More than 150 years ago, James Skinner founded a vineyard in the Sierra Foothills. Now the family of his descendant is renewing the Skinner legacy.
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Papapietro Perry Winery began in a garage as the hobby of friends Ben Papapietro and Bruce Perry. Now it's one of the best Pinot Noir producers around.
The winery that pioneered the Lodi, California appellation is keeping to its roots while expanding distribution.
Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker for Markham Vineyards, uses grapes from many Napa Valley locations to create unique and exquisite blends.
Illinois may not be the first place that leaps to mind when you think of great wine, but Christine Lawlor of Galena Cellars is winning wine lovers over to her state's terroir.
Eighth-generation winemaker Gerhard Reisacher brought his passion for artisanal winemaking from Austria to California, and since 1995 he and his wife have been continuing the family tradition.
Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill in the Sierra Foothills grew out of a land purchase from a California monastery. Now a former monk manages the mill, and the wines and olive oils are winning awards.
Biltmore Estate is an award-winning North Carolina winery that's more than worth the trip to see in person.
B Cellars Winery in California is blending different varietals to make startlingly new creations, revolutionizing winemaking in the process.
The historic Albion River Inn, just minutes away from the town of Mendocino, lets you savor the wines of Anderson Valley in comfort and style.
Experience the heart and heritage of Santa Barbara Wine Country on Alisal's 10,000-acre working cattle ranch.
Sequoia Grove wines are just right and then some. Try one of the best Cabernet Savignon's under a grove of ancient coastal redwood trees in the heart of Napa Valley.
Peju has been named Top Artisan Winery of the Year by Wine & Spirits Magazine and has been noted as a producer of Top California Cabernets by Wine Spectator, and in 2009 became just one of 21 Napa Valley wineries to earn certification as a Napa Green Winery and Bay Area Green Business.
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