Vineyard Management Philosophy Says Small Vines Make Better Wines
by Cyril Penn
Aug 2004 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
When husband and wife team Paul Sloan and Kathryn McGrath Sloan started their own viticulture business in late 1998, their vision was based on the philosophy that small, densely planted grapevines would produce higher quality wine.Nearly six years later, that philosophy still holds. The Sloans farm super-premium wine grapes. Their company Small Vines Viticulture Inc. works in the Russian River viticultural area, along the Sonoma Coast and in the Mayacamas range.The Sloans have been cautious abou...
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