Brosseau Wines

West Pinnacles, California, February 25, 2019 – Veteran winemaker Bill Brosseau announces the launch of Brosseau Wines from his family’s estate in Monterey County’s Chalone Appellation. From their estate vineyard high in the Gabilan Mountain Range, Brosseau Wines will be showcasing limited releases of estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, old vines Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc, and Grenache Rosé. In concert with the new releases, Bill Brosseau is debuting his ‘Adventures’ program that will offer a select group of wine sensory thrill seekers personal access to Bill, Brosseau Vineyard, and other sensory-inspiring venues. The Brosseau Wines Adventures program is more than a wine club —Read More →

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California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Producer Pays Homage to the Past and Looks to the Future with a Year of Celebrations and New Developments May 23, 2017 SONOMA, Calif. (May 23, 2017) – The story of how Dan Kosta and Michael Browne started off with just a single barrel of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir in 1997 has been told many times, but it becomes all the more remarkable as the winery celebrates 20 years of exceptional winemaking. To celebrate this two-decade landmark, Kosta Browne is planning to host a series of special events featuring celebrated chefs throughout 2017, including collaborations with Grace Restaurant fromRead More →

Our first stop of the trip, Gainey Vineyard, on Hwy. 246, just east of the town of Santa Ynez. It’s an old favorite, I’ve been a member for years. The wines are very good but it’s the tasting room that really gets my attention. It’s dark and cavernous with pretzels and dips set out among the barrels. I like to take my glass and walk away from the bar and savor the wine unhurried.  At the back is the Cellar Club for members.  For me it’s all about the Chardonnay. While Gainey’s Chards are always drinkable, they have changed with evolving  trends. Ten years agoRead More →