wines of rare intensity and precision...

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Winery of the year: Peay Vineyards

San Francisco Chronicle
Jon Bonné

Thirteen years ago, Nick and Andy Peay set out to make wine from their own grapes, grown on their own land. They had no established...

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Chardonnays from the ‘True’ Sonoma Coast Are as Good as White Burgundy (for a Lower Price)

Bloomberg Business By Elin McCoy Winemakers like to joke that only the rich should risk planting vines on the far Sonoma coast, where fog, chilly...

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The Extremists of the Extreme Sonoma Coast

The Extremists – Fort Ross Seaview AVA – Anne Krebiehl MW for World of Fine Wine 48...

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The Five Best California Syrahs

Wine Searcher
W. Blake Gray

There’s a lot of Syrah in California. There’s more Syrah here than there is Pinot Noir in Oregon. There’s twice as much Syrah in California...

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A Chardonnay That’s Marvelous on Its Own – And the Backstory Makes It Even Better

Grape Collective
Dorothy J. Gaiter

There’s an old saying in viticulture that when the weather is perfect, just about everyone can make good wine. When climatic conditions are dire, only...

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California’s Edgiest Wine Region: The Western Sonoma Coast

Forbes
Katie Kelly Bell

The grapes in Nick and Andy Peay’s vineyards are in a precarious state most of the time. Quivering on the edge of the San Andreas...

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There’s a new wine movement in California, and it’s all about the terroir

Charleston City Paper
David McCarus

When you ask someone what they know about California wine, the usual response is Napa Valley followed by rating scores, cabernet sauvignon, and Robert Parker....

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California’s New Faces

Wine Spectator
James Laube

Ten aspiring stars who are blazing their trails across the Golden State....

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Scouting Annapolis: an abandoned apple town turns to vines

Wine And Spirits Magazine
Joshua Greene

Back in 1998, I spent a morning with Jess Jackson on a ridge in Annapolis, the spine of a large property he had recently acquired...

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Tasting Room — 10 Best Vineyards

Food & Wine
Ray Isle

Some of the fruit from this up-and-coming star in the far-northwestern corner of the Sonoma coast goes to top names like Williams Selyem and Ryan;...

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Our wines are made from grapes grown on our 53-acre hilltop vineyard located above a river in the far northwestern corner of the West Sonoma Coast, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean. We grow Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay, Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne. You can browse our current offerings in our online Wine Shop.

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Want Some Wine?

Our wines are made from grapes grown on our 53-acre hilltop vineyard located above a river in the far northwestern corner of the West Sonoma Coast, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean. We grow Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay, Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne. You can browse our current offerings in our online Wine Shop.

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