preserving a legacy: our commitment to sustainability

Guided by a deep-rooted commitment to sustainability, we operate knowing that the decisions of today will affect how future generations carry our legacy. We have a responsibility, not only to our children, but to our land, employees, Valley, and devoted consumers, to lead with intention of environmental and social stewardship. As a Napa Certified GreenRead more

Deep Roots

We have deep roots in the history of the Napa Valley, crafting wine for nearly 40 years from this original estate site in Oakville. Noted Northern California Architect William J. Turnbull was the original owner of the winery and vineyard, together with Reverdy Johnson. They purchased the winery in 1979 as a small project, startingRead more

A #Californiaweekend Must Visit Winery

“It might become your favorite winery.” – Taylor Brown We are thrilled to be highlighted in California Weekend Magazine’s recent series on traveling in Napa Valley. The images of our property are just stunning and we really love how the piece captured how casual and welcoming our tasting experience is meant to be. Here’s the story.Read more

The Story of Fortuna

Our Fortuna Vineyard is a special site for us. It’s been recognized for the exceptional fruit it produces and the single vineyard wines we craft from it. The vineyard has both old vines and young vines, and a gradiation of two soil types. Depending on where the fruit is growing on the property, we canRead more

Which Bottles to Drink Now

We had such a blast recently exploring our library, tasting through some past vintages and marveling at our good fortune (and yours if you’ve been patient!).  The mystery of how a wine will fulfill the patience of cellaring is always exciting to us.  Spoiler alert here… we’ve made note of some of the standouts, soRead more