Producer Profile

Two Shepherds

William and Karen's winemaking philosophy harkens back to centuries-old traditions, prioritizing authenticity and minimal intervention in their craft. Their commitment to natural fermentation with native yeast, aging in neutral barrels, and minimal use of sulfur allows the true essence of the variety, vintage, and vineyard to shine through in each bottle. With a focus on Rhône and rare varieties sourced from California's limited acreage, they produce a diverse array of wines, each meticulously crafted to embody old-world elegance, brightness, subtlety, and texture. As stewards of tradition and artisans of their craft, William and Karen invite wine enthusiasts to savor the fruits of their labor and experience the rich tapestry of flavors and aromas that their wines offer.

Where The Wines Come From


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.