About Windward Vineyard

 Pinot Noir is the driving passion of Marc Goldberg and Maggie D'Ambrosia, husband and wife owners of Windward Vineyard. Windward Vineyard is dedicated exclusively to producing Burgundian style Pinot Noir. To make the "Great American Pinot Noir," one that rivals those produced in Burgundy, is the couple's passion.

Marc and Maggie purchased and planted the vineyard in 1989 based upon the terroir and microclimate of the Paso Robles Westside. The combination of the cooling Pacific breezes, the calcareous soil and the 50 degree daily drop in temperature produce exemplary Pinot Noir.

With the Burgundian French term, "Monopole" vision of total control over both the vineyard and the winemaking, the 15-acre vineyard is planted to four notable French clones.


Marc Goldberg, Windward Vineyard's "Wine Sheppard"

Windward Vineyard is dedicated to putting Paso Robles' Pinot Noir back on the map, following in the footsteps of two significant figures in California wine history. In the late 1960's, consultant Andre Tchelistcheff supervised the Paso Robles Hoffman Mountain Ranch property of Dr. Stanley Hoffman. In the 1970's, Hoffman's Pinot Noirs gained worldwide recognition, and were drinking well over 20 years later.

Since the 1993 debut in 1995, each of Windward's SOLD OUT vintages have achieved inspiring acclaim, particularly within the community of wine aficionados who appreciate the layered complexity of Burgundian styled Pinot Noir. Marc explains. "We knew we could count on the vineyard to produce formidable fruit. It is living up to our expectations as it matures and continues to develop layered complexity."

Events

The French Connection
January 24, 2015
Join us for our Annual Member Appreciation event. Be swept away to France - taste Grand Cru & Premier Cru French Burgundies, be serenaded in French, and savor “Mise en Bouche”
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Pinot & Paella Festival
June 17, 2015
Don't miss the 12th Annual Pinot & Paella Festival! Sample 20 different Paellas crated by local chefs, savor 20 different Paso Robles Pinot Noirs and dance to Incendio. All proceeds benefit local youth arts foundations!
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10:30am - 5:00pm

P: 805.239.2565
F: 805.239.4005
info@windwardvineyard.com

1380 Live Oak Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446