Dry Creek Vineyard Story
Our HistoryView Our History >
Dry Creek Vineyard History
The history of Dry Creek Vineyard is a long and colorful one. Founded in 1972 by David S. Stare, Dry Creek Vineyard paved the way for a renaissance of winemaking and viticulture in the Dry Creek Valley.
Our FamilyView Our Family >
A Family Owned Winery Since 1972
Dry Creek Vineyard is one of the few remaining family owned wineries left in California. With more than 40 years of grape growing and winemaking experience, our efforts continue to focus on the quality of wine in the bottle.
Our WinemakersView Our Winemakers >
Tim Bell, winemaker at Dry Creek Vineyard, has worked with a wide range of grape varieties and wine styles in Napa Valley, Sonoma, and the Central Coast: still wine, sparkling, dessert, even Kosher.
Our VineyardsView Our Vineyards >
Our 185 acres of estate vineyards are the foundation of our winery. Using the latest technology and working diligently with our grower partners, we carefully manage our vineyards to ensure the highest standards of quality for each vintage.
Our PhilosophyView Our Philosophy >
Vineyard diversity forms the cornerstone of our winemaking philosophy. Sonoma County’s vast array of growing conditions allows us to satisfy our desire to define varietal type by discovering varietal-specific…
SustainabilityView Sustainability >
Our commitment to sustainable agriculture and minimal off-farm consumption is multifaceted. Advancements in viticultural technology go hand-in-hand with respectfully managing our space on this planet. Our ultimate goal is to turn our vineyards over to the third generation…