Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery: winery information
Winemaker: B. Kiley Evans
Before beginning his winemaking career, Kiley served as Head Sommelier at a premier Florida restaurant, building a wine cellar that earned Wine Spectator Magazine's recognition as one of the best in the nation. Kiley’s passion for wine next led him to the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University California at Davis, where he graduated near the top of his class and was recognized as the Albert J. Winkler scholar. Upon graduating, Kiley relocated to Southern Oregon and consistently produced wines that have been rated excellent to outstanding by many industry notables such as Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast Magazines. In fact, Kiley made the highest rated wines from Southern Oregon ever scored in both magazines. The wines he has produced have also received numerous awards in national and international competitions.
Annual Production: 6,500 cases
42 acres planted in Italian varietals such as Pinot Grigio, Vermentino, Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Sagrantino, and Nero D'Avola.
Grape Varieties Planted