Read the latest winery news and press coverage of Girasole Vineyards!

November 2020
James The Wine Guy
James The Wine Guy
Bigger Than Your Head - Fredric Koeppel
August 2020
Ukiah Daily Journal
July 2020
Ukiah Daily Journal
Winesong 2020
May 2020
by Jim Gordon - Wine Enthusiast
January 2020
Wine Business Monthly
November 2019
By Jim Gordon - Wine Enthusiast
May 2019
Shall We Wine
March 2019
December 2018
Wine Review Online - Marguerite Thomas
October 2018
Sophie Matthews -
August 2018
40th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition Awards
June 2018
North Bay Business Journal
July 2017
The Press Democrat - July 9, 2017 by Bill Swindell
by Laura Ness
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - Gold
Hilton Head 2017 International Wine Competition - Silver
January 2017
Girasole Vineyards Pinot Blanc
103 Best Organic Wines to Try this Year
December 2016
Girasole Vineyards included in "5 vegan wine brands to try" article

November 2016
Girasole Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir 89 Points
2014 BARRA of Mendocino Pinot Noir 88 Points
October 2016
Girasole Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Awarded 89 points and Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast
Girasole Vineyrads 2014 Cabrnet Sauvignon
Tastings 2016 Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge - Silver
Girasole Vineyards 2014 Hybrid Red
Tastings 2016 Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge - Silver
Girasole Vineyeards 2014 Pinot Noir
Tastings 2016 Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge - Silver
Girasole Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir
Dan Berger's International Wine Competition - Silver

August 2016
Wines of the Week
Food & Beverage World

F & B World's Feature on BARRA Wines

Girasole Vineyards 2014 Muscat Canelli
Awarded 95 points from Beverage Dynamics Magazine

March 2016
Girasole Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay
Awarded 88 points and Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast

February 2016
The Reign of Whites in Anderson Valley

By Laura Ness

Girasole Vineyards 2013 Hyrid Red
Awarded 89 points and Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast

December 2015
Will Marijuana Cripple California Wine

By Alder Yarrow

September 2015
Girasole Vineyards 2011 Sangiovese

Wine Enthusiast's Jim Gordon shares his tasting notes on this wine

May 2015
Girasole Vineyards 2010 Hybrid Red

Mark Vaughan reviews Girasole Vineyards Hybrid Red in the iSante

April 2015
Dry-Wine Snobs Missing Out

Dan Berger selects our Girasole Vineyards Pinot Blanc as wine of the week!

Whatever has become of state’s pinot blanc?
Mike Dunne reviews our 2014 Girasole Vineyards Pinot Blanc

February 2015
A Toast to Red! A healthy heart is the best gift on Valentine’s Day

Willits Weekly

A Toast to Red - A Celebration of the Heart at Barra of Mendocino
KRON The Bay Area's News Station

Paint the Town Red Week
Willits Weekly

November 2014
A mom-and-pop winery and tourist magnet all in one
By Carey Sweet, SFGate

August 2014
2014 Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition

Girasole Vineyards Pinot Blanc is awarded a Silver Medal

Girasole Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Enthusiast awards Girasole Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 88 Points and Best Buy

Girasole Vineyards 2010 Zinfandel
Wine Enthusiast awards Girasole Vineyards Zinfandel 88 Points and Best Buy

May 2014
Choices Café on WSVN-TV News
Choices Café in Upper East Side Miami supports Girasole Vineyards in this news clip

April 2014
Girasole Vineyards 2011 Pinot Noir (Mendocino)
Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide gives the 2011 Pinot Noir a thumbs up

Girasole Vineyards 2012 Pinot Blanc (Mendocino)
Wine Enthusiast's Virgnie Boone shares her tasting notes on this lovely wine 

January 2014
iWineRadio Interview with BARRA of Mendocino & Girasole Vineyards
Martha Barra expresses her passion for the wine business in this informative interview with Lynn Krielow Chamberlain of iWineRadio

November 2014
California Winegrape Harvest Report - Early, Exceptional Quality Vintage Throughout the State
The Wine Institute

What wine goes with Turkey
By John Cesano Ukiah Daily Journal

Local organizations to benefit from annual mushroom dinner
Ukiah Daily Journal

October 2013
The Crushing Truth About Wines
By Annie Arnold Going Organic Magazine

September 2013
Winesong Raises Half Million
Mendocino Beacon

August 2013
The Second Chef's Wine Dinner at Crush
By John on Wine

July 2013
California Wine Part III - Mendocino
By Tom Cannavan Wine-Pages

April 2013
John on Wine - Winery Spotlight BARRA of Mendocino & Girasole Vineyards
By John Cesano Ukiah Daily Journal

February 2013
Scare Stories about Wine
By Dan Berger Press Democrat

January 2013
History with a Heartbeat
Exploring Wine with Tim Fish of Wine Spectator

November 2012
Mr. "Slow Foods San Francisco" brings an Italian twist to Mendocino County's Wine & Mushroom Festival

September 2012
Gems in my Glass
Wine review by Ellen Landis

A Clash of Styles in Anderson Valley
By Jon Bonné SF Chronicle

Seeking Value - and Charachter - in California Wine
By Patrick Comiskey SF Chronicle

August 2012
Capital Gazette reviews our 2010 Pinot Noir

June 2012
The Tasting Panel - Send in the Clones
Celebrating 100 Years of Chardonnay

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2019 Pinot Blanc
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