Wineries

Wines of Carlos Basso

Website: http://amalia.com.ar/
Originally from Genoa, Italy, the Basso Family has been producing wine since 1922. In their beginning they owned the “Purísima” winery from where they sold wines in 220 liter wooden barrels. In 1935, Adolfo Basso, together with his brother Tulio, purchased the “Santa Ana” winery, eventually turning it into one of Argentina’s largest bodegas. Seeking to simplify their lives and once again become involved in small production winemaking, the family sold “Santa Ana” in 1996. Using the profits from this sale the Basso’s purchased and remodeled a small winery in Carrodilla, Mendoza the following year. INSIDE THIS SPACE THE “CARLOS BASSO” PROJECT WAS BORN. THE WINERY IS 100% ESTATE, WITH TWO VINEYARDS IN MENDOZA’S UCO VALLEY. Carlos and his son Adolfo run the day to day operations of the winery.

Commodore

Website: http://www.daquinogroup.com.au/
An exceptional easy drinking range of wines, carefully crafted by award winning winery using the finest fruit sources from vineyards in premium viticulture areas across South Eastern Australia. Enjoyed by experienced wine drinkers and by those just starting to discover the delights of good wine, Commodore Estate is great value wine not to be missed. The vineyards that produce the Commodore Estate wines enjoy first use of water straight from the snowy Mountains. Water is carefully controlled to produce a low yield of high quality grapes. Consistent weather patterns mean that the grapes are harvested when they are at their peak.

Wallaby Creek

Website: http://www.daquinogroup.com.au/
With three generations of winemaking and knowledge behind it, the D’Aquino winery located in New South Wales, Australia is no small enterprise, even by Australian national standards. Founded by Carmelo D’Aquino in 1946 as a small winery in a tin shed, the D’Aquino winery is now situated in the upper Hunter Valley, and is under the guidance of Rex D’Aquino, the third generation winemaker.

Rockway

Website: http://www.rockway.net/
Our winery was built for the sole purpose of making premium wine. It houses state of the art equipment to ensure a sanitary and controlled environment for our wines. We also house a mixture of French and American oak barrels ranging in age, forests and cooperages. Although our winery was not built to accommodate public tours, we conduct one-of-a-kind tours through our antique wine museum, where guests can look into the history of winemaking from the 17th and 18th centuries. Our retail store is right next door so please join us for a tasting and find your favourite wine!

Valle Secreto

Website: http://www.vallesecreto.cl/en/home.html
Valle Secreto was born when Antonio Puntí, Claudio Berndt and Richard Samale, all wine lovers and connoisseurs, came together with the objective of creating a wine of unique features in a privileged location. Valle Secreto is an innovative project, complementing the wine culture with tourism, unifying its modern installations with the romanticism and the mystic of its 19th century church and natural surroundings.

Punti Ferrer

Website: http://www.puntiferrer.cl/wine/
Antonio Puntí Ferrer has followed in his father`s footsteps, who came from Manresa in Catalunya, Spain, following a family tradition of more 50 years, dedicating his life to the production of fine wines.Our main purpose is to deliver the best of Chile to our customer, reflected on a quality product, of intense expression, that will generate a true enjoyable experience.Our vineyards produce varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, coming from some of Chile´s most prestigious valleys, always striving to produce the most intense fruit and the best quality.

The history of the family in Chile Puntí dates back to 1953 when Don Jaime Puntí Desveus, from Manresa, in Catalunya Spain, cameup to Chile.
For more than 50 years, the family has been dedicated to the art of growing grapes and producing quality wines in the valley of Cachapoal, specifically in the mountainous area of the city of Rengo.
The youngest son, Antonio Ferrer Puntí has continued this tradition, dedicated to the heading selling wine and quality wines abroad for more than 12 years.

Gospoja Toljanic

Website: http://www.gospoja.hr/
1995 was established agricultural cooperative family Toljanić – Ma’am. It is based on the centuries-old family tradition of growing autochthonous varieties of vines – Zlahtina wines, wine and local spirits. In addition to growing grapes and wine production we have expanded its djelatnot and catering to their product could offer through their own restaurants. In this way, within our home we follow the process of growing grapes – wine production – to the placement of the finished product; so called. production process’ from farm to fork “. With the wine we offer our guests and an excellent young lamb from our own breeding.

Chateau de Ferrand

Website: http://www.chateaudeferrand.com
The history of Château de Ferrand dates back to the 17th century and was forged in the grand tradition of the Bordeaux wine-growing estates, those that helped the region gain its illustrious reputation. Like all the Grands Crus of Bordeaux, the estate has experienced periods of great prosperity – Louis XIV’s court flocked to Ferrand renowned for its parties – and much quieter periods. Mademoiselle de Scudéry, the French writer and close friend of Elie de Bétoulaud, spent time at Ferrand working on her poetry.

Alberese

Website: http://www.alberese.com/
Tenuta di Alberese is one of the largest companies in Europe conducted with organic methods. The Tenuta di Alberese located in the heart of Maremma south of Grosseto, covers over 4200 hectares of pine forest and woodland, arable land , natural pastures and olive groves. Tenuta di Alberese is not only this: the repository of thousands of years of history, is also one of the most prestigious Italian companies for the rich historical and architectural heritage who in recent years has been greatly restored.

Andrea Paoletti

Andrea Paoletti is a highly regarded viticultural and wine making consultant who has dedicated his life to the wines of Tuscany. For 15 years he has shepherded the Supertuscan Tignenello to greatness. In 1996, on the verge of the great 1997 vintage, he became an independent consultant and now creates fabulous wines with Carlo Massimiliano Gritti Winery and other great wine estates, including Ornellaia, Isole e Olena and, Valdicava, Moris Farms. Recently DKR announced the launch of the wines of Carlo Massimiliano Gritti. “This line of Umbrian wines was created by the famous enologist Andrea Paoletti, formerly of Tignanello. The vineyards are owned by the Gritti family. Gritti is one of the historic Venetian families. One of Carlo Gritti’s most illustrious ancestors was Andrea Gritti, the Doge of Venice between 1523 and 1538.

Antica Vigna

Salvaterra is a family-run winery whose history many generations back in time. Today, the winery owned by two brothers, Eros and Lucio Furia. The vineyards are located in Veneto, in the northeastern corner of Italy between Padua and Venice, where other classics like Amarone and Soave come from. Salvaterra has more than 200 hectares of vineyards where the Pinot Grigio grape is grown in-house. In this way the family takes control and their strict quality compliance at all times.

Azienda Casale

Website: http://www.casaledaviddi.it/
Family Daviddi started producig wine in the early 1800’s, in the tterriotry of Valiano of Montepulciano, thank to the skill of Giustino Daviddi. The coutnry and winemaking tradition passed on from Father to son to become, with his granddaughter Aldimaro, the main activities of the family in teh late 60’s. The initial production of 5000 bottles a year, has been increasing over time while respecting the tradition and authenticity handed over two centuries. The farm ‘Casale’ today produces approximately 80,000 bottles a year, situated in the Montepulciano DOCG zone and devleops over 20hc of vineyards.

Botter

Website: http://www.botter.it/
The company was founded by Carlo Botter in 1928 as a small business selling local Veneto wines in barrels and demijohns. It took its first major step forward with the arrival of the second generation of the family. After the Second World War, brothers Arnaldo and Enzo began selling wine in bottles. They boosted the company’s presence on the Italian market and – most importantly – they began a constant process of expansion in other countries, which would become the company’s main source of income. In the 1970s and 1980s, Botter was able to keep up with the growing international market and expand its range. Some of its Veneto wines were now made on the family land in Motta di Livenza, near Treviso. They were joined by other wines made in the main Italian wine regions, as well as the production and sales of grape juice.

Cantine Benedetti

Website: www.cantine-benedetti.com/english/home.html
Our motto is “from vine to bottle, a family tradition”. In fact, our company can boast that we only use grapes of our own production, thus being able to follow the birth of the wines from the cultivation of the vine; This painstaking attention to every step, combined with a deep love and passion for our land, leading to that wonderful product that is Valpolicella in all its types … Choices that do not follow the logic of the market but are like an artist’s signature on his work.

Campo Alla Sughera

Website: http://www.campoallasughera.com/en/default.aspx#3
Passing through Bolgheri some 17 years ago, my family conceived the idea of establishing a vineyard and winery, and I have been here ever since, growing, living life to the full. To think, back then there was nothing here, not even an abandoned farmhouse to rebuild. But you know, I can’t imagine being anywhere else; this land – these 20 hectares that I breathe, that I live – is a constant source of warmth, passion, of love. It’s true that I don’t come from a long line of wine producers, nor can I claim aristocratic roots, but I am a young enterprise at the cutting edge of the industry, and I was born in one of the world’s best known and most highly regarded terroirs that has been blessed by an equally well regarded winemaking tradition. What can I do, but carry on working as best I can? I am the new generation; I am part of a future that will make history.

Casal Bosco

Website: http://www.fattoriacasalbosco.com/en/home/
Velvety hills extend for kilometers and surround Casalbosco winery. The 150 hectares of land are kissed by the sun and dominate the valleys between Prato and Pistoia, with the natural beauty of the Apennines that create a harmonious background. The hillsides of Casalbosco are decorated by vivacious vineyards. From a distance they look like a colorful patchwork with red, purple gold that dominate under the Tuscan sun. A passion that runs through the family, a divine pleasure for wine. Excellence and refined taste for wines from Fattoria di Casalbosco sink deep into the roots of the Becagli Family. The children, who run the winery, have been very successful thanks to their entrepreneurial experience in the textile and fashion field. And with the same success and enthusiasm they are facing this new adventure through the vineyards.

CasaSetaro

Website: http://www.casasetaro.it/?lang=en
We are a historic cellar of the Vesuvius area, whose vineyards climb up the sides of Vesuvius in the Trecase neighborhood, near Pompeii. We are in a very important area for its biodiversity and soil fertility, which is located inside Mount Vesuvius National Park. It is a land that offers very favorable conditions for the cultivation of vineyards, allowing us to reproduce the native varieties without external grafts, also managing to create new vineyards with cuttings of old varieties of the area. All our vineyards are part of the tradition of our region: Aglianico, Piedirosso, Falanghina and Caprettone – a vine variety that grows only on the slopes of Vesuvius. My family has cultivated vineyards for generations within the beautiful setting of the Vesuvius. When it came time for me to take the leadership of the winery, I have wanted to go further, according the tradition, as was passed down to me from my father, with the innovation required today to export around the world the uniqueness of the flavors of Vesuvius.

Cascina Adelaide

Website: http://www.cascinaadelaide.com/en/index.aspx
Cascina Adelaide began in 1817 as a group of vine growers. They owned vineyards in two of the most prestigious regions in Italy, Cannubi and Preda. The estate was bought 15 years ago by Amabile Drocco. He immediately updated the estate by building a modern underground cellar, introducing a new barrel system and more than doubling the size of the vineyards. Drocco’s father was a vine grower in a small village not far from Barolo. After World War II, because of a weak Italian economy, Drocco chose to study mechanics in Torino. When he returned to Alba, he started the Sancassiano Bakery Equipment Company. After leading his company to great success, he was finally able to return to his viticulture roots and purchase Cascina Adelaide.

Ellena Giuseppe

Website: http://www.ellenagiuseppe.it/eng/
After working as sharecroppers in many different farmhouses in La Morra, Francesco class of 1922 and his brother Giovanni in 1966 bought the current farm, making some wine-growing the principal activity of the family. For many years the farm was part of an agricultural cooperative but the dream to return to crush its own grapes, it is never extinguished. With the vintage 2009, after having restructured part of the historical farmhouse and the nineteenth-century wine cellar, for the barrel ageing of the Barolo, the Ellena family has returned to crush its own grapes as it already did in the 60’s of last century. The decision to try in this new experience has been dictated by the strong passion for the land that Francesco has transmitted before to his son Giuseppe and then to his grandson Matteo. Today three generations work beside side weaving ancient traditions and innovation in a harmony of knowledge that unite the wine to the territory and to who produces it.

Fattoria di Luiano

Website: http://www.luiano.it/en
1389.. Luiano has been a place of wine and olive oil production since the ninth century. In the late middle ages this landmark was chosen by a noble family, allied with the Medici, to build a beautiful villa and farm. Over the years Luiano has belonged to several of the most renown families of Florence including the Mellini Borromei and the Strozzi. Today Luiano is a dynamic family owned winery, fully focused on producing jovial and enjoyable wines. Both Alessandro and Felicia, Antonio’s son and daughter share their father’s passion for Luiano.

Fulvia Tombolini

Website: http://www.fulviatombolini.it/
The winemaking tradition of the Tombolini family continues with passion and commitment from generation to generation since 1921, in search of the highest quality and excellence. In 1972 Giovanni Tombolini launched the Castelfiora brand, inspired by the name of his beloved wife, Fiora, and the Albornoz Tower (dating from the 14th century), owned by the family and the symbol of the town of Staffolo. Fulvia Tombolini has chosen to follow the tradition and inspiration of her family, striving to produce quality wines while protecting the territory. A perfect balance between the passion and will of the present generation and the commitment to preserve the environment for the future ones.

Grotta del Ninfeo

Website:  www.domenicofraccaroli.com/en
Our motto is “from vine to bottle, a family tradition”. In fact, our company can boast that we only use grapes of our own production, thus being able to follow the birth of the wines from the cultivation of the vine; This painstaking attention to every step, combined with a deep love and passion for our land, leading to that wonderful product that is Valpolicella in all its types … Choices that do not follow the logic of the market but are like an artist’s signature on his work

Il Poggiolo

Website: http://ilpoggiolomontalcino.com/en/
For over thirty years, my philosophy is to make quality wine. Cecilia Martinez, my life partner for 12 years now, has always worked hard with me, support in all the choices, never limit my innate imagination and creativity are curious by nature, always looking for new techniques. We have 7.5 acres of property to the spore of 400 meters above sea level for most cultivated Sangiovese with small percentages of Syrah, Merlot and Pinot Noir, as well as two hectares in Montecucco.

Mainerdo

Website: http://www.mainerdo.com/eng/enter.html
Three Generations, a Single Passion. Our firm was founded in 1920 by Giovanni MAINERDO, who – inspired by his great passion for wine – began to make small amounts from grapes grown in certain particularly highly prized areas in the villages of Neive and Barbaresco. Today, more than eighty years later, as well as the grapes grown on the vineyards on their own estate (35 acres), the Mainerdo wine cellar still uses grapes grown by the children and grandchildren of these small growers – who have continued through generations for more than half a century to allocate their top quality produce to the winery – in the fermentation and blending of their wines.

Pescaja

Website: http://www.pescaja.com/
Beppe loves to associate some philosophic thoughts with each bottle. His wines are not the fruits of hazard but the result of a profound reflection on the connection between life and the earth, wine being the ultimate expression of its alliance. Few wines have have a strong personality and a fruity taste that is so powerful and decidedly pure. Due to the striking nature of his wines, Beppe is a bit of a magician in Piedmont. Sole..Cuore..Anima.. = Sun.. Heart.. Soul

Pirovano

Website: http://www.vinicantinepirovano.com/it/

Tradition and innovation, passion and quality, these are the values that have been handed down from generation to generation in the family Pirovano.
A culture of consolidated enterprise that allows the company, while remaining faithful to the values that always have distinguished it, to promote research and innovation, with the goal of continuously improving production, striving for excellence at every stage of process, through the use and testing of innovative and modern equipment in the bottling lines, in the cellar and in the laboratory.
But innovation is also the fruit of education and research, continuously promoted and supported by the Pirovano family and the company management.

The Farm
The Azienda Agricola Terre Bentivoglio extends for 90 hectares, on the hills of Oltrepò Pavese, in the municipality of Santa Giuletta, on the border between Broni and Casteggio, whose lands, already lsimbardi Marchesi di Pavia, were purchased by Family Pirovano. This ancient land, overlooking a landscape of vineyards that pursue and draw rows of geometries, the sun becomes golden hills.

The Vineyards
Are the most valuable assets of the Company Agricola Terre Bentivoglio, achieved thanks to the passionate work and the great love that binds the family Pirovano to this land. The excellent exposure and composition of the soil allow to grow Barbera, Bonarda and Pinot Noir in an ideal way. After harvesting, the most modern winemaking techniques give the maximum of personality and excellence wines.

Podere Elisa

Prodotto Santoni

Website: http://www.santonitoscana.it/index.php/en/
A sip of Tuscany.. Gabriello Santoni is an Italian brand which is well known for the production of a wide selection of liquors and distillates, being synonymous of familiar tradition, homemade quality and passion.
These values represent a great heritage and allow the product to be appreciated for its genuineness. This is the reason why Gabriello Santoni was conferred with the title of Knight of Work from the Italian Republic, thus becoming the Knight Gabriello. A prestigious Italian recognition granted to those who have distinguished themselves for their own economical sector, thus contributing to the social, working and technological development and to the growth of the prestigious “ made in Italy”.

Salvaterra

Website: http://www.tenutesalvaterra.it/index.aspx
Salvaterra is a family-run winery whose history many generations back in time. Today, the winery owned by two brothers, Eros and Lucio Furia. The vineyards are located in Veneto, in the northeastern corner of Italy between Padua and Venice, where other classics like Amarone and Soave come from. Salvaterra has more than 200 hectares of vineyards where the Pinot Grigio grape is grown in-house. In this way the family takes control and their strict quality compliance at all times.

San Martino

Website: http://www.sanmartinovini.it/?lang=en
The company was founded in the 1960’s, taking its name from its location, the San Martins. Between the 9th and 11th century, the ancient church of San Martino Vescovo, patron of Visna stood here, and still today parts of the stones from the ancient construction are uncovered every now and then during vineyard works. In San Martino, tradition and innovation live alongside the genuineness of the wines, always pleasant and perfect for everyday consumption.

Tenuta i Fauri

Website: http://www.tenutaifauri.it/site/
Tenuta i Fauri is not simply the brand name of a company, it is first and foremost a family, dedicated to wine production for many years, testifying to this is the vaguely ethylic nickname that has accompanied us for generations, the mark of an ancient vocation: Baldovino. A CHALLENGE AND A WAY OF LIFE: these are the driving forces behind my father Domenico, frank and extrovert wine producer and we children, who from him have inherited the passion for ”making wine”, a mysterious art to be developed and refined. The thirty-five hectares of vineyards, cultivated in a suggestive and happy geographic framework, produce sincere and elegant wines that lead back to the areas of origin and maintain unaltered the characteristics of the varieties.

Tenuta Santome

Website: http://www.tenutasantome.com/prosecco/raboso-prosecco-wine.html
It all began with grandfather, Antonio, a vineyard expert and great enthusiast. In the ’70s, our father, Armando, continued by purchasing and equipping thirty hectares of fertile land in the “Grave di Papadopoli” area, while “supporting” the vineyards with concrete poles throughout most of our peninsula. His sons Alan (winemaker) an William (accountant) followed suit, setting up the splendid Santomè wine farm (30 hectares), purchased in 1999. From February 2010, a further three hectares were incorporated, adjacent to the village of Collalto, in the heart of the designated Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadine DOCG zone. Altogether there are 60 hectares of vineyards and wine is made and sold in the new premises in Biancade (Treviso). The winery is considered a model, particularly because of its modern vineyards with dense plant system, its strict grape selection and its use of innovative vinification systems. The wine farm also relies on the advice and proven experience of winemaker, Marzio Pol.

Villa Sparina

Website: http://www.villasparinaresort.it/en/azienda-vinicola
Welcome to Villa Sparina, a wine-making farm in Monterotondo, Piedmont, in the heart of the home of Gavi wine DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllate e Garantita). Here the cultivation of grapes has been part of this land and of the lives of its people since time immemorial. Quality, personality and great wines. This, today, is Villa Sparina, a vineyard founded by the Moccagatta family in the 1970’s. A farm which has always put the territory at the centre of its projects with an eye to valorising the history and culture tied to the grapes of the area. Villa Sparina comprises 100 hectares of land, 70 of which are cultivated with local grapes for the production of Gavi and Barbera wines. And, if it is true that all great wines are made essentially in the vineyard, ours grow on perfect ground, with an excellent position and mild climate. These three factors favour the natural production of great wines.

Villa Pillo

Website: http://www.villapillo.com/en/
Villa Pillo is a traditional Tuscan Farm, founded in Medieval Times, mentioned in many historical documents. It is located in the heart of the Chianti area, equidistant from the Cities of Pisa, Florence and Siena. From Etruscan times an area through which Trade and Pilgrim routes were established and which formed the ” Via Francigena”. The nearby towns of San Gimignano , Volterra and Certaldo being of importance in the production of Silk, Saffron, Alabaster, Terracotta and Glass.

Clos de Nit

Website: http://www.cofamaexport.com/vinos-closdenit.php
“Clos de Nit is a Catalan phrase that translates to “vineyard of the night.” The land that comprises the Montsant D.O. located in southern Catalonia takes the shape of a crescent moon when drawn on a map. This is the inspiration for the unique blends of the Clos de Nit range. The Designation of Origin D.O. Montsant is known as the “diamond in the rough,” because although it is a D.O. which was created in 2001, it already has a prestigious reputation throughout the world. D.O. Montsant is located in the centre of Catalonia, forming a ring around the famous and exclusive DOQ Priorat. It is a very isolated area, depending exclusively on agricultural production methods that respects the environment.”

Masachs

Website: http://www.cofamaexport.com/cavas-masachs-masfi.php
It was at the turn of last century when the Masachs family started to cultivate grapes in their estate located in Vilafranca del Penedès, a wine area par excellence, where the growing of grapes had already been introduced in times of the Roman Empire. D. Josep Masachs Llorach, dedicated since his childhood to the growing of grapes, founded Cavas Masachs within the decade of the twenties producing cava in the best tradition of craftsmanship. Later, his son, D. Josep Masachs Juvé, went on with his father’s job under the same policy of very limited production and craftsmanship combined with hard work with the aim to improve the quality of his cavas. In 1977, Josep y Joan Masachs started a new guideline and launched a new line of cava to the market based on the experience and know-how of their ancestors. This compelled Masachs to set up new facilities in 1985 in the Monsarra estate, which is situated in the municipality of Torrelles de Foix and provided with the ideal structure for the making of the best cavas.

Mas Fi

Website: http://www.masficava.com/products01.html
Mr. Josep Masachs Llorach, a man with strong convictions, great character and dedicated since his childhood to the growing of grapes, founded Cavas Masachs in the 1920’s, producing cava in the best tradition of craftsmanship and with a limited production, meant primarily for his own consumption and to make it known to his closest friends. Later, his son, Mr. Josep Masachs Juvé, continued his father’s tradition under the same policy of very limited production and craftsmanship combined with hard work with the aim to improve the quality of his cavas. In 1977 Josep and Joan Masachs started a new path and launched a new line of cava to the market based on the experience and know-how of their ancestors. Nowadays, Cavas Masachs continue the production of cavas and wines in their Monsarra estate with the same enthusiasm in order to improve the quality initiated by its founders.

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Navardia

Website: http://www.cofamaexport.com/vinos-navardia.php
Family owned winery is located to the left of the Ebro valley, by the Banks of the Ega river, within the locality of Andosilla this being part of the region of Navarre. Geographically, our wines qualify for approval as forming part of the Rioja wine region (Denominación de Origen Calificada). The wine is produced using only grapes from our own vines. The 50 ha are distributed approximately as follows: 30 ha for Tempranillo; 10 ha for Graciano; 8 ha. for Garnacha and 2 ha (by way of a trial) for Merlot. All have been cultivated in accordance with the EU′s standard governing organic agriculture and certified. Navardia is the name given to our organic wines.

Pago de los Capellanes

Website: http://www.pagodeloscapellanes.com/Pago_de_los_Capellanes/Pago_de_los_Capellanes_en.html
Pago de los Capellanes is located barely a kilometre from the village of Pedrosa de Duero, nestled deep in the heart of the Ribera del Duero region of Spain. In the 14th century, a chaplainry existed in the village of Pedrosa de Duero. The inhabitants of the village donated small parcels of land to the chaplains in appreciation for the religious duties that they performed in the area. Over time, the chaplainry came to have a sizeable landholding. Some 500 years later, in 1855, the properties of the church and clergy were given over to the city council as part of the Ecclesiastical Confiscations of Mendizábal. Despite this, the inhabitants of Pedrosa continued to call the area “Pago de los Capellanes” in honour of the chaplains. The estate was home to vineyards. Vines cultivated for generations. Today, these have grown to become one of the most prestigious wineries in the Ribera del Duero region, the Rodero Villa Winery. The fruit of their work: Pago de los Capellanes.

Black Bear Red Chair

Website: http://www.blackbearredchairvineyards.com/index.html
Black Bear / Red Chair is an example of a hand-crafted wine that can stand up to the big boys of the category and doesn’t break the bank.

Blazon

Website: http://www.oakridgewinery.com
Oak Ridge Winery is the oldest operating winery in Lodi, California, built in 1934. It is owned by the Maggio, Reynolds and Dondero families, and produces estate wines under several separate wine labels. The winery itself was once a winemaking cooperative, which the Maggio and Reynolds families purchased in 2002. They had a vision that went well beyond dusting off a piece of local history. They renamed it Oak Ridge Winery and began by modernizing the facilities, transforming it into a state-of-the-art winery. The wines are made from 500 acres of estate vineyards throughout the Lodi American Viticultural Area (AVA). The winery and vineyards are situated between the Sierra Nevada foothills and the San Francisco Bay.

Del Dotto

Website: http://www.deldottovineyards.com/
Del Dotto Vineyards is a family-owned winery which focuses on small production, premium wines. The Del Dotto family has spent the last 20 years acquiring vineyards all over Napa Valley in the top areas for growing world class wines: including Rutherford, Oakville, St. Helena, Spring Mountain, Howell Mountain, Pritchard Hill area and Sonoma Coast. In just a few years, Del Dotto has become one of Napa Valley’s most sought after destinations! Del Dotto continues to experiment with both ancient and modern winemaking techniques to attain our ultimate goal: Making great wine to bring family and friends together to enjoy life.

Gnarled Vine

Oak Ridge Winery started as a co-operative receiving fruit from extensive land holdings all over the Lodi region in California. Over the years, wines of distinct character emerged in the winery from certain vineyards and today we select the lots most representative of the Lodi’s expressive terroir from our land holdings to come into Oak Ridge Winery and be crushed under our own name.

Hansen Cellars

Website: http://www.h-gvineyards.com/
A Path to Great Wines…With over 150 years in the wine industry we have stayed true to our roots in California, making wines that showcase the Lodi Appellation along with some Coastal Regions and a few very select vineyards in California such as Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles and Santa Maria. This allows us to bring you multiple levels of wines where you can not only taste the beauty of Lodi wines, but appreciate the quality of different areas of California.

Moss Roxx

Website: http://www.oakridgewinery.com/our-wines/moss-roxx/
Gnarled and ancient, the Zinfandel vines from this vineyard produce some of California’s most sought-after fruit. Only vines that are more than a century old can produce a wine so supple and complex. These are vines that early pioneers to the state planted in their vision of founding a new paradise. This wine honors those early spirits with an image of the California Grizzly Bear on the bottle and the nectar within.

Oak Ridge

Website: http://www.oakridgewinery.com/about-us/
Oak Ridge Winery is the oldest operating winery in Lodi, California, built in 1934. It is owned by the Maggio, Reynolds and Dondero families, and produces estate wines under several separate wine labels. The winery itself was once a winemaking cooperative, which the Maggio and Reynolds families purchased in 2002. They had a vision that went well beyond dusting off a piece of local history. They renamed it Oak Ridge Winery and began by modernizing the facilities, transforming it into a state-of-the-art winery. Today the winery produces several brands in addition to Oak Ridge Winery, including OZV, Old Soul, 3 Girls, Maggio, Helena Ranch, Moss Roxx, and Lodi Estates.