Located atop Bell Mountain, this 335-acre winery is the creation of two lifelong friends: Christopher Medlock James and Ames Morison. Using solar power and organic farming techniques, the company produces mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Franc. The estate itself is closed to the public, but James and Morison also operate a tasting room and bar just outside Healdsburg. Built from the remains of a century-old convenience store, the tasting room serves wine flights with artisan cheeses, while the bar provides handcrafted cocktails made with fresh produce from an on-site garden.
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From Food & Wine , NOV 2010
A Sonoma tasting room, grocery and speakeasy...MORE
From Food & Wine , APR 2011
The gorgeous property, all 335 acres of it, sits at the end of a long dirt road at the top of the mountain. Only 56 acres are planted with grapevines; the rest are devoted to...MORE
From Food & Wine , OCT 2007
Owners Ames Morison (who's also the winemaker) and Christopher Medlock James give tours of the eco-friendly 350-acre ranch and its 50-acre organic...MORE