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Dry Creek Vineyard

Dry Creek Vineyard
3770 Lambert Bridge Rd
Healdsburg, California
USA 95448
Phone: 707-433-1000
http://www.drycreekvineyard.com
Contact: Kim Stare Wallace
Email: dcv@drycreekvineyard.com

The history of Dry Creek Vineyard is a long and colorful one. Founded in 1972 by David S. Stare, Dry Creek Vineyard paved the way for a renaissance of winemaking and viticulture in the Dry Creek Valley. Before his arrival, the Dry Creek Valley was little more than a few family farms and prune orchards. It was Dave’s vision to start a Loire Valley inspired winery that reintroduced consumers to the wines of northern Sonoma County.

Without a doubt, David Stare is a pioneer. Heading west in the late 1960s, Dave personified the character and work ethic of early Gold Rush pioneers. Educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dave worked for the B&O Railroad for several years but quickly realized that his true calling was in the wine industry. Inspired by his trips to the Loire Valley, Dave headed west to California to start his own family winery.

Upon his arrival, Dave began taking winemaking classes at UC Davis as a graduate student. On the weekends, he spent time looking at vineyard land from Monterey to Mendocino. It was during one of those weekend trips that fate drew Dave to the Dry Creek Valley. When he saw an old prune orchard across the street from the Dry Creek General Store, Dave realized that he had found his dream location. He purchased the orchard and began planting vines. Captivated by his memories of Loire-style wines, Sauvignon Blanc seemed destined to figure prominently in the Dry Creek Vineyard portfolio. However, several famed vineyard specialists advised him against planting Sauvignon Blanc. Always defiant, Dave planted the varietal anyway and the rest, as they say, is history.

Today, our second-generation family owned winery continues to evolve and grow to meet the demands of a global wine marketplace. The primary mission of our winery is to produce distinctive wines that over deliver on quality. For more than 30 years, this pursuit of winemaking excellence has lead to many international awards and accolades. With a loyal following of wine club members and customers, the future of Dry Creek Vineyard has never been brighter.

Winemaker: Lisa Bishop Forbes & Nova Perrill

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Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

92/100

$25.95

LCBO: 642207  482 in stock
BC: 10645  Check Stock
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

90/100

$24.95

LCBO: 642207  482 in stock
BC: 10645  Check Stock
Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2010
Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2010

Sonoma County, California, United States

87/100

$14.95

LCBO: 277715  Check Stock
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

$23.95

LCBO: 642207  482 in stock
BC: 10645  Check Stock
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

$27.95

LCBO: 642207  482 in stock
BC: 10645  Check Stock
Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2007
Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc 2007

Sonoma County, California, United States

$13.95

LCBO: 277715  Check Stock
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