From cane reeds to Cabernet, Saint Helena Road Winery represents a long road travelled for the Maier family.
Sonoma County (County Appellation)
A Long Journey for Saint Helena Road Vineyards
Napa Valley Regional Correspondent, Alan Goldfarb, takes the road less traveled as he journeys to Saint Helena Vineyards - ironically located across the Sonoma County border. The question arises: will the quality of the wine in the bottle be enough to get the winery recognized?
August 22, 2006
There are two ways to get up to Richard and Patty Maier’s new Saint Helena Road Vineyards
, an isolated 60-acre site that exists in something of a nether world, straddling as it does both Sonoma and Napa counties. But location is only one problem for the Maier family. The real question is a simple one, which Patty sums up to a reporter as: “How do we get recognized?” In other words, how does a new small winery get known in a world in which there seems to be five new brands a day?