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American Winemaker Video Series: David and Jasmine Hirsch

American Winemaker Video Series: Jasmine Hirsch

David Hirsch and his daughter Jasmine, are very close friends to the Skurnik family. We’ve worked with them ever since they started bottling a small quantity of wine from their exquisite vineyard on the “true” Sonoma Coast in the mid-90s. However, we first became acquainted with what that vineyard was capable because we represented Williams-Selyem, … Read More

American Winemaker Video Series: Fred Merwarth of Hermann J. Wiemer

American Winemaker Video Series: Fred Merwarth

Fred Merwarth reminds us that winemaking is both a reverent glimpse into our past – our heritage and craft – and an unshakeable pursuit of experimentation and progress. Before him, this ethos guided his mentor, Hermann J. Wiemer, in the establishment of the eponymous iconic Finger Lakes winery. In the 1960s, Hermann arrived in the … Read More

American Winemaker Video Series: John Raytek

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John Raytek’s story is one of quiet and individual perseverance – a humble and focused pursuit in the artistry of place. For John, this plays out as Ceritas, a tireless and exacting engagement with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. After a decade as sommelier, beginning at The Inn at Little Washington, and a winemaking stint in … Read More

American Winemaker Video Series: Ehren Jordan

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Celebrated for a career that has traversed varieties and styles, appellations and countries, Ehren Jordan is a high-wire act. He has deftly tightroped between power and elegance, always quietly testifying to the unshakeable tenets of great wine: it is of a place and time, and it cannot be manufactured, only ushered forth. Ehren’s devotion is … Read More