Philosophy

At Col Solare, winemaker Darel Allwine pays great attention to every step of the grape growing and winemaking process to produce the best wine possible from each vintage.

"Our philosophy is all about attention to detail and never ceasing to look for ways to improve wine quality," says Allwine.

In the vineyards, this means meticulous study of seasonal characteristics to ensure that each viticultural step will be taken at the right time for the vines to ensure the best quality of fruit.

In the cellar, Allwine and his team pay special attention to each aspect of the fermentation process to guide the fermenting grapes into becoming a wine of the quality and style they seek. The flexibility of Col Solare's cellar affords the winemaking team complete control in all aspects of the winemaking process, tailoring the wine to the characteristics of each vintage.