• Founded: 1998 by Paolo Paoloni

  • Winery Location: The winery and its vineyards are located in Valle de Guadalupe -  mid valley, high on a southern facing slope. 

  • Region and grape source: All grapes are sourced from the estate vineyards located in Valle de Guadalupe 8 miles from the Pacific. 

  • Annual Production: 10,000 cases  

  • Number of wines made: 10

  • Vineyard location, elevation and grape varieties:  

    • Valle de Guadalupe - 1,100 ft - estate vines - (Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Brunello, Aglianico, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah)

  • Winemaker: Paolo Paoloni

  • Other notes: 

    • While he markets under the name of "Paoloni" for export, his estate in Valle de Guadalupe is marketed under the name "Villa Montefiori". 

    • All of the plants in his vineyards were directly imported by Paolo from Italy.   

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