VIEWPOINT WINES was conceived in 2010. Our winery is a small, family-owned and -operated artisan endeavor, dedicated to making small batches of wine that really showcase the fruit and the land on which it was grown.
Both Don and I grew up in small farming communities in Iowa. Moving in the 1990s to Boulder, Colorado, did not diminish my love of farming or the land. The exposure we received in Boulder to world-class food, beer, and wine with the ability to bring it all together for a meal was eye opening. We began making several yearly pilgrimages to the northern California wine country and soon I was in love. The farming lifestyle, combined with a culture of the relationship of food and wine, and I knew that was what I wanted to do.
With both of us having long-term career commitments in Boulder, it didn’t seem feasible to pull up stakes and leave. So, continuing to work my day job, I enrolled in the extension program at UC Davis for Viticulture and Enology. Completing the course nearly two years later, I decided to try making wine on a small scale with fresh grapes from Sonoma County and some of our best friends. Three cross-country trips in a rented refrigerated truck and quite a few truck stop meals later, we had 3 tons of fruit.
Today we crush around 12-13 tons per harvest, which equates to about 8000 bottles in the winery. We have some great relationships with outstanding growers in Sonoma County. We use fruit from Sonoma because the growing season and soil complexities give us the flavor profile and depth of character we want to see in our finished wines, while giving us access to the varietals we enjoy crafting.
Molly and Don Pullen-Hudson
Your local, neighborhood winery is now open for tasting, buying, and enjoying. Please come and visit us for complimentary tastings of 4 current releases, or schedule an appointment for a wine and food pairing. Enjoy a glass of wine on our patio with your neighbors. We are open Wednesday–Saturday by appointment between 11:00 and 5:00 (or other times with prior arrangements).
- Sauvignon blanc
- Fume blanc
- Pinot gris
- Rose of Pinot noir
- Pinot noir