Located in Willamette Valley, Oregon, Patricia Green Cellars strives to produce uniquely special wines through a selection of vineyard designate Pinot Noirs from high-quality sites. At current count, they are making wines from over a dozen vineyards with a particular emphasis on Ribbon Ridge, Dundee Hills, and the Chehalem Mountain appellations. With their prolific production, Patricia Green Cellars produces more individual bottlings of pinot noir than any winery in America.
Patricia Green Cellars
A fixture in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley since 1880, Blue Rock estate is rooted in its Europen lineage, committed to producing wines that maintain the soul of its history and the integrity of the land. The name Blue Rock is an homage to the soil of the estate; it’s studded with blue pebbles, rocks, and boulders of serpentine. Vigneron, Kenny Kahn, is proud that his handcrafted estate wines “feel like an accessible luxury because they exceed expectation, but for a reasonable price.”
Blue Rock Vineyard
Pellet Estate is named after founder and Napa Valley Pioneer, Henry Pellet, who was instrumental in establishing commercial wine production in the valley. The Estate is a beautiful vineyard in the heart of St. Helena in Napa Valley. Today, winemaker Tom Rinaldi makes classic wines to preserve Pellet’s legacy and reflect the authenticity of the grapes.
Born from a serendipitous meeting on an international flight between Ellie Anest and Aurelien Roulin, Eleven Eleven is all about making remarkable wines and experiences. Since the inaugural vintage in 2012, winemaker Kirk Venge has brought to life single vineyard, 100% varietal wines that are elegant, nuanced, and always delicious.
Eleven Eleven Winery
Ancien’s quest to make exquisite pinot noir began in 1992 when they first harvested two tons of Pinot Noir from four rows of vines in Carneros. Dedicated to unearthing special plots of land, Ancien took the unique approach to custom plant their vineyards in partnership with small farmers. Now, from sites in Carneros, Coombsville, Russian River, Sonoma Mountain, Willamette Valley, and Santa Rita Hills, Ancien produces beautiful expressions of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris, among other varietals.
Ehlers Estate thrives on the potential of the land and the purity of the estate’s fruit. Their “vineyard-focused, socially responsible approach to winemaking” results in wines that “celebrate the uniqueness of the property.” Winemaker, Laura Díaz Muñoz, brings her experience from training in various wine regions around the world and harnesseses the Ehlers spirit with wines of beautiful power, balance, and structure.