Silicon Valley region, a technology global reference, is more than ever into the Portuguese cuisine. Five Michelin chefs conquered the US market with Portuguese dishes and wines. Rob Jensen, Testarossa Winery owner, was featured on the interview as a Portuguese cuisine and wine lover. See Article and video
“Time flies when you are having fun.” This vintage makes the 130th consecutive vintage made here at the historic Jesuit Novitiate Winery in Los Gatos.
October 21, 2017 - Options include the science behind wine, Santa Cruz Mountains wines and an overview class that looks at six California appellation wines. Full article
Testarossa Winery helped Palo Alto’s International School of the Peninsula and raised $40,000 for a luncheon tour of the winery.
The most exciting part about winemaking is that there is never any two years alike. At the start of this year with all the rain, I can say I was giddy in that the harvest would not come too early.
September 7, 2017 - Rob and Diana Jensen left their electrical engineering jobs in Silicon Valley and started Testarossa (Rob’s nickname in college meaning “red head”) in their garage in 1993 with just twenty-five cases of wine. Now they currently offer the most sought-after Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines in California. Full article [...]
“Time flies when you are having fun.” This vintage, the 130th consecutive vintage made here in the historic Jesuit Novitiate Winery of Los Gatos, we will be having over 500 tons of fun!
June 17, 2017 - San Jose Mercury News published on Sunday that Testarossa Winery has received four awards in their Best in Silicon Valley Publication. Testarossa was voted: Best Winery (7 years in a Row) Best Wedding Venue Best place to Hear Live Music (2 years in a row) Best Place for a [...]
While the Santa Lucia Highlands has always been an influential appellation, the Santa Rita Hills appellation (aka SRH) remains our second largest region for sourcing high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
The two key, equally important ingredients, when commencing a new vineyard partnership, are the people involved (from tractor to ownership) and the site (climate and soil).