Our Story

We started our label in 2013 with a strong commitment to produce unique and beautiful wines without compromise. Our wines reflect the beauty of Sonoma County and our passion for the art of wine making itself.

 

When we first met in 2001 in San Francisco, something gracefully and inexplicably shifted. We didn’t completely realize it then, but gradually anything seemed possible. And then – less than a year after meeting – we had a long, serious and wild conversation about an ideal future together. Children. Art. Wine. Beauty. Old Age. Happiness. Everything blurred and tangled. There was conviction and electricity. Within three months we had quit our tech jobs in the city. Anthony ended up digging out tanks of Dry Creek Zinfandel, and Alissa had applied for her teaching credential. Next to New Zealand for harvest. Then Sacramento and Davis to finish schooling, before ultimately landing in Healdsburg, the heart of Sonoma County winemaking.  We never want to leave.

 

We hope to continue making beautiful wine from Sonoma County and sharing it with others for many years to come.  Enjoy!

 

Sincerely,

Anthony & Alissa

Print Print | Sitemap
Copyright 2015 Cruess Wine
info@cruesswine.com