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Shared Notes 2021 Vintage Release: Ten Vintages of Sauvignon Blanc

10 years ago, Bibiana and Jeff set out to create something together. This would be a wine label dedicated to exceptional and age-worthy Sauvignon Blanc. The goal from the outset was to gain inspiration from two famed regions in France that produce noteworthy styles of this wine: Bordeaux and the Loire Valley (home to Sancerre… Read more »

Bibiana and Jeff in the Vineyard the Year they Started Shared Notes

2019 Vintage Reviewed in Jeb Dunnuck’s Sonoma Regional Report

Sonoma: Looking at the 2019s In a nutshell, 2019 is another strong vintage that fits nicely alongside the trilogy of 2016, 2017, and 2018 in terms of quality. I think 2018 is the best of these recent vintages, yet 2019 is certainly not far behind, and as I hope these reviews show, the vintage is… Read more »

Vineyard Hills in Sonoma California

Celebrating Summer with the Shared Notes 2020 Vintage Release

Summer is the good life: long days of light, slow evenings, time spent outside. In this bright season, we spend mornings and evenings in the open air, talking and eating with friends and family al fresco. purchase wine We invite you to celebrate these days with us, from morning til night. Shared Notes is just… Read more »

Bibiana and Jeff Drink Coffee in the Vineyard

Shared Notes Release 2019 Vintage and Something New

purchase wine Jeff Pisoni and Bibiana González Rave may be absorbed in their respective winemaking ventures, but they are still able to collaborate not only in their family life but also in their professional capacities. After all, both Jeff—vintner for the Pisoni family—and Bibiana, who crafts Alma de Cattleya as well as Cattleya wines, possess… Read more »

Bibiana and Jeff Select Grapes

Napa Valley Register Features Shared Notes

A Project of Married Winemakers Many winemakers say that their job is to simply usher the grapes through the process of fermentation and into the bottle. But even a winemaker who focuses on minimal intervention has hundreds of decisions to make along the way. There are decisions to be made in the vineyard, questions of… Read more »

Bibiana and Jeff with Stainless Steel Tanks

Shared Notes 2018 Vintage Release

Two Winemakers, One Vision As a married winemaking couple, Bibiana and Jeff Pisoni have had their fair share of time spent away from home in pursuit of their own wine ventures. In fact, during harvest season (the busiest time of the year for winemakers), they hardly ever see each other. In an effort to remain… Read more »

2018 Shared Notes Vintage Tasting with Bibiana and Jeff

Jeb Dunnuck’s Regional Report Reviews 2017s

The 2017s from Sonoma Despite the roller coast of a growing season, as well as warmer temperatures, the wines are remarkably consistent and taste as if they were from a cooler, sunny year. The top wines have good acidity, beautiful upfront fruit, and notable structure. Image: JEBDUNNUCK.com 2017 Les lecons des maîtres – 96 points… Read more »

Vineyard Views from the Hills of Sonoma