February 25, 2020

Spring winemaker dinner! Please call Mockingbird for a reservation:  510-725-2635 

When: 7:00pm, Thursday March 19, 2020

Where: Mockingbird 

How much/ $95 per person

Why: Tessier wines are amazing & it is spring! 


Seared Scallops with carrot-harissa puré...

February 11, 2020

Tessier will be participating in WINeFare this year: Saturday, March 7, 1-5pm, $50.  Get your tickets here.  If you love natural wine and/or women, here's a tasting you should have on your radar! WINeFare, founded by industry veteran and activist Pamela Busch, is...

November 18, 2019

Harvest 2019 culminated in drama, but now that the smoke has started to clear—metaphorically and in reality—I’m able to reflect back on my 11th harvest for Tessier.  

2019 was a slow and steady growing season, and despite a few heat spikes towards harvest we enjoye...

August 23, 2019

With my 10th vintage of Tessier, I wanted to re-examine the wine label and give it a fresh, new look. For the original label, I chose a snapshot of yeast cells under a microscope, adding a figure line off to the side to indicate the vintage number. The back of the bott...

August 21, 2019

THANK YOU so much to everyone who came out last Sunday to help celebrate Tessier’s 10th Annual Release Party. It was a bright spot during this tender time where the Kincade Fire still rages in Sonoma. Our hearts are with the people who are being affected, and the firef...

May 28, 2019

My trip to France began in Paris. We stayed in the super-cool right bank neighborhood of Le Marais where there are so many cafés, bistros and natural wine bars tucked in the narrow cobble-stoned streets. Our first stop was a natural wine bar called Glou. It’s been 11 y...

November 13, 2018

“The warmth of your love's like the warmth of the sun

And this will be our year, took a long time to come

Don't let go of my hand, now darkness has gone

And this will be our year, took a long time to come”

This will be our Year- The Zombies, Odessey and Oracle, 1968

My fing...

November 8, 2017

Tessier was featured in Sonoma Magazine this week.  Click here to read the story.  Sarah Stierch describes the 2015 Saveria Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir as "rustic, Burgundian style wine that will entertain the palate of pinot enthusiasts seeking something other tha...

November 4, 2017

At harvest time, we always expect the unexpected! This year, in spite of the heat spikes and devastating wild fires, we are extremely grateful to report that we’re anticipating a beautiful result.

The 2017 growing season progressed smoothly, until the heat spikes around...

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