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

When it rains, it pours.

You may have heard about some pretty epic rainfall Northern California and the Napa Valley has received this Winter. Our usual amount for a season is 27 inches of rain. According to our Winemaker, we’ll land somewhere around 65 inches this year. So yes, it’s been a bit soggy. Some of you have been curiousRead more

“A welcoming, old-school winery feel,” says Apt.34

“Turnbull is an unassuming space that maintains a welcoming, old-school winery feel. Family owned and operated, everything happens at the original barn-like structure built in 1979. And while it may appear understated, the property actually comes with quite the design pedigree.” We loved reading about Erin Heimstra’s (the lovely lady behind the Apt.34 blog) take onRead more

We’re in the Vinous Napa Valley Report

Vinous is the website headed up by wine critic Antonio Galloni. It’s been a well-referenced resource for us and wine connoisseurs alike. For the first time, Turnbull was included in his annual Napa Valley report, and we were excited to get his take on our wines. Mr. Galloni says of the wines: “A terrific set ofRead more

High praise from Robert Parker for our 2014 vintage wines

The Wine Advocate’s December 31 Napa Valley Issue is out, and the reviews of our 2014 vintage wines are standouts. Our flagship wine, Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon, received 95 points. Mr. Parker said the wine has an “…elegance allied to serious power. This is a stylish, impeccably crafted wine that is broad, flavorful and impressive.”Read more

Our ’14s Reviewed on Wine Review Online

The kind folks at recently included three of our wines in their tasting reviews. Visit here to see Rich Cook’s tasting notes for our 2014 Black Label, Bonne Vivante and Oakville Reserve wines. A highlight from the Black Label review: “…What I found in this wine is a Napa Valley classic that’s just beginningRead more