The Story of…a 9:00 am Wine Tasting

    It was 9:00 am on a Tuesday morning in June. The task at hand – tasting twenty-two library wines ahead of our release of Angela Osborne x Folded Hills Library Wines. Tough work, but someone has to do it! We were so excited to sit down and taste the wines Angela had made for Folded Hills from 2016 …

The Story of Angela Osborne…and her return to Folded Hills

  Angela is back!   This is the story of Angela Osborne and Folded Hills. Then and now. In 2014 and 2015 we planted grapes at Folded Hills. This was the first time anyone had planted grapes this far south on the Central Coast. The next step? Find a winemaker. We had interviewed a few folks and no one had …

The Story of…our Estate Grenache – and why there’s a barn on the label!

“The barn…often had a sort of peaceful smell—as though nothing bad could happen ever again in the world.” – E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web   If you have ever driven by the Estate Tasting Room and Farmstead, you would have seen the iconic old 1916 barn on the property. Barns are fascinating to me. They are homes to animals, big and …

The Story of…our August Red Wine – and why Clydesdales are part of it.

“Making Friends is Our Business” – August A. Busch, Jr.   Have you ever noticed how easy it is to make friends when you show up with a bottle or two of organically grown, hand-crafted wine? If you have ever tried our August Red wine, you’ll know why we call this well-balanced blend our “crowd pleaser.” Andy and I always …

The Story of…our GSM Wine

“What should we plant?” When we decided to plant grapes at Folded Hills, we chose the western face of the hillside overlooking the Nojoqui Valley. While the California sun bathes the hillside, the magic is the glorious coastal fog that blankets and teases the grapes in a diurnal dance. Folded Hills is the southernmost winery on the Central Coast, so …