“Year in and year out, Testarossa’s Diana’s Chardonnay has proven to be among the cream of the crop and gets the nod as our favorite Chardonnay of the year.” Connoisseurs’ Guide, January 2021
Palo Alto Online – The 2020 vintage: How Peninsula wineries are struggling — and innovating — during the pandemic
By Elena Kadvany – Testarossa Winery started 2020 on a high when it won winery of the year from Connoisseur's Guide to California Wine. We all know what happened next: the arrival of the coronavirus that upended virtually every aspect of our lives, including how we drink and buy wine.
Josh Raynolds, from Antonio Galloni Vinous publication, recently tasted through Santa Lucia Highlands wines from the 2018 vintage and described it as a “picture-perfect growing season”.
By Lynn Peithman Stock – Testarossa Winery shut down for three months, and initially scrambled. And that’s where Testarossa’s owners learned just how much their customers love them.
By Gideon Rubin - “A South Bay wine bar that's staying open amid the pandemic is putting customer safety first by exceeding social distancing guidelines.”
By Laura Ness - “Gone are the days of having 500 people,” Jensen says. “We want tables far enough apart so people can back their chairs out safely.”
By Molly O'Brien - Using skills he'd learned from Silicon Valley, Jensen and his wife quickly pivoted their business strategy in an effort to keep their business alive during the pandemic.
There is no higher priority to our entire Testarossa Team than the safety of our Club Members, Guests, and Employees. We are staying on top of information being issued from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and our local government and health agencies regarding the COVID-19 situation.
By Laura Ness - "Being recently selected as Winery of the Year by the venerable “Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine,” a publication the couple used as their North Star to guide wine-buying decisions in the early days, is, according to Rob, “our greatest honor to date.”
Testarossa Winery, producers of premier California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, has been selected as Connoisseurs’ Guide to California Wine’s 2019 Winery of the Year – making it the second time in just 15 years to be selected as Winery of the Year by a respected wine publication – the first was in 2004 by Restaurant Wine.