After decades of making Silver Oak, Twomey Cellars took their experience and resources and poured them into making handcrafted Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. In 1999, they purchased the Soda Canyon Ranch Vineyard in Napa Valley. Winemaker Daniel Baron saw great potential in the Merlot clones from this vineyard and they made their first Merlot vintage that very same year. In 2000 they secured a piece of land in the heart of the Russian River Valley which was a perfect site for growing Pinot Noir. Now, they make four appellation Pinot Noirs from some of the best vineyards in California.
With two wineries, one in Calistoga devoted to Merlot and one in Russian River Valley designed for Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc, they are able to work small, focus on quality and carry out their mission of making handcrafted wines.