10 Distinctive California Pinot Noirs
“Few growers have had as big an impact on the Santa Lucia Highlands as Gary Pisoni.”
May 2015Full Article
“Pinot Noir Mavericks”
Despite their wild image, two guys named Gary use hard science to produce some of the most-sought-after grapes in California.
July 10th, 2003full article
Holiday-Gift Wines Guaranteed to Bring Good Cheer
I wonder which gift—or regift, for that matter—would make those same people happier: a Little Black Dress Pink Pinot, or a bottle of Grand Cru Bordeaux?
December 20, 2014full article
Monterey: Frontier Fever
It was in this region that Gary Pisoni . . . started his eponymous family winery, growing high-quality grapes back in 1982, and he remains perhaps the most iconic winemaker in the region.
November 19, 2014full article
California Pinot Noir
The Pisoni Family have crafted a bevy of outstanding Pinot Noirs in 2010 at their Santa Lucia Highlands Winery.
September 30, 2012full article
The Holy Trinity of Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
The name Pisoni is synonymous with Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir . . .
April 18, 2012full article
Vineyards with a Waiting List
Vineyards with a waiting list: Gary Pisoni, Gary Franscioni and their extraordinary grapes
September 17, 2013full article
5 wineries you need to know in California's Santa Lucia Highlands
“The Pisonis are now known for their acclaimed and highly sought-after chardonnay and pinot noir.”
November 20, 2014full article
Monterey’s Innovative, Young Winemakers
Jeff grew up making wine with his father, the legendary Gary Pisoni, and earned his enology degree from California State University, Fresno. Mark Pisoni also literally grew up in his father’s vineyard. He earned a BS in Agricultural Economics from UC, Davis, and an MS in Farm Business Management from Cornell University.
2008 Pisoni, A Benchmark Wine
“. . . the 2008 vintage, a wine of such exceptional breeding and refinement that I felt compelled to devote a feature to it alone.”
April 11, 2011full article