Letting The Vineyards Speak For Themselves
Pack a picnic (or buy your goodies at one of the many gourmet grocery stores that abound in the North Bay area), grab the kids and the dog and head out the vineyard-studded back roads to beautiful, bucolic West Sonoma County. A delicious oasis awaits you! Furthermore Wines is a small, privately owned winery located just outside of Sebastopol and you don’t want to miss it! I’ll tell you why: The wines are phenomenal (a must stop for Pinot Noir lovers!), the setting is gorgeous, the staff is friendly, knowledgeable and passionate and the overall atmosphere is relaxed. This place is kid-friendly, dog-friendly and just plain friendly in general.
Founded in 2006 by longtime friends Chad Richard and Bob Zeches, Furthermore Wines started because of a mutual love of wine, especially Pinot Noir. In 2015, they purchased the property at Graton Ridge Cellars and established another estate vineyard on that site, Graton Ridge Vineyard. This began a new chapter for the friends by establishing a tasting room on the site and moving all of their operations to their new home just north of Sebastopol at the corner of Gravenstein Highway and Vine Hill Road.
Furthermore Wines specializes in making hand-crafted, small lots of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of California’s top Pinot and Chardonnay vineyards.
Take it from me, you gotta taste these wines!
According to founders Bob and Chad, the name, “Furthermore,” “alludes to the never ending dialog that we engage in as we explore the ethereal beauty and diversity of Pinot Noir, and how its expression in the glass is easily affected by the place where it is grown and the special circumstances of each vintage.”
These guys really love Pinot Noir and when you taste theirs, you’ll know why – it is truly excellent!
ANOTHER FUN FACT
The fun folks at Furthermore really know how to throw a party! Check their website (www.furthermorewines.com) for live music events, bocce and cornhole tournaments and more!
Walk-in visitors are always welcome, but appointments are suggested for large groups and to reserve the Bocce court.