Over the Mountain: The Flip Side of Santa Cruz

photo by Rebecca Stark

“In a word: Mount Eden Vineyard.” It’s why, Matt Licklider says, after a decade making taut, focused pinot noir and chardonnay from Sonoma and Mendocino counties, Lioco has been expanding south into the Santa Cruz Mountains. He mentions Ridge’s Monte Bello as another wine that spurred him and Kevin O’Connor…

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This story appears in the print issue of April 2015.
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