VOLUME 9, ISSUE 24
May 5, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Cork Dork Etude: Inspired Wines of the Carneros the Gardener: Got Organic Grapes? Bravium: Relish the Acidity Rivers-Marie: 2010 & 2011 Reflect the Challenges of Farming on the Edge Dunstan Wines from Durell Vineyard Foursight Wines: Family Excels with Pinot COBB Wines: No Wine Before Its Time Sips of Pinot: Wines Tasted Recently Rosé and Chardonnay: Recently Sampled Wines Pinot Briefs
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Trefethen is one of Napa Valley's few remaining family wine estates. It is located in the Oak Knoll District of the Napa Valley. The Main Ranch Vineyard, which is planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Viognier. The winery's Pinot Noir is sourced from the Main Ranch Vineyard.
The original winery, acquired by John and Janet Trefethen in 1968, was restored and today is on the National Register of Historic Places as the only 19th-century, wooden, gravity-flow winery surviving in Napa County.
The tasting room is open daily 10:00 to 4:30. Tours by appointment (866-895-7696).
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