For many years, several people in the Cuyama Valley have had small plots of wine grapes. These plots were experimental and never developed commercially. Larry Hogan recognized that the warm days, cool nights and well drained soils were conducive to wine grape production. He planted the first forty acre commercial wine grape vineyard in 1982. That vineyard produced its first wines in 1985. Thus, Barnwood Vineyards was born.
Barnwood is currently owned by Selim Zilkha and has grown to an excess of 750 acres. Some of Barnwood's grape crop is sold to other wineries. The rest is made into wine at Zilkha's Laetitia winery in Arroyo Grande.
Karina and Larry Hogan grow some of their own wine grapes and purchase additional fruit from Barnwood vineyards to make their Sagebrush Annie's and...
Visit Sagebrush Annie's Website