Producer Profile

Glassmaker Wine Co.

Jonathan's journey into the world of wine began amidst the tasting rooms of California's Salinas Valley, where he soaked up the atmosphere as a young child while his father and friends indulged in local reds. This early exposure sparked a fascination with quality products, leading him to explore vineyards across Sonoma, Marlborough, Lodi, CoCo, and Monterey. After gaining experience at Brooklyn Oenology, Jonathan decided to establish Glassmaker Wine Company, driven by his passion for wine. Their approach to winemaking reflects a commitment to respectful management, embracing organic or biodynamic practices and dry farming.

Where The Wines Come From

California

In California, the natural wine movement is thriving, with a diverse array of producers championing organic and biodynamic farming practices and minimal intervention winemaking techniques. From the rolling hills of Sonoma and Napa to the rugged coastline of Mendocino and Santa Barbara, California's winemakers are forging a new path, prioritizing sustainability, terroir expression, and authenticity. These vintners eschew additives and rely on native yeasts for fermentation, resulting in wines that are vibrant, expressive, and true to their origins. With a focus on indigenous grape varieties and a deep respect for the land, California's natural winemakers are reshaping the state's wine industry, offering consumers a taste of the Golden State's diverse terroir and innovative spirit.