Posts tagged: John Kongsgaard

Kongsgaard’s stunning Chardonnay 96+ Points

  Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Burgundian-like Hudson Chardonnay were produced! If this vineyard would be in Burgundy, it would have the Premier-Cru designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley.  Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Kistler, etc.) […]

Academy Award Winning Cabernet by John Kongsgaard

    Carroll Ballard is an Academy Award winning filmwriter, known for movies such as Never Cry Wolf, Information Agency, Black Stallion, etc.  Most of Ballard’s films deal with man and his relation to nature and have a strong poetic streak, and this carried over into his love of wine.  He met John Kongsgaard and […]

Kongsgaard’s White Blend of the Month

Winemaker John Kongsgaard & Grower Lee Hudson have been friends for decades.  A few years ago John finally persuaded Lee to make commercial wine after selling grapes for 30+ years.  As you might know, his Chardonnay has been on fire as of late, but Hudson grows more than one varietal.  So this “White Study # 2” is […]