Handcrafted California Wines with a Purpose
We take our wines very seriously but not so much ourselves. It is the concept of balance that drives our winemaking. Balance is elusive; when it happens, it is alluring...
The abridged version... I am the 9th and youngest child of Marion (Cole) and Vallie Stone from Lawler, Iowa. I started, own, and manage CRU9; a California winery.
You may be wondering how an Iowa farm girl gets involved with the fine wine business. I've always loved wine as a consumer, but as a farmer, I want to know about the crop...