The next hot pinot noir region? Vintners turn their sights on Anderson Valley

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat called Anderson Valley the next "hot" Pinot Noir region, and features Foursight Wines.

Bill Swindell wrote: "...The area is still known primarily for its small wineries and growers. There are 30 wineries and 28 tasting rooms and the median vineyard size is a relatively small 11.5 acres, according to the Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association.

"It’s personified by wineries such as Foursight Wines, a family-owned winery that produces wines that are vegan- friendly and are made through natural winemaking practices. For example, a 2013 pinot noir Foursight vintage was produced with grapes crushed in a wooden-basket press, and the punch-down of the solids was all done by hand.

'We have a whole lot of normal people who make wine here who don’t have the financial fortune behind them,' said Kristy Charles, a co-owner with her winemaker husband, Joe Webb, and her parents. ..."

Read the entire article, here.

 

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