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Wooden Valley Winery, a 75 Year History ...

Wooden Valley Winery ~ The Early Years ~ Brothers Manuel and Salvador Brea founded Wooden Valley Winery in Suisun Valley, at the end of prohibition in 1933. Salvador named the winery after the road where it was located. At the time, it was called the Wooden Valley Road. (Today, this road is called Suisun Valley Road.) Family friend Mario Lanza, who worked as a partner in the Oakland...

Many Suisun Valley Growers Have Also Bec...

This video is the result of the Suisun Valley Grape Growers Association morphing into Suisun Valley Vintner & Grape-Growers Association, and celebrate with a spring Passport Sunday. President of the Suisun Valley Vintners and Grape Growers said of this video: “It’s an interesting piece of timing. As we move into harvest this allows you to look back the start of the growing...

Suisun Valley’s Climate Revealed T...

In May of 2008, Suisun Valley Vintners & Grape Growers Association hired Terra Spase of Napa, California, to begin the process of scientifically defining their terroir. Proprietor Paul Skinner and his staff immediately initiated Phase I, which was to inventory and assess the conditions of the available climatic and topographic data for the Suisun Valley AVA. On July 8, 2008, Terra...

Suisun Valley Vintners & Growers As...

On August 7, 2010, the Suisun Valley Vintners & Growers held their annual meeting. This gathering is the one time each year that everyone in the valley, and those who support the valley, come together to celebrate their accomplishments. Each year the meeting is held at one of the wineries, with the meeting location being shared, from year to yea. This year’s host was...

The Story of the Suisun Valley Fund

Written for Suisun Valley Vintners and Grape Growers, by Jack Batson The Suisun Valley grew up with the infant state of California. It provided meat and grain to the miners of the 19th Century gold and silver rushes. Later, with the advent of the Transcontinental Railroad which ran through its eastern edge, and especially with the invention of refrigeration, it provided early ripened...

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