Barboursville Vineyards: Virginia Wine, Italian Soul

Barboursville Vineyards: Virginia Wine, Italian Soul
In the 1970s, Italian winemaking pioneer Gianni Zonin harbored a dream to establish a winery in the United States. While renowned regions like Napa Valley and the Finger Lakes beckoned, Zonin's path led him to an unexpected destination: Virginia ...

Ponzi Vineyards: A Legacy of Exceptional Wines in the Willamette Valley

Ponzi Vineyards: A Legacy of Exceptional Wines in the Willamette Valley
Ponzi Vineyards is a living testament to the transformative power of time and passion. For generations, the Ponzi family has crafted wines that embody the unique spirit of the Willamette Valley. Their story is one of unwavering dedication to sustainable practices and a deep respect for the land, propelling them ...

Southwest Mountains Vineyards: A Newcomer Nurturing Virginia’s Terroir, One Sip at a Time

Southwest Mountains Vineyards: A Newcomer Nurturing Virginia's Terroir, One Sip at a Time
Situated amidst the picturesque foothills of Virginia's Southwest Mountains, Southwest Mountains Vineyards is a destination for discerning wine lovers, where history blends with culture and nature ...

Vivac Winery: A High Elevation Refuge for Wine Lovers in the Heart of New Mexico

Vivac Winery: A High Elevation Refuge for Wine Lovers in the Heart of New Mexico
For two brothers and their wives, Vivac Winery was more than just a business venture. It was a dream come true. Jesse and Chris Padberg, along with their spouses MIchele and Liliana, turned their passion for winemaking into a world-class enterprise that produces some of the most acclaimed wines in ...

Coombsville Dreams: The Humble Beginnings of Sciandri Family Vineyards

Coombsville Dreams: The Humble Beginnings of Sciandri Family Vineyards
Ron and Roberta Sciandri were born and raised in South San Francisco, but they always dreamed of a different life. In the late 1980s, they invested in a small motel in Napa Valley with some friends. As they renovated and managed the Wine Valley Lodge, they fell in love with ...

How RD Winery Blends Vietnamese Culture and Napa Valley

How RD Winery Blends Vietnamese Culture and Napa Valley
With a compelling blend of Vietnamese heritage and Napa Valley's rich viticultural landscape, RD Winery under the astute leadership of CEO Mailynh Phan has transformed the winemaking landscape. From its humble beginnings in the Vietnamese market, the winery's journey into the heart of Napa unveiled not just a new tasting ...

Donum: Gift of Land, Art & Wine

Donum: Gift of Land, Art & Wine
With one of the largest private outdoor sculpture displays in the world accessible through tours and special events, The Donum Estate is a mecca for artists and art lovers from all over the world. Some of the pieces are commissioned, while others are artist-driven, and each one brings a unique ...

Native Flora: Blowin’ in the Wind of Change in the Willamette Valley

Native Flora: Blowin' in the Wind of Change in the Willamette Valley
Raised in an Italian household about 25 miles outside of the iconic Napa Valley, Scott Flora’s love for wine coursed through his veins from the start.  He has been a wine collector and consumer his entire adult life starting at the age of 18.  When life led him up to ...

Campbell Cellars: From Weekend Tastings to Estate Ownership

Campbell Cellars: From Weekend Tastings to Estate Ownership
Tim and Carol Campbell’s journey in the world of wine began during their school days at Berkeley, where weekends were often spent venturing in the Napa Valley for tastings.  Amid these excursions, they nurtured a dream– a dream of one day owning their own piece of this vinous paradise. The ...

Beyond Tokaji – Pushing the Boundaries of Hungarian Wines

Beyond Tokaji – Pushing the Boundaries of Hungarian Wines
Hungary’s 22 wine regions offer a variety of wines of remarkable value. Three of Credo’s latest imports push the boundaries of traditional winemaking. During the past year I have traveled to Hungary three times. When I share that I am going again, the most common response is, “Bring back some ...