With three generations of dedication to the land, Rochioli Vineyards and Winery has earned the reputation as one of Sonoma County’s finest wineries.
After college, winemaker Tom Rochioli returned to the family farm with a new idea. He was convinced that they should make their own wine with the Rochioli name. In 1983 they changed the name of the property from Fenton Acres to Rochioli Vineyards, and Tom took over as the business manager of the winery and soon after became the winemaker.
In 1987 they released their first estate wine, the 1985 Rochioli Pinot Noir. It had topped Wine Spectator’s list of Pinot Noir and was named ‘The Best Pinot Noir in America’. After that, he was sure they were in the business of making something very special.