VOLUME 9, ISSUE 45
August 15, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Broadley Vineyards Scores Big in 2012 Russian River Valley Neighborhoods Recent Sips of California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay Recent Sips of Oregon Pinot Noir & Chardonnay Longplay Recent Sips of Central Otago Pinot Noir Demystifying Whole Cluster Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal
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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