Spell Estate | Winery Info

Spell Estate is a boutique winery located in Sonoma County and focuses on high quality, limited production Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. All the fruit used in their wines are from prestigious vineyards that all focus on sustainable farming practices in different microclimates across the Sonoma County. At the moment Spell Estate sources fruit from Alder Springs Vineyard, DeVoto Vineyard, Doña Margarita Vineyard, Dutton Sullivan Vineyard, Terra de Promissio Vineyard, Umino Vineyard and Weir Vineyard. All of these vineyards have been chosen due to exception relationships that have been developed with their growers.Spell Estate’s winemaker is Andrew Berge who started out his wine industry career during his college career at University of California Davis where he graduated with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. After school, Andrew went to New Zealand for eight months where he worked at Rapara Vintners (Custom Crush facility) producing mostly white wines (7,000 tons of white wine and 700 tons of red wine) for estates like Matua Wines. In 2006, Andrew came back to the United States at Chasseur Wines where he worked under his mentor Bill Hunter. In 2012, Andrew began working as the winemaker at Spell Estate and then started up La Pitchoune Winery with the Nielsen family. His latest project started up in 2014 with Tiny House Vineyards.

Spell Estate Sample Tasting Lineup

At the moment Andrew is making the following bottlings at Spell Estate.

  • Vin Gris of Pinot Noir
  • Chardonnay
  • Nicole’s Blend Pinot Noir
  • Pinot Noir Terra de Promissio Vineyard
  • Pinot Noir Umino Vineyard
  • Pinot Noir Alder Springs Vineyard
  • Pinot Noir Weir Vineyard

Where are they located? Santa Rosa, California 95403

Do you need an appointment? Yes, Yes, tastings are by appointment only, email Allisun Groat.

Who is their winemaker? Andrew Berge

Price Ranges: $22.00 to $58.00

Recommend: Andrew is making some insanely good Pinot Noirs, we highly recommend you try out his Pinots. Especially his single vineyard bottlings.

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