The Return of Valdiguié – Wine & Spirits Magazine

The Return of Valdiguié

California’s Light Red


photo of Athan Poulos and Matt Licklider by Jeff Bramwell

Old-vine Valdiguie, Lolonis Vineyard, Redwood Valley.

No one goes looking for valdiguié. In California vineyards, it’s a variety you come across in search of other things. Kenny Likitprakong found it at Lolonis Vineyard in the Redwood Valley, years before there was a Folk Machine: He noticed a photogenic parcel of head-trained vines while he was checking…

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This story appears in the print issue of August 2020.
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