Kuvéers, it’s time to get to know one of our favorite wineries, and wine partner, Bonny Doon Vineyard. We’re collaborating together to introduce you to their winery, their iconic winemaker, Randall Grahm, and of course, their wine. It’s time to Uncork Bonny Doon.
5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Bonny Doon Vineyard Wines
Bonny Doon Vineyard estate vineyard, Popelouchum
Excited to explore more types of wine? Bonny Doon has innovative wines that are sure to bring you out of your wine rut, and ignite a thirst for exploring. We love their unique portfolio, including interesting single varietals, like Viognier, to cool blends, like Le Cigare Volant.
While French wines are some of the most famous there are, the labels can be confusing, to put it lightly. If you’ve been looking to try French wines, but don’t know where to start, Bonny Doon is a great jumping off point, no French fluency needed. Though from California’s Central Coast, they are known for their French-inspired blends. Learn a little about the blends, and spark your curiosity for French wine.
Bonny Doon Vineyard has a commitment to quality, which starts in their vineyard. Their estate vineyard, Popelouchum, practices biodynamic farming practices, and focuses on soil quality and vine health. They bring the same high standards to the grape growers they partner with, only sourcing from high quality vineyards throughout the California Central Coast.
Owner and winemaker, Randall Grahm, is a legend in the winemaking world. He is often cited as one of the most innovative winemakers in the country. Through his Popelouchum estate vineyard, Randall not only plants high quality grapes, but is actively working towards creating new breeds and cross breeds of grapes. His goal? To create 10,000 new grape varieties (this would almost double the amount of varieties in the world).
Bonny Doon Vineyard and Randall Grahm have had a huge impact on the American winemaking industry. For instance, they were the first to use the screwcap closure on high-end wines, helping to end the low quality stigma associated with the more environmentally friendly screwcap had. When you drink Bonny Doon Vineyard wines, you are tasting California innovations, past, present and future.
Ready to raise a glass? Head to our Uncork Bonny Doon bundle. Don’t have a Kuvée yet? Now is the time: select 4, 8 or 12 Bonny Doon Vineyard wines, along with your Kuvée dispenser at a limited-time price. Get it here.
This was just the first taste of Bonny Doon Vineyard. Stay tuned for more posts in this collaboration. You’ll get to learn more about their unique wines and get to know Randall. Have your own Bonny Doon Vineyard story to share? Join in on the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with hashtag #UncorkBonnyDoon.
Bonny Doon Vineyard Winemaker & President-for-Life, Randall Grahm