Summers Winery

Jim Summers purchased a 28-acre vineyard in Knights Valley in 1987. At that time it was mostly Merlot grapes with some Muscat Canelli. The first production of Summers Ranch Merlot was the 1992 vintage, and we increased the yield to reach a maximum of 2000 cases. In 1996 we expanded our vineyard holdings to include 25 acres at the corner of Highway 128 and Tubbs Lane. This Napa Valley property carries the name Summers Estate Wines, with the vineyard designation of Villa Andriana Vineyard, named after our daughter. The property has been completely transformed to recognize its full potential. With a winery/tasting room, entertainment center, bocce ball court, picnic area and 22+ acres of vines (Zinfandel, Charbono, and Cabernet Sauvignon) we think it a perfect balance of pleasure and productivity. Creating red-wine from grapes grown on small acreages in both Napa Valley and Knights Valley is the passion of Beth and Jim Summers. The signature, "unique" wine offered by Summers is Charbono. The name Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Charbono

    Charbono is grown on just a handful of acres on California’s North Coast, mainly in the Napa Valley. This grape usual...

  • Zinfandel

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

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  • We are going with family to Tuscany this Fall (Montalcino-Seina) and would very much appreciate any advice for visiting or touring wineries/vineyards in the region.  We will only have a day or two.  Any can't-miss destinations? Read More

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  • Summers Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2006

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    Still not sure how this is different than http://www.snooth.com/wine/summers-cabernet-sauvignon-napa-valley-andrianas-cuvee-2006-750ml-2006/ Read More

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  • Summers Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Andriana's Cuvée 2006

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    I'm not a cab guy.. and this.. was... juicy. awe-some. Plus the added "wine aficionado" appeal at a "beer guy" price... plus you can't find it at Kroger's - score! Read More

    Wine review by bricemcbeth


  • Summers Winery Charbono Napa Valley Villa Andriana 2007

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  • Summers Winery Charbono Napa Valley Villa Andriana 2005

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  • Hi Everybody, this is my first post on here so go easy on me. Great forum BTWI would like to know peoples reasons on why they dislike Australian wine. At present I can see a collective conscience gathering rapidly where it has almost become trendy to bash Australian wine with the most common cliche being that they are "Alcoholic Fruit Bombs".tha... Read More

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  • If you are in the Santa Barbara area August 5 - check out Passort to Wine. Monthy tasting at Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro - 5 wines plus food pairings.07 Chateau de Manissy, Cuvee Les Lys, Tavel FR07 Gassier, Sables D'Azur, Cotes de Provence, FR06 Terlano, Lagrein Rosé, Alto-Adige, IT08 SoloRosa, Rosé of Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Sonoma, CA... Read More

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  • Hello all,I figured I should probably introduce myself, or perhaps more appropriately introduce ourselves, since two people use this account.I'm Nick, and I'm from northwest Ohio (Toledo, right on the border of Michigan). I made this account for use by my girlfriend, Kat, and I as a means of chronicling our new experiences with wine. We're both ... Read More

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  • Graeser Chardonnay Napa Valley Silverado Summers Vineyard 1992

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  • Graeser Chardonnay Napa Valley Silverado Summers Vineyard 1992

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