And, that’s exactly what we were doing one sunny Sunday afternoon in Healdsburg, California.

As friends who had worked together to create some of the world’s best known brands, we decided it was time to build something small. Yes, something small.

We applaud handmade. We admire craftsmanship. We like real food and the people who prepare it. We absolutely adore the people who grow it. We’re captivated by old days and old ways.

Taking a hands-on approach, we’ve learned from the first pioneering winemakers and our grandmothers in the kitchen. We’re inspired by a generation that taught us about character, not to waste, the value of hard work, and the true meaning of hospitality.

With our first release, we are concentrating on how delicious and food-friendly our cool climate Syrah is. Our second release was a very limited Sauvignon Blanc--it sold out immediately.

In their honor, Aldrich Browne comes from our grandmothers’ maiden names.

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At Aldrich Browne, we don’t just taste wine - we drink wine.