Finding Home In Sonoma Valley with Dan O'Brien

Finding Home In Sonoma Valley with Dan O’Brien

Dan O’Brien is the founder and winemaker behind Gail, a wine label exploring the vineyards & varietals of Sonoma Valley.

Dan O'Brien has worked throughout the wine industry, first starting in high-end restaurants in the North East, eventually moving out west to San Francisco to start the Grand Award winning wine program at Cavallo Point. From there he started the Cultivar wine label, was the estate director for Long Meadow Ranch & Larkmead Vineyards, started the Hunt & Harvest wine label, and now is dedicating all of his time and efforts into Gail.

In this episode, Dan and I dig into his history. From where he started, sneaking bottles into his parent's house, to making his own wine. We chat about the work that he's done, and is doing, with Long Meadow Ranch, Larkmead Vineyards, Scribe, and the Sonoma Valley Growers Association. Most importantly, Dan shares about the history, beauty, and his passion for wines coming from Sonoma Valley.

In this episode we mention... 
Gail Wines 
Cavallo Point 
Cultivar 
Long Meadow Ranch 
Hunt & Harvest 
Larkmead Vineyards 
Dan Petroski Interview 

WINES WE DRANK 
1995 Matanzas Creek Merlot


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