2015 Nagasawa Old Vine Zinfandel, Russian River Valley
Robert Rue Vineyard – This Heritage Vineyard was planted in the 1880’s and is a typical Italian ‘field blend’ and has Petite Sirah, Carignan, Alicante Bouchet among other randomly planted among these head pruned Zinfandel vines.
On St George rootstock, which is one of the only resistant to the Phylloxera bug that lives off vine roots, and the only reason why vines still survive.
At the intimate Paradise Ridge tasting room in Kenwood, tasting room manager Annette McDonnell, a former chef, likes to guide visitors through a 75-minute sensory wine and food exercise with the goal of helping them relax about pairing
Top 5 Most Romantic Wineries in Sonoma & Napa
Visitors are encouraged to wander down from the tasting room and then meander in no particular order among natural paths lined only in low fieldstones smothered with moss.
As lizards scamper about and red tailed hawks fly above, visitors can spend as little as 10 minutes or as much time as they like.
Everything was flawlessly executed and surpassed our expectations… The wine was outstanding; the venue was beautiful and intimate, both inside and outside; and the ambiance lent itself to the best wedding, reception, dinner, and party in the history of mankind.
Our June wedding was simply a dream come true. We will forever be grateful for your kind hospitality. Paradise Ridge will be a special destination for us forever.
The view from the terrace is like a painting, layered with greens and golds, gradually blending into deeper earth tones and finally fading to hazy purple hues at the horizon.
This Sliver of Sonoma Paradise delivers a dose of art, history, nature and fine wines in one stop
Our expression from the vineyard to the bottle
Thanks from the bottom of our hearts for making our wedding day so very perfect and beautiful. It greatly exceeded our expectations!