Recent reviews from Robert Parker

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Day to day, News | 2 Comments
Recent reviews from Robert Parker

  We are excited to share with you that all of our wines recently received 90+ points by Robert Parker of the Wine Advocate 2015 Chardonnay 95+ POINTS “Opening with expressive notes of ripe apricots, pink grapefruit and guava, the 2015 Chardonnay reveals underlying baker’s yeast, marzipan and butterscotch hints. Medium to full-bodied with a gorgeous […]

Holiday Hours

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Day to day | No Comments
Holiday Hours

Our tasting room will be CLOSED on the following days Thursday, November 24th Thanksgiving Day Saturday, December 24th Christmas Eve Sunday, December 25th Christmas Day Saturday, December 31st New Year’s Eve Sunday, January 1st New Year’s Day In addition we will be CLOSED for our Winter Break January 2nd-8th

Harvest 2016 ~ The New Norm

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Day to day, In the vineyard | No Comments
Harvest 2016 ~ The New Norm

Harvest 2016 ~ The New Norm Early is the new norm, that could be the mantra for the 2016 harvest as this year’s season continued the trend of an earlier than usual start. With an average rainfall and moderate temperatures this year’s fruit is looking to be of superior quality. The generous winter rainfall built […]

The legacy behind the Goddard Ranch

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Day to day, Family History | No Comments
The legacy behind the Goddard Ranch

When Charles and Helen Bacigalupi met in their final year at The University of California at San Francisco, Helen had hopes of becoming a pharmacist while Charles dreamed of owning his own ranch. While living in the city and finishing their degrees, their relationship progressed. Soon after they graduated in 1952 they were married. Coming […]

Food and Wine Article- The Godmother of Pinot Noir

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Day to day, News | No Comments
Food and Wine Article- The Godmother of Pinot Noir

Back in July Ray Isle, the editor of Food and Wine Magazine came and visited us at Bacigalupi to sit down with Helen and talk about her 60 years in the wine business. She talks with Ray about the old days, how she has seen the industry change and whats to come in the future […]

Staff Feature: Patti LaChance

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Day to day, Recipes | No Comments
Staff Feature: Patti LaChance

“I grew up on a ranch in Wishek, North Dakota, the sauerkraut capital of the US. I lived in SLC, Utah for 1 year, moved to New England and lived in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for 14 years before moving to Colorado where I lived for another 14 years. I relocated to Sonoma County in 2005. I now work […]