Mill Creek Vineyards

707-431-2121 1401 Westside Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
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In the old-world tradition of winemaking families, the names Kreck and Mill Creek Vineyards are synonymous. Three generations of Krecks have shared a commitment to innovation, turning grapes grown on their estate into award-winning, premium varietal wines under the Mill Creek label since 1974. From vineyards to cellar and tasting room, the family has been involved in all aspects of running the 10,000 case annual production winery. The family's traditional approach to business, combined with a shared desire for innovation, is carrying Mill Creek Vineyards into the 21st century. New vineyard techniques are tested to improve the character of the fruit; Mill Creek trademarked and owns the word "Blush" as it pertains to wine, and was one of the first producers to bottle a varietal merlot. As Sonoma County's 1995 Winemaker of the Year, Hank Skewis contributes nearly two decades of enological experience gained in Sonoma County and Burgundy, France, to the family effort. The Kreck family entered the wine business Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • The results are in for the 2011 SF Chronicle Wine Competition and there are a lot of medals coming back to the Livermore Valley.  With over 5000 entries this year the competition was tuff.  Here is a list of the medal winning Livermore wineries. Bent Creek Winery, Charles R Vineyards, Chouinard Vineyards, Concannon Vineyard, Crooked Vine Winery,... Read More

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  • We had the opportunity to visit Temecula, CA recently and do some wine tasting. We had a wonderful experience and tasted some superb wines. We started our journey at the Hart Vineyard. This is a small vineyard that produces only about 5,000 cases of wine/year but they have some excellent white and red wines. We tasted a wonderful Viognier and li... Read More

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  • We were talking the other day about the Norton grape and I had mentioned that there was a NOVA winery that had just won a double gold with theirs. Well, I thought that I should give it a review to give people a little more insight as to what this wine is all about. This is one that I cheerfully recommend. Read More

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  • I recently visited two wineries on a trip through Kentucky and into Indiana. Over the weekend my wife and I stayed at a nice B and B in the Ohio River Valley in Southern Indiana. We stayed at the Leavenworth Inn which is on a bluff overlooking a horseshoe bend in the Ohio River. This is a very nicely restored Inn originally built in the 1850'... Read More

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  • Mill Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by Mike44224

  • Mill Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2005


    Gold Medal - Sonoma County Harvest Fair Read More

    Wine review by jeremy3

  • Mill Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2005


    Gold Medal San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Read More

    Wine review by jeremy3

  • Mill Creek Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Dry Creek Valley 2007


    91 Points - Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine Read More

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  • Mill Creek Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Dry Creek Valley Estate 2005


    Fantastic tropical fruit, more in the style of a NZ than a CA. Perfect for a Thai green curry. Read More

    Wine review by matthewartz

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