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Monday, January 5, 2015

Sonoma County Loses a Wine Pioneer

John Pedroncelli passed away at 89 years old. The Dry Creek Valley property that was to become Pedroncelli Winery was purchased by his family during Prohibition. The land had been planted to Zinfandel at the turn of the 20th century. John took over winemaking after WWII.
Mother Clone Zinfandel

Article on John's passing from the Press Democrat

Timeline of Pedroncelli Winery from their website

Pick up a bottle of their Mother Clone Zinfandel. You'll have a bit of Sonoma County history in your glass.