Gold Mine Ranch

AVA
Dry Creek Valley
Decade
1910s
County
Sonoma
Current Owner
Jan Metter
Planted by
Charlie Derrick
Location Notes

Brack Road off West Dry Creek Road

Wineries

Rafanelli, Lambert Bridge, Dehlinger

Historical Producers

Carlisle

Characteristics

Raspberry, briar, earth flavors

Description

When I purchased the vineyard in 1972, my neighbor, Charlie Derrick, told me that he and his brother planted the vines before going off to ride in the US Cavalry in WWI.

Submitted by
Jan Mettler
Certified