Press Release: Gundlach Bundschu Winery Celebrates 155th Anniversary
March 06, 2013
Gundlach Bundschu Winery will mark the 155th anniversary of their Rhinefarm Estate Vineyard with a celebration on Saturday, March 9th from 11am – 4:30pm. The Bundschu family will commemorate the date Jacob Gundlach signed the deed to their land with live music by Timothy O’Neil and Frankie Boots, grilled sausages and beer brats from Rosamunde Sausage Grill, and library tastings and anniversary pricing on select Gundlach Bundschu wines.
In addition to celebrating Deed Day, join the winery’s effort to support our troops and receive a free tasting! Gundlach Bundschu has adopted the U.S. Army’s 370th Engineering troop currently deployed in Afghanistan, sending monthly care packages with letters, supplies and tokens to show support. Guests are asked to bring a multipack of granola bars for the troops, and will receive a complimentary tasting on March 9 & 10th.
Gundlach Bundschu Winery is California’s oldest family winery, and one of Sonoma’s premier destinations. Located just north of San Francisco in the historic Sonoma Valley, the winery provides tastings, unique tours and the occasional indie music concert in their old Redwood Barn.
ABOUT GUNDLACH BUNDSCHU?
Founded in 1858 and owned and managed by the sixth generation of the Bundschu family, Gundlach Bundschu is California’s oldest family-owned winery. The winery makes small lots of terroir driven wines from its sustainably farmed hillside vineyard in Sonoma
The 175 acre Sonoma estate is located on the south-west slope of the Mayacamas Mountains, at the intersection of the Sonoma Valley, Carneros and Napa Valley AVAs. The diversity of elevation, aspects and soil types facilitate the cultivation of a variety of high quality wine varietals. The winery focuses on Cabernet, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
After 155 years, Gundlach Bundschu remains focused on the future, approaching its vineyards, wines, business and the world with spirit, creativity and dedication to excellence. The family proudly shares not only the estate’s unique ability to produce profound wines, but also their rich, personal relationship with the land on which they live. Gundlach Bundschu is from 11:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. daily. The winery is located at 2000 Denmark Street, Sonoma.