Dre Edwards
 
June 18, 2012 | Vineyard | Dre Edwards

Introducing Villa Vallecito Vineyards, Winery & Tasting Room

For many years, Villa Vallecito Vineyards was just that - 12 acres of Vineyards surrounding the Vallecito home of Ghee and Alan Hagedorn.

In 2008, after tending the vineyards for 7 years and selling the grapes to wineries throughout the Sierra Foothills, Ghee and Alan decided to ask winemaker Nathan Vader to custom crush a few cases of Barbera for their personal enjoyment.

The result was our amazing 2008 Barbera, which was awarded a Bronze medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition in 2011.  Receiving such an accolade on the first and only wine Villa Vallecito Vineyards ever produced led to a major decision: Villa Vallecito Vineyards would become a Winery.

And so, in the fall of 2010, Villa Vallecito Vineyards harvested their grapes as usual, this time keeping much of the fruit to make their own wine, rather than selling it all to other wineries.  Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Barbera, Grenache and Syrah all made their way to the winery where they began the process to become the stellar wines they are today.

We hope you will enjoy them as much as we do!

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