TWOMEY

History

A lot can happen in a year—let alone 25!

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we look back on the years that made Twomey what it is today. 

1999

The Duncan Family of Silver Oak founded Twomey to create a beautiful single vineyard wine from the newly acquired Soda Canyon Ranch in Napa Valley.

2002

The first vintage of Twomey Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley is harvested.

2003

Twomey Napa Valley Winery in Calistoga is acquired.

2004

The tasting room in Calistoga opens. 

2006

Twomey Russian River Valley Winery opens.

 

Calistoga Estate Vineyard is planted to all Sauvignon Blanc. (It was previously half Cabernet Sauvignon and half Sauvignon Blanc!) 

2007

The tasting room in Healdsburg opens.

 

After much exploration and careful consideration, Twomey begins production of four Pinot Noirs from various parts of California and its first Sauvignon Blanc made solely from our Calistoga Estate Vineyard.

2009

Precision viticulture is implemented at the Twomey vineyards in Napa Valley.

2010

Soda Canyon Ranch is Fish Friendly Farming (FFF) and Napa Green certified; Oakville Estate Vineyard is planted to all Sauvignon Blanc.

2011

Jean-Claude Berrouet, the former winemaker at Chateau Petrus, comes onboard as a consultant.

 

Calistoga Estate Vineyard is FFF and Napa Green certified. 

2012

Wine club called Club Twomey launches.

 

The single vineyard Pinot Noir program begins with the first vintage of Monument Tree Vineyard and Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noirs.

2013

Oakville Estate Vineyard is FFF and Napa Green certified.

 

Twomey is featured as an answer on Jeopardy!. 

2014

The first vintage of Last Stop Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley.

2015

The first vintage of Oregon Pinot Noir.

2016

The first vintage of Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir from Santa Lucia Highlands.

2017

The first vintage of Merino Sauvignon Blanc and Prince Hill Pinot Noir.

 

The Duncan Family also acquires Prince Hill Vineyard in Oregon. 

2018

Associate Winemaker Chris Burrough joins Twomey.

2019

Director of Winemaking Justin Hirigoyen joins Twomey.

 

The tasting room in Philo opens.

2020

The first vintage of Rosé of Pinot Noir.

 

The tasting room in Dundee opens.

2021

The first vintage of Willamette Valley Chardonnay.

2022

Assistant Winemaker Hope Nastri joins Twomey.