“My dream is to live the easy life that my customers think I have. It takes a huge amount of effort to make this look effortless. Luckily, being in the winemaking business for over 25 years has taught me patience. In December 2019, we finished off the year with record revenues and the highest reviews our wines had ever received, and in January 2020 we were honored by Connoisseurs’ Guide to California as “Winery of the Year.” Things couldn’t have been going much better, back then. Just weeks later in March we were fighting to keep our business alive. The biggest overall challenge we’ve faced so far due to the COVID pandemic is having to shut down all of our customer-facing tasting rooms and hospitality channels and wait for better times.”

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