Winery in Pescadero? Yes, Sante Arcangeli (Mercury News)

“Have you been to Pescadero lately? The name “Old Stage Road” conjures up images of a more bucolic era — and in this coastside town surrounded by artichoke fields, you can step back in time…” Thanks to Laura Ness for the recent write-up about our tasting room.  Read the full story here:  http://www.mercurynews.com/eat-drink-play/ci_26365980/winery-pescadero-yes-sante-arcangeli

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Summer Shipping Limitations

The warm weather is here.  As a result, all internet orders will be shipped as weather allows:  in the Fall, most likely.  Unless we get a cold period, in which case an order may go out earlier.

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Rosé, The New “It” Wine (Huffington Post)

Of our 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Mary Orlin (Huffington Post) had this to say: “This wine is love at first taste. Deep rose petal color, plum and raspberry on the nose with hibiscus flower and roses. It’s got a rich mouth feel with strawberry and plum flavors and a hint of spice. Super long, Read More

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Recent Article in the Good Times Weekly

Josie Cowden recently talked about us in her wine column in our local weekly paper.  Check it out.

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2012 Split Rail Pinot Noir Receives 94 Points, Editor’s Choice, From Wine Enthusiast Magazine

The March 2014 Advanced Buyer’s Guide for Wine Enthusiast Magazine just landed, and we were pleased to see our 2012 Split Rail Vineyard Pinot Noir received 94 Points, with the Editor’s Choice designation.  A rare honor for this, our first submission to the publication.  Editor/Reviewer Steve Heimoff had this to say about our baby: “With Read More

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“Selezione Susie” and What it Means

Our 2009 Bald Mountain Vineyard Chardonnay said it.  Our 2010 Split Rail Vineyard Pinot Noir had it.  So does the 2012 Split Rail Family Reserve.  The “Selezione Susie” designation.  Some have asked about it, some have not.  TTB wanted to know what those foreign-language words meant, and I was forced to spell it out for Read More

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Steve Heimoff of Wine Enthusiast on our 2012 Split Rail Pinot: “knocked my socks off”.

We couldn’t be happier about Steve Heimoff’s comments about our 2012 Split Rail Vineyard Pinot Noir: “I’ve tasted only about 700 wines for Wine Enthusiast from the 2012 vintage (the number should eventually rise to several thousand), but based on what’s come in so far, this is going to be a hugely successful year for Cabernet Sauvignon, Read More

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On Bottling Topless

Some of you may have noticed that our 2012 vintage came off the line… well… half naked.  Topless, to be exact.  Corks bared for all to see.  The wine equivalent of a 1967 bra burning. In other words, no foil covering the cork. Are you wondering why? Unlike corks, foils play no part whatsoever in Read More

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Recent Article in the Good Times

We were recently featured by Josie Cowden in the Good Times’ Food and Wine Magazine.  Here’s a link to the article.

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Shadowbrook Winemaker Wednesday October 23rd

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

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