Tips on Arranging Flowers (& Drinking Wine at the Same Time)

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Renee

Did you know that wine tasting & floral design go hand-in-hand?

I learned that this weekend as Pam Bell from Dragonfly Floral patiently coached a group of twenty visitors through the design of a Mother’s Day bouquet, while Pete from Notre Vue Estate refilled our wine glasses with exquisite tastings of Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, and a white blend. 

Sitting on the tasting deck, overlooking the pond swimming with geese and goslings, we learned how to trim, set, and arrange our flowers.

Vine to Glass Winemaking Educational Seminar

Posted on March 24, 2018 by Renee

What does “sur lies” aging really means?  What is “malolactic fermentation”?  Do you know that there is methoxypyrazine in your Merlot?  What glue is used to hold barrel staves together?  Where does the color of a red wine come from?  Hint: Not the juice!

Valentine’s Winemaker Dinner

Posted on February 16, 2018 by jon

What a night! We celebrated Valentine’s Day with a night of romantically inspired dishes paired with our Estate wines, prepared by renowned  Chef Austin Perkins.

Harvest Celebration Photo Gallery

Posted on October 9, 2017 by Renee

Photos from our Harvest Celebration Dinner at Notre Vue Estate Winery & Vineyards. We were fortunate to have such ideal weather as we dined lakeside enjoying Chef Brian Anderson’s deliciously prepared four course meal paired perfectly with our estate wines.

Harvest Time ‘Crushing It’ Video

Posted on September 6, 2017 by jon

Harvest is an exciting time for all of us in the winemaking biz.  Yes, it means long, tiring days (and nights) but it also means we’re about to start another vintage and that is a wonderful thing!

Harvest Celebration Dinner

Posted on by Renee

Come celebrate with us, as we toast our 2017 harvest! Join us for a memorable evening with our Winemaker, Michael Westrick.


Posted on July 22, 2017 by Renee

We would love to share with you, our awe-inspiring setting by the lake. Join us for a private tasting or lakeside picnic.

Forever Wild Tour de Cru at Notre Vue Estate Vineyards

Posted on July 3, 2017 by jon

On Sunday, August 13, Notre Vue Estate Winery & Vineyard will open its gates for guests to hike and bike along private trails that wind through its vineyards and “Forever Wild” Open Space.

Springtime at Notre Vue Estate

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Renee

Wild mustard flowers run free along the vast, lavish vineyards at Windsor Oaks Vineyards & Winery. Located in Sonoma County, in the foothills overlooking the Russian River Valley, the entire property is in excess of 700 acres, of which approximately 350 acres have been deeded to the Sonoma County Open Space District and are designated “Forever Wild”.

Windsor Oaks Winery and Vineyards Harvest 2015

Posted on September 26, 2015 by Renee

After an early and exciting start, with the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir coming in at the same time, things have slowed down a bit.

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