Sooner, rather than later, Pinot Noir aficionados seek out Merry Edwards Winery near Sebastopol in the picturesque Russian River Valley AVA. Considered a perfectionist and a wine muse by all who meet her, Merry Edwards is now in her 40th year of wine making.
Merry and husband/partner Ken Coopersmith manage five estate Pinot Noir vineyards: Coopersmith, Cresta d’Oro, Flax, Georganne and Meredith. The Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grapes are sourced from other vineyards in the Russian RIver Valley.
Private tastings are hosted by appointment in the state of the art facility’s elegant tasting rooms. Guests are educated about the diurnal temperatures, climate micro zones and soils of the Russian River Valley and the diversity between the estate vineyards. [Read more…]