Located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s singular Santa Maria Valley, Presqu’ile Winery (pronounced press-KEEL) is a small, family-run winery dedicated to making exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. This is probably one of the most spectacular, over the top wineries I’ve seen in a while with incredible wines and an awesome family behind the brand.
Designed and planted to create a diverse tapestry of vineyard blocks, the sustainably certified, 73-acre Presqu’ile Vineyard features an array of clones, exposures and elevations. Made using this estate fruit and grapes from a handful of the finest vineyards in the valley, Presqu’ile’s wines capture the essence of their vineyards and vintages, and have earned acclaim for their elegance and balance.
The tasting room with incredible architecture and gorgeous tall vaulted ceilings
Presqu’ile is a multigenerational collaboration between Madison and Suzanne Murphy, their three adult children, Matt, Anna and Jonathan, and their daughters-in-law, Amanda and Lindsey. No strangers to agriculture, four generations of the Murphy family have been farming land in Louisiana going back almost a century. The Murphys are also a family of wine lovers, with a deep appreciation for the world’s great Pinot Noirs. This love of the land, combined with their shared reverence for great wine, and a deep desire to create something meaningful and enduring together, led the Murphys to pool their talents and establish Presqu’ile Winery.
Co Founder & President, Matt Murphy leading us on our Winery tour & tasting
The member’s only garden. This may have been one of my favorite spots at the Winery!
Taking in the breathtaking views from the Winery roof while enjoying their delicious Sauvignon Blanc
Our Wine & Food pairing post tour
Cheers to Presqui’le Winery and your incredible wines. Thank you for hosting me to your beautiful property. It was truly a pleasure learning more about this family run winery and experiencing your delicious wines!!
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