The annual San Jose Mercury News readers poll voted Testarossa Winery Best Local Winery for Tastings, best Wine Bar, best place for a wedding, best happy hour, and best place for a girl’s night out.
Beverage and culinary heavyweight Anthony Dias Blue recently published new tasting notes and scores in the Tasting Panel for some of our 2018 vintage wines.
As we have completed the maturation process, blending trials, and commenced the bottlings of our 2019 vintage Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the word that comes to mind is ‘generous.’
“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
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”.
The above and beyond approach to the founding of the vineyard is only the tip of the iceberg as it is the year in, year out farming practices of the Pisoni family that truly make this site special.
Being from the northern end of the Highlands, Fogstone Vineyard was originally called Lucia Highlands Vineyard before it was updated to the slightly more descriptive name after its foggy mornings and stony loam soils.
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.