MV6 vineyard planted and named Hermsley Vineyard

May 1, 1982

MV6 vineyard planted and named Hermsley Vineyard
Curlewis Winery was originally named Hermsley Vineyard after the then-owner. The MV6 vines are the backbone of Curlewis. They are some of the oldest in the region and provide the superb fruit that gives our Pinot Noir its unique profile.

Rainer Breit and Wendy Oliver purchase vineyard

September 4, 1996

Rainer Breit and Wendy Oliver purchase vineyard
Rainer Breit and Wendy Oliver purchased the vineyard in [YEAR].

First release

February 11, 1998

The first Curlewis Pinot Noir was released in 1998 and was well received with great success.

PM 15 Pommard clone vineyard planted

May 1, 2005

A block of pommard clone, known for its tannin qualities was planted by Rainer and Wendy and this fruit is now used in the blend to add another dimension of tannin structure to the Reserve Pinot Noir.

Stefano Marasco and Leesa Freyer purchase vineyard

January 5, 2011

Stefano Marasco and Leesa Freyer purchase vineyard
In May 2011 Stefano and Leesa purchased Curlewis from Rainer and Wendy.

2011 Vintage

July 4, 2011

The 2011 Vintage fell from 7 April - 26 April 2011.

2012 Vintage

July 3, 2012

The 2012 Vintage fell from 7 - 22 March 2012. The Pommard vineyard was picked for the first time and used in the 2012 Reserve Pinot Noir.

2013 Vintage

July 3, 2013

The 2013 Vintage fell from 7 March - 25 March 2013.

2014 Vintage

May 3, 2014

The 2014 Vintage fell from 5 - 16 March 2014.

2015 Vintage

January 3, 2015

The 2015 Vintage fell from 1 March - 24 March 2015.

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