There is an article from Edible Monterey Bay that summarizes a tragedy that has struck our family, and talks about the amazing friends and family who have come together to support us and open our tasting room in Aptos. Here’s the link.
On October 23rd from 5:00 – 8:00 owner/winemaker John Benedetti will be serving four of our new wines at the Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola. Each wine will be served with an hors d’oeuvre that has been specially-created by the chef to pair with the wine. We did this event last year and it was a Read More
Our friends at Beauregard Vineyards have agreed to gift two tasting flights to anyone who shows them a receipt from our tasting room. We’re doing the same: show us a receipt from Beauregard and tasting for two is free in our tasting room. It’s a great way to expand your trip up/down the north coast: Read More
The opening of our tasting room on August 2nd is the culmination of almost 3 years traveling a curvy road and taking a U-Turn or two… but it’s finally happening. Back in 2011 we set out to build a brewery and winery in the same place, with a shared tasting room. After 18 months of Read More
Passport Day July 20th from 11:00 to 5:00! For the first time, we are inviting guests to the location of our new winery facility at 21435 Summit Road, Los Gatos, for the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association’s Summer Passport event on July 20th. Our new winery location at Candice Wozniak’s Redwood Ridge Estate is typically Read More
Great news! Our tasting room at 216-A Stage Road in Pescadero has been approved by the ABC. The location in Pescadero is perfect for us – from the doorway you can see the bakery Sante Arcangeli built in the 1920s, which is still run by our family. We share a building with Made in Pescadero, Read More
From Ken Zinns: “Sante Arcangeli 2011 Pinot Noir, “Corralitos Duet,” Santa Cruz Mountains. Sourced from Split Rail and Fog’s Edge vineyards. Medium-light garnet color, featuring raspberry, earth, and hints of flowers, spice, and sweet oak. Medium-light bodied with juicy acidity and moderate tannins, nice. A promising newcomer to the Corralitos Pinot scene, it should be Read More
Laurie Daniel, wine writer for the San Jose Mercury News, found us as part of the “Tastemaker’s Session” at Pinot Paradise this year. In her article about earthiness in Pinot Noir, she had the following to say about us: “The mountain garrigue character didn’t seem to be dependent on ripeness or power (or lack thereof). Read More
At Pinot Paradise this year we decided to preview our 2012 Split Rail Pinot Noir… so we extracted a 5-barrel blend and shared it with guests of the VIP tasting. One such VIP was Rusty Gaffney, otherwise known as “the Prince of Pinot”, author of The Pinotfile. Here’s what Rusty had to say: “2012 Sante Read More
Join our mailing list and we’ll let you know when the Fall 2012 release is available, consisting of 2011 Split Rail Vineyard Chardonnay, 2011 “Corralitos Duet” Pinot Noir, 2012 “Tank’d” Unoaked Chardonnay and 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir.