In 2002 American animator, John Lasseter and wife Nancy purchased a 1894 winery property just outside Glen Ellen, California. Its now a 95 acre ranch / estate and includes acres of vineyards, the winery, wine production facility, tasting room, extensive gardens and a private residence. I imagine with John Lasseter’s background the winery is yet another venue for him to have great fun with. It … Continue reading Lasseter

From Hollywood to….

Glen Lyon is 26 unbelievably picturesque acres tucked away in the hills outside the village of Glen Ellen. The winery, acres of grapevines and residences share the property. It’s truly a small family run winery that is creating a wonderful variety of fruit forward wines, bottled in some very nontraditional, creatively designed, eye catching formats. Glenlyon wines are not distributed.  They produce around 1000 cases … Continue reading From Hollywood to….

Great wine tastings…….

Presentation is possibly more important than the quality of the wine you’re tasting these days. There are nearly 500 wineries in Sonoma County alone, and the wines being produced are outstanding. The competition to maintain existing customers and engage new ones is huge. Not every wine tasting experience is memorable, but when you have an exceptional experience you’ll savor it and, most likely, never forget it. We … Continue reading Great wine tastings…….