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Arrowhead Mountain Vineyard

Arrowhead Mountain Vineyard Arrowhead Mountain was five acres of overgrown hills that one day would be home to a critically acclaimed vineyard, Arrowhead Mountain Vineyard. Initially in order to reach the top of the property, a machete was required. Over several years brush was removed, many tons of rocks were re-located, and numerous efforts were undertaken to keep what little dirt we had on the hills. . The first rootstock was planted in 1997. Zinfandel buds were used from an award winning Sonoma vineyard and grafted onto the rootstock in 1998. Our first harvest was one and a half tons of Zinfandel in 1999. The tonnage and quality was insignificant. However, by 2000 our crop was large and the quality was much improved. The wine was being served in some of the top restaurants in the United States under the Copain Winery label. Wells Guthrie, the winemaker and owner of Copain had worked at several vineyards in the Rhone region of France and the topography, volcanic soil, and large rock outcroppings were nearly identical. His experience allowed him to produce a wine that showed the grapes to their greatest advantage. Demanding that the vineyard be farmed organically proved to be one of the best things Wells did for us. It guaranteed the wine tasted rich and pure..


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2352 Thornsberry Road, Sonoma, CA, US, 95476 Email:
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