VOLUME 9, ISSUE 33
November 9, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Winemaker Ken Brown: Veteran Still On His Game Littorai: Balance & Harmony is Theme Dijon Clone 943: Early Reports Hahn Estates: Consistently Top Notch Mueller: Over 20 Years of Excellence in the Russian River Valley Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir A Life Worth Living: Russian River Valley Original Charles Bacigalupi 1924-2013 Pinot Briefs Why You Like The Wines You Like
Weibel Family Vineyards & Winery
The Weibel Family has been producing California sparkling wine and still wines through four generations since 1939 in California. Probably best known for its "Green Hungarian," wines are produced under the Stone Creek, Knightsdale,"i", and Weibel Family labels. Pinot Noir is grown in the H&W Estate Vineyard in Mendocino County.
Truscott Wines are also part of the Weibel Family Vineyards & Winery and was created to commemorate the spirit of the Legend of Samuel Z. Truscott. In the summer of 1849, Truscott crossed the California Sierras looking for gold. After several years as a partner in a profitable claim, Truscott moved to San Francisco and owned a business that delivered California wines to restaurants and residents. He eventually headed north and learned winemaking from the Italian and Swiss immigrants while working in wineries in Sonoma County. In his later years, he resettled in Mendocino County and tended a vineyard. The wines are priced for the premium and super-premium market.
The winery's extensive lineup of wines is offered through the website.
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