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.
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.
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.
From Bill Brosseau, Testarossa Director of Winemaking 2019 vintage offered a very generous winter with above average rain, and even snow in some of our high altitude sites. This led to a slight delay in budbreak, of which is a good thing for avoiding spring freezes and ensuring the vines got enough ‘sleep.’ As [...]
The two Central Coast vineyards, Rosemary’s Vineyard in the Arroyo Grande Valley AVA and La Rinconada Vineyard in the Santa Rita Hills have tended to fly under the radar. Find out why you should care about these 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.
2019 Wine Harvest Begins Later than Usual with the Traditional Blessing of the Grapes at Testarossa Winery.