30 Aug 2021

Jeb Dunnuck – August 2021

Jeb Dunnuck on The Ojai Vineyard August 2021   2018 Syrah – Solomon Hills Special bottling The 2018 Syrah Solomon Hills Special bottling is special juice indeed, and it’s up with the crème de la crème of the vintage. Red and black fruits, pepper, smoked game, and flowers all emerge on the nose of this […]

12 Jul 2021

Library WHITES Tasting

Library WHITES Tasting

On Friday, August 27th we’re going to dive into some of our top-notch white wines with several years to a decade of age in bottle. August is typically a hot month in Ojai (and most of California), so this will be a refreshing and enlightening experience. Don’t miss out! Keep your eyes peeled on your inbox, because we’ll be sending a link to reserve your spot in this intimate tasting event.

23 Jun 2021

UPDATE: The hybrid varietals planted at our vineyard in Ojai, as reported by Wine Enthusiast

UPDATE: The hybrid varietals planted at our vineyard in Ojai, as reported by Wine Enthusiast

Recently our friend Matt Kettman featured our work in a wonderful piece for Wine Enthusiast. It’s a great overview of our progress with growing special new varietals developed by UC Davis’ Dr. Andy Walker. These vines were developed using traditional hybridization (not GMO technology), which conferred resistance to Pierce’s Disease, a deadly vine disease which […]

22 Jun 2021

Los Alamos Valley Library Tasting

Los Alamos Valley Library Tasting

We’ll taste six 10+ year old library wines, a couple each of Riesling from Kick On Ranch, Grenache from Thompson Vineyard, and Syrah from White Hawk. Adam will be there to tell us the nitty-gritty about each vineyard and the wines poured.

9 Jan 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fe Ciega Vineyard is now owned by Adam & Helen!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Fe Ciega Vineyard is now owned by Adam & Helen!

Fe Ciega Vineyard, a luminary planting within the Sta. Rita Hills, has a new owner as of January 2021. The 9-acre vineyard and 43-acre property will now be tended to and farmed by Adam Tolmach, winemaker/proprietor of The Ojai Vineyard, which has produced a Fe Ciega Pinot Noir since 2003.

20 Nov 2020

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate – October 2020

by Erin Brooks October 2020 2017 Syrah – Duvarita The 2017 Syrah Duvarita Vineyard has an opaque ruby-purple color and singular aromas of boysenberry and Morello cherry fruit with nuances of violet, lilac, licorice and exotic spices. The palate is full-bodied with concentrated, perfectly ripe fruit, grainy and fresh with a very long, very layered […]

9 Sep 2020

Jeb Dunnuck – August 2020

Jeb Dunnuck August 2020 I continue to love the wines from Adam Tolmach and Fabien Castel. These lean firmly toward the fresher, elegant end of the spectrum, yet I always find the wines to have wonderful depth of fruit, terrific balance, and singular characters.   2018 Chardonnay – Solomon Hills My favorite of the trio, […]

8 Sep 2020

Antonio Galloni – VINOUS August 2020

Antonio Galloni August 2020 There are many highlights in this range from Adam Tolmach and Fabien Castel at Ojai. The whites, both from 2019 and 2018 are impressive across the board. I also found much to like in the 2017 Syrahs. Picking on the early side and aging in neutral oak are two of the […]