Story Winery

209-245-6208 10525 Bell Road
Plymouth, CA 95669
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Purveyors of Mission and Zinfandel wines, located in the heart of the historic Mother Lode of the Sierra Nevada Foothills. – Description from betty flair

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  • Zinfandel

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

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Merlot

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

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Story Winery on Snooth

  • Ask Southern Hemisphere countries like Australia what they think of global warming and you're liable to get a concerned look along with several strategies for dry farming and alternative ways to preserve water and use it wisely.Ask a Swede about the effects of global warming and, at least from the winemakers, you might just get a little grin. Or... Read More

    From the article Sweden Sees Bright Wine Future Because of Warmer Winters


  • How many female winemakers and vineyard owners do you know? A few months ago, Christy Canterbury introduced some ladies of the Langhe. Female winemakers in Piedmont have changed the conservative winemaking landscape to one that is inclusive of women. France is no different. This piece examines five scintillating wines from a group called the Fem... Read More

    From the article A Question of Women in Wine


  • To say that a vineyard is one of the world's most idyllic man-made refuges is not an understatement.Tranquil hills, ocean breezes, mountain air and the delicate aroma of grapes clinging to the last minutes of sunlight on a hot summer day – they all combine to provide a transcendent experience.However, as is the case with a diverse wine world whe... Read More

    From the article Syrian Brothers Produce Notable Wines Amid Distance, Danger


  • There’s nothing quite like having wine friends. After all, our mutual topic of interest is a social lubricant. But there’s so much more to it, as Snooth’s recent blogger trip will attest. Earlier this month we had the opportunity to explore one of the country’s oldest and up-and-coming wine regions: Lodi, California. It still amazes me that a si... Read More

    From the article Lodi Wines: Past, Present, Future


  • A cavalcade of countries are entering the wine rice, yet few headlines mention Egypt in their lists of “Next Great Wine Regions”.This past week Times of Israel featured an Associated Press story by reporter Joseph Krauss, who interviewed Egyptian wine experts to get a sense of what's happening in the African nation's vino industry. Krauss led hi... Read More

    From the article Winemaking Revolution in Land of Pharaohs and Nile


  • A photo of Australian wine boss Barrie Williams shows the smiling man standing in the middle of what looks like a bamboo forest. Light green and brown stalks are shooting up from the ground. Bits of sunlight spill through openings in the leaf maze.It's just another day at the winery for Williams, whose estate is choosing to use Arundo donax, a p... Read More

    From the article Aussie Vineyard Using Weedy Alternative to Reduce Carbon Waste


  • “Winemakers and other wine professionals are a generous lot. We have frequently written of a long list of winemakers and winery owners from those in our own enological 'neighborhood' to the group in California and Oregon, those along the East Coast, from the Old World appellations of Europe and the New World ones of South American, Australia, Ne... Read More

    From the article Wine Writer Extols Generosity of Wine Professionals


  • About the only thing as sweet as ice wine for Canadian Olympic figure skater Patrick Chan is the athlete's silver medal from this past year's Sochi Games.  The figure skating star has now glided into the winemaking business, where he now has an ice wine to his name, according to Toronto-based newspaper The Star. The 24-year-old Canadian champion... Read More

    From the article Ice Wine Natural Fit for Figure Skating Silver-Medalist


  • Lab-designed grapes are proving to be the saviors of many winemaking regions in the United States whose brutal winter temperatures make grape growing a bitterly cold proposition.  This past Sunday, Associated Press reporter Mary Esch took stock of the nation's hybrid grapes, tracking their origins and providing insight and statistics on how the ... Read More

    From the article Coldbuster: Hybrid Grape Helps Winemakers Battle Chill, Boost Tourism


  • One man’s extra shiraz is another man’s treasure.  The Canberra district of Australia’s wine regions are experience an amazing harvest this year, and with some wineries harvesting more grapes than they can handle, one team of winemakers has decided to sell the wine made from extra grapes and donate the proceeds to Companion House, an Australian ... Read More

    From the article Trio of Australian Wineries Use Bumper Crop for Kindness


  • I was lucky enough to visit the Story folks on a Monday when the tasting room was less crowded - and talked to winemaker Ken Stetson. So much passion and knowledge goes into each of the Story labels! I'm hooked on Picnic Hill but many of my friends swear by Creekside Zin and Hillside Zin... Try them all!

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