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 …

What’s The Point?

What is all this hoopla about high points in the wine industry? We, like most industry people, encourage folks to ignore “punctuations” and “accolades” as they are called, and drink what you like. However, you may have noticed that lately we have been shouting our scores from the rooftops. But what do they mean? We will tell you! But first...check ...