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May 17, 2024
Day Trips Through Sonoma County

Day Trips Through Sonoma County

Thank you Tim Fish, MaryAnn Worobiec, and Aaron Romano for recommending the MacRostie Estate House in the article, “Day Trips Through Sonoma County: Travel with our senior editors around the valleys […]

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May 16, 2024
MacRostie Chardonnay on the Wine Spectator Website

MacRostie Chardonnay on the Wine Spectator Website

Wine Spectator website Web-Only 2024 MaryAnn Worobiec 2022 Russian River Valley Chardonnay – 92 Points: Outstanding; a wine of superior character and style “Shows a lip-smacking mix of salted butterscotch, lemon bar, […]

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MacRostie Chardonnay on the Wine Spectator Website
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April 2, 2024
The History of MacRostie’s Chardonnay Program

The History of MacRostie’s Chardonnay Program

Steve MacRostie’s Half-Century Love Affair with Chardonnay In 1974, when most young winemakers were focusing on working with Bordeaux varieties and establishing careers in Napa Valley, Steve MacRostie took the […]

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March 28, 2024
The History of Chardonnay

The History of Chardonnay

Historically cultivated in the Saône-et-Loire, between Dijon and Lyon, and ranging from Burgundy to Champagne, the earliest reliable reference to “Chardonnet” is from the late 1600s. The grape takes its […]

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The History of Chardonnay
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At the Estate House

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February 28, 2024
Pouring Progress

Pouring Progress

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” – Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005), U.S. Congresswoman In a perfect world, it might not be necessary to […]

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December 23, 2023
2023 Holiday Letter

2023 Holiday Letter

Dear Friends, Festive greetings from the Russian River Valley! With another year drawing to a close and the holidays approaching, there is so much that we are grateful for here […]

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2023 Holiday Letter
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Pairing & Pouring

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May 21, 2024
Fine Wine

Fine Wine

Since the earliest days of civilization, wine has brought people together in joy and celebration. This is the magic of wine, and why it makes such a memorable and meaningful […]

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April 29, 2024
Sauvignon Blanc: A Success Story

Sauvignon Blanc: A Success Story

Over the past decade, one of the most interesting stories in the world of wine has been the rise in prominence of Sauvignon Blanc. From the aromatic, zesty, and citrus-driven […]

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Sauvignon Blanc: A Success Story
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Member Life

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October 1, 2021
Member Wine Release

Member Wine Release

Dear Friends, As I write this, the 2021 harvest has begun in earnest, offering us idyllic conditions for picking our grapes. For the most part we’ve been enjoying 80º to […]

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September 27, 2021
Winemaker Weekend with Dustin Valette

Winemaker Weekend with Dustin Valette

After a long hiatus, we were thrilled to welcome our members back for a special weekend event in September of 2021! Guests were treated to one of two member-exclusive, four-course […]

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