We are called to leave this land healthier and happier for future generations through implementing sustainability in our vineyard and wine making practices. Through conscientious water management, integrating native plants, and a rotating cover crop, the vineyards thrive with life and become a home to the local flora and fauna. As you walk through our vineyards you will hear the rustle of the old oaks lining the property and the buzzing of the bees collecting pollen from our cover crop.
After over 100 years of farming the Clarksburg Region, we have seen first-hand that great wine begins in a Sustainable Vineyard. With each year, we gain more knowledge of our land, the vines, and the unique characteristics of the wine they produce. We strive to improve the vineyards through research and certification with CALIFORNIA RULES through Protected Harvest, to produce the best wine in California.
Herbicide-free farming in vineyards benefits and improves the quality and taste of the grapes, reduces the environmental impact on surrounding ecosystems, and promotes healthier soil and water. It also enhances the sustainability and long-term viability of our vineyards for future generations.
By adopting herbicide-free farming practices, our vineyards reap benefits beyond just improving the quality of their wine grapes. These include:
Transitioning our vineyards to 100% herbicide-free has had significant environmental, economic, and social benefits.
To enhance our sustainability practices we have built a lasting partnership with the Wildlife Care Association of Sacramento and provide habitat for rehabilitated owls. If you are lucky enough to be there in the last moments before sunset, you may even see an owl flying low to the ground looking for dinner to feed her young owlets or snuggled safe and cozy in an owl box lining the vineyard.
Winery Hours & Location
Open daily 11AM - 5PM
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