Kunde Estates Winery and Vineyards Turns 100
A fourth-generation winery, rooted in the land.
Sep 2004 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
It's unusual to reach a 100th birthday. Maybe feisty Aunt Mabel and some stalwart Zinfandel vines negotiate the long ride. But a California winemaking family thriving under fourth-generation leadership is rare indeed.Yet the Kunde Estate Winery and Vineyards celebrates its centennial this year.In 1904 German immigrant Louis Kunde settled in the Sonoma Valley. Five of Louis' great-grandchildren are now steering Kunde Estate Winery and Vineyards into the next century. In the intervening years sinc...
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