Posts Tagged Sanford

August 15: The Legacy of Richard Sanford

By Glen Frederiksen I remember... It was the late 1980s, and I was traveling down the back roads of the Central Coast wine country. To the south end of the Central Coast, the better producers were clustered just east of the cities of Buellton... Read more

Sanford: An Excellent Choice for the Vintners Hall of Fame

By Glen Frederiksen The history of the California wine industry is rife with winery and winemaker legends. In Napa and Sonoma counties, wineries such as Beringer, Krug, Inglenook, Buena Vista, Gundlach-Bundschu and Schramsberg can trace their... Read more

2000 Sanford Pinot Noir, La Rinconada

We had this out of barrel 18 months ago, and the bottled product is every bit as impressive. Lush and creamy, with vanilla, black cherry, cola, clove and menthol. Can Pinot Noir be hedonistic? This one is. MSRP: N/A (May 2003) Wine Lines... Read more

1992 Sanford Chardonnay, Santa Ynez Valley

Tastes like a fruit cocktail — including the can, unfortunately. Once in the mouth, there is good acid and body. Finishes tart. Purchase Price: $9.99 (September 1994) Wine Lines rating:... Read more