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Wine Enthusiast Recognizes Ferrington Vineyard

Today, wines from California’s remote Anderson Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) are widely respected.

Where Wellness, Wine and Redwoods Are the Main Attractions

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Guy Pacurar, Co Owner of Fathers+Daughters Cellars, Mendocino

Hear a podcast featuring the co-owner and founder of Fathers + Daughters Cellars.

Team Work Makes This Family’s Dream Work in the Mendocino Wine Game

The winery, Fathers + Daughters Cellars, is based in Boonville and represents three generations of the same family — two fathers and three daughters. Guy Pacurar is one of the fathers and is essentially running the show. He started the label as a side gig back in 2012 as a passion project to supplement his […]

2017 Fathers+Daughters Cellars Ella’s Reserve Pinot Noir

The wine showed a light ruby color. Cherry, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla and oak could all be found on the nose. Cherry, raspberry preserves, currant, blackberry, vanilla and oak followed on the palate where the vanilla emerged as the wine opened up. The wine was light-bodied and exhibited good length along with soft tannins. This wine […]

Wine Wednesday with Ziggy

Check out our chat with Ziggy on TheKrush 95.9 from June 9, 2021. We start chatting about 6 minutes in. Hear the full show at KRSH.com.

Anderson Valley Wineries You Need to Visit On a California Road Trip

Fathers+Daughters Cellars – With grapes coming from the Anderson Valley, Fathers+Daughters is one of the newbies on the block, not launching until 2012. But that doesn’t mean you won’t find deep winemaking roots: “Father” Guy Pacurar and his wife, Sarah, along with her winemaking father, Kurt Schoeneman of the Ferrington Vineyard, run the business (the […]

2019 Fathers + Daughters Cellars Sauvignon Blanc

The wine showed a pale straw color. Grapefruit, apple, lemon, melon and whiffs of stone fruit could all be found on the nose. Apple, lemon candy, grapefruit, blood orange and dried apricot followed on the palate where the dried fruit was only perceptible on the finish. The wine exhibited good acidity and balance. It was […]

‘Less Fizz and a Whole Lot of Character’: An Introduction to Semi-Sparkling Wines

Many semi-sparkling wines go through secondary fermentation, but some, like pétillant naturel wines, don’t. According to Guy Pacurar, owner of Fathers + Daughters Cellars in California, “the bubbles result from capturing the final portion of the primary fermentation under pressure and as a result, the bubbles stay in the wine.” Read the full article at […]

A Family Affair

For many years F&D has sold their grapes to high-end labels without producing or bottling their own wine. However, that all changed with the first vintage for their own label in 2012. It also happened to be the birth year of Ella, Sarah and Guy’s daughter and the inspiration behind creating the label. Phil Baxter, […]

Fathers+Daughters Cellars

Over a half century ago Ferrington Vineyard was planted. Today the vineyard is mostly planted with Pinot Noir. There are also plantings of Chardonnay, Gerwurztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc. Of the 160-acre estate, 78 acres are under vine in soils mostly comprised with sandy loam on top of clay. These soils are covering Franciscan sandstone bedrock. […]

California Winery: A Perfect Marriage of a Family’s Dream and Unique Label That ‘Resonates with People’

For us, it truly is a labor of love. We have no grand designs to grow large. We like the fact that our fingerprints can be found on every step of the process. Our first harvest in 2012 to celebrate the birth of our daughter, Ella, is a great example. Harvest in the Anderson Valley […]

Fathers+Daughters and Waits-Mast Showcase Mendocino Sauvignon Blanc

Fathers+Daughters Cellars is Guy Pacurar and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Kurt Shoeneman, owner of the vital Ferrington Vineyard – 70 acres on a south-facing hill above Boonville in the Anderson Valley AVA. They have two daughters and so the story and name goes. I must first mention one of my favorite Anderson Valley wines […]

Fathers+Daughters Cellars for the Holidays

The family that owns Mendocino’s Brewery Gulch Inn are also the people behind Fathers + Daughters Cellars, a small production winery in Mendocino County’s Anderson Valley. Representing three generations of fathers and daughters, they produce wines from the Ferrington Vineyard in small batches using old-world techniques. Read the full article at NapaValleyRegister.

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Fathers+Daughters Cellars of Anderson Valley, CA – A Family Affair

This holiday season, guests at Brewery Gulch will savor Fathers + Daughters wines enjoyed in front of the four-sided glass fireplace in the cozy Great Room, alongside lovingly-prepared dishes from their Executive Chef. Fathers + Daughters Cellars invites all friends around the globe to pour a bottle or two of any of the following wines […]

Guy Pacurar Interviewed on the ‘What’s Good About It’ Wine Podcast

Forward to 28:10 to hear the origin story of Fathers + Daughters on the What’s Good About Wine podcast. Listen to the podcast at CRNTalk.com.

Fathers+Daughters Cellars: Generations of Fathers, Daughters and Wine

This family is dedicated to making high quality, small production wine that will continue as a legacy. Sitting on the patio at the Brewery Gulch Inn (more on that to come in another blog) with a glass of Father & Daughters Cellars wine, a plate of cheese and talking to the Pacurar’s makes you feel […]

20 Stellar Wines Under $100 – And 5 Secrets for How to Find Them

Powerful but elegant, this Fathers and Daughters Pinot presents a savory side, with hints of bay and wild herbs, but bright strawberry flavors and warm baking spices carry a vibrant palate. Read the full post at RobbReport.

Aspen Daily News of F+D’s Sauvignon Blanc

Diving into sauvignon blanc the next few weeks, as well as attending the Anderson Valley Aromatic White Wine Festival, held in what is normally known as Mendocino’s bucolic pinot noir Mecca. Soon after, it’s three-plus weeks in Italy, kicked off at Summa, a gathering of small producers held in a castle – a sane respite […]

Vittles, Vintages, and Voyages Paid Us a Visit

During our stay at Brewery Gulch Inn we enjoyed Fathers & Daughters Cellars wines and learned that our Host Guy Pacurar was one of the owners. How all this came about proved to be a most interesting story. It begins when two families came together through marriage. Kurt Schoeneman, after a successful career as a […]