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.
Both Brosseau and Graham Family vineyards are quite singular – they produce distinctly unique wines very different from the wines we are best known for from the Santa Lucia Highlands and Santa Rita Hills. Read Certified Sommelier Ryan Smith’s analysis and history of these two special wines.
Nadiv discusses what makes Testarossa unique, and how his family and heritage is the main source of inspiration for his food philosophy.
Nadiv talks about how he discovered his calling as a chef, and his culinary background before Testarossa.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine August 2019 Newsletter features Testarossa's Chardonnays.
Director of Winemaking, Bill Brosseau, Gives an Outlook on the 2019 Harvest
Did you know that hundreds of different clones of the Pinot Noir grape exist, and each single vineyard Pinot Noir can be comprised of many different clones?
Testarossa University classes are now mobile, accessible and most of all fun! The new program "TU2you" is now available to companies and social gatherings. (Video)
Happy Holidays from Rob, Diana and Testarossa Team! (Video - 1 min)
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.