The Silicon Valley Wine Scene
Venturing off the well-trodden Northern California wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, Silicon Valley is also home to a long standing and thriving wine culture. Dotted with small production, family-run vineyards, the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region is one of California’s first AVAs and one of the wine world’s best kept secrets. For decades the region has earned a reputation for cultivating some of the New World’s finest terroir driven wines captivated serious wine enthusiasts with legendary pinot noirs produced by Mount Eden, David Bruce and Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards. The area’s unique microclimates and mineral rich soil merge with the creativity and boldness of each individual winemaker contributing to the development of wines celebrated for their unparalleled character.
Byington Vineyard & Winery is a gem in region, just 9 miles (14.5 kilometres) south of Mount McPherson, the highest point in Santa Cruz County. An award winning vineyard, located within a 45 minute drive from
Focusing on biodynamic and sustainably grown grapes, each premium wine starts with handpicked grapes crafted using natural fermentation methods. One such wine is Blend 122, created in collaboration with the Hotel in celebration of the opening of [esc]. The exclusively produced Bordeaux-inspired red wine blend features cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc and petite verdot grapes. The medium to full bodied ruby red wine has a silky mouthfeel with flavours of anise and fresh red fruit, followed by a surprising burst of citrus, warm sunflowers, and wisps of cigar box ending in a proper dry finish.
Leading the way towards innovating the guest experience and revolutionising the in-room wine experience,
Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto