The Lazy Winemaker: Patience, Terroir, and Vine Age, a conversation with Stéphane Vivier

Stéphane and Dana Vivier started their Pinot Noir, and Rosé of Pinot Noir label, Vivier, in 2009 with credit cards, and 30 cases of wine. By 2011, they jumped to 150 cases. READ MORE

What do Hyde Vineyards, Stephane Vivier, and DRC Have in Common?

We are in Los Carneros on the Napa side, the only wine appellation that is shared by both Napa and Sonoma. The temperature is cooler. It is the southern most AVA in the Napa Valley which means it’s closest to the San Pablo Bay. You see fog. READ MORE