Craighead Vineyards

AVA
Russian River Valley
County
Sonoma
Sub-Appellation
Santa Rosa De Laguna
Current Owner
Byron & Louise Craighead
Planted by
Unknown
Location Notes

2170 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa

Wineries

SRJC Shone Farm

Historical Producers

Martini & Prati Winery, Joseph Swan Winery (1993-1996?)

Characteristics

It is intense and exotic, with a mouthful of concentrated cranberry and a cherry-tobacco nose. Rod Berglund, (J. Swan Winery) nicknamed it “the wild thing” in 1995.

Description

Its age alone makes it very interesting, having been planted in 1873. Noted as the oldest recorded vineyard in Sonoma County and the 3rd oldest recorded in California.

Phone
707-544-9415
Submitted by
Byron Craighead
Certified