Wines Currently Available for Purchase at the Winery or the On-Line Shop


2019 Sauvignon Blanc

100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Grapes from Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County.

Straw in color; warm climate; aromas of lemon, white peach and jasmine flowers; medium body and balanced acid; lemon, melon, white peach and a hint of green bell pepper on a smooth and lingering finish that shouts “It’s Summertime”!

Food Pairing:  Grilled vegetable, penne pasta with cumin; Maryland-style crab cakes (need I say more!); Roasted chicken breast with herb basting sauce and cheeses such as Goat Cheese, Double Gloucester and Drunken Goat.

ALC. 12.6%



2017 Barbera

100% Barbera.

Grapes from San Diego County.

DOUBLE GOLD, 95 Points, Best of Class, Best Red, Toast of the Coast

BRONZE, San Francisco Chronicle

Same vineyard as our 2015 Barbera which also won a Double Gold; 89 Points Wine Enthusiast.

Garnet in color; well-balanced acids and tannins; red cherry, plum, notes of vanilla and lavender; a hint of chocolate through a long lingering finish.

Food Pairings:  Grilled and roast pork with fingerling potatoes; Braised lamb dishes such as lamb shanks; Mushroom risotto; Pizza with a sausage topping and cheeses such as Fontina, Grana Padano and Lancashire.



2017 Kay Sirah Syrah

60% Petite Sirah, 30% Merlot, 10% Syrah.

Grapes from San Diego County.

Dark ruby in color, with a hint of blue; aromas of black cherry, blackberry and sweet tobacco; full-bodied, big tannins and balanced acid; blackberry, blueberry, cherry and the tobacco continues; a complex and lingering finish with a hint of vanilla bean, but most important, loaded with antioxidants!

Food Pairing:  Slow roasted lamb ragout; BBQ pork tenderloin with cherry preserves; Sushi rolls (to die for) and cheeses such as Camembert, Mozzarella or Gouda.

ALC. 13.5%



2017 Zinfandel (Amador County)

100% Zinfandel.

Grapes from Amador County.

Garnet in color; Bouquet of blackberry, black plum, cinnamon and sweet tobacco; "the gangs all here" - balanced dark fruit, tannins and acid; blackberry, strawberry, barbecue meats and spices; a stand up and take notice finish tht lingers and lingers with strawberry, sweet tobacco adn spices.

Food Pairings:  Grilled steak with grilled balsamic glazed brussel sproutes; Pull-pork on brioche with spicy southern-style BBQ sauce; Penne pasta with arrabiata sauce and cheeses such as Asiago, Dry Sonoma Jack and Gouda.



2017 Merlot

100% Merlot.

Grapes from Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County.

Deep, dark ruby color; aromas of black cherry, blackberry and cedar; full-bodied and balanced acid; black cherry, blackberry, baking spices, cedar and hints of coffee; a distinct and lingering finish with surprises of hints of chocolate; an exciting “BIG” Merlot that surprises you throughout.

Food Pairings: Food Pairing:  Roasted butternut squash salad; Grilled pork chops with peach preserves; Beef Bourguignon (like in Julia and Julia!) and cheeses such as Asiago, Emmental and Extra sharp cheddar.



2017 Super Piedmont 

50% Barbera, 50% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, San Diego County.
You’ve heard of Super Tuscan?  Meet her brother Super Piedmont. Deep ruby color; aromas of violets, black cherry, black currant, tobacco and cedar; fruit forward, full-bodied, high acid and so well-balanced; black cherry, black currant, blackberry, baking spices and tobacco smoke; a complex and lingering finish that delights the palate!  Decant this wine at least 30 minutes before serving!!!

Food Pairing:  Grilled pepper steak with roasted potatoes; Sticky bar-b-que ribs, Grilled lamb chops with mint and cheeses such as Roquefort, Blue and Camembert. 



2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

2020 Silver Medal – Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition

Grapes from San Diego County.

Oh, so dark ruby in color; long, long legs; aromas of raspberry, black cherry, blackberry and leather; full-bodied, balanced acid and spot-on tannins; black cherry, boysenberry, blackberry and all of a sudden – a bit of pipe tobacco; a smooth and silky finish that just won’t stop! This is quite a lady!

Food Pairing: Grilled portabella mushrooms with butter and garlic; Grilled lamb chops with gratin dauphinoise (!!!); Grilled steak burger with all the fixings with baked shoe string style French fries and cheeses such as Abbaye de Belloc, Comte and Aged Gouda.

ALC. 13.5%



2017 Craftsman Cuvee IV

50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 7% Malbec.

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc from Highland Valley Vineyards, San Diego County, Malbec from Paso Robles.

Left-bank, Medoc-style Bordeaux blend.  Deep ruby color; balanced fruit, tannin and acid; black cherry, blueberry, blackberry, black pepper, violet, and cedar; full-bodied, a surprising smooth, soft and velvety finish that commands your attention.

Food Pairings:  Roasted venison with roasted veggies with balsamic, Grilled lamb with garlic and rosemary; Steak pies and cheeses such as Cheshire, Gorgonzola and Beaufort.



Wines In The Barrel

Our production includes wines with 25% of the fruit grown in our estate vineyards,
another 50% with grapes sourced in San Diego County, and the balance from fruit selected
from premier vineyards throughout California. Currently aging are:

Barbera (San Diego)

Cabernet Franc (Estate)

Cabernet Franc (San Diego)
Cabernet Sauvignon (Estate)

Cabernet Sauvignon (Dry Creek)
Malbec (San Diego)
Merlot (Estate)

Merlot (San Diego)
Petite Sirah (San Diego)

Petit Verdot (San Diego)

Sauvignon Blanc (Paso Robles)
Syrah (San Diego)

Tannat (Paso Robles)

Tempranillo (San Diego)

Zinfandel (Paso Robles)
Zinfandel (San Diego)


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