Matt Smith enjoys crafting wines that are complex with the highest quality structure and finish. As founder of Blacksmith Cellars, I am the visionary for my wines and the winemaker. Since I’m all about blending science and art, it’s easy for me to make it happen.
Most of the tasting room staff at the Wine Co-op are actual wine producers and grape growers. We all take turns pouring the wines. While visiting us, you will learn firsthand our vision and philosophies behind our wines. We enjoy spending time with visitors and like sharing Suisun Valley’s rustic and authentic charm
World-renown metal sculptor Phillip Glashoff is based in rustic Suisun Valley, and believes that when you drive around the wine country “loop,” you’ll have a lot of fun seeing his art dotting the pastoral landscape of the valley.
Welcome to our family owned and operated winery and vineyard. Although we are 4th generation grape growers, our story is only just beginning. We are honored to welcome you to our family and are confident that you will enjoy the wine that we pour our heart into.
The Mangels and Oberti families have been farming in Suisun Valley for over 100 years. Gary and Katy Mangels formed a partnership with George Richmond and Gina Oberti Richmond to produce wine under the Mangels Vineyards label. They make a good team, from growing the grapes to making the wine.
King Andrews Vineyards is owned by Roger and Carol King. After growing grapes for over 20 years, we decided to capture vineyard nuances by making our own wine. When it came time to name this company something special that would reflect who we are, we decided to use our last name of “King,” and Carol’s maiden name of “Andrews.”
Created in 2003 by owners Salvador and Claudia Galvan, Galvan Family Cellars has opened in our new location conveniently located near the 680, the 80 and the 12, in Fairfield. We look forward to sharing our new wine releases at our 32 foot custom crafted tasting bar located inside our working winery, and to hosting fabulous wine-focused events throughout the year, including our original Locals’ Nights.
Larry’s Produce is a mega source for fresh fruits and vegetables in Suisun Valley. Owners Larry and Lisa Balestra’s goal has always been simple, “To sell what people need, the basics.” Come discover what makes us one of the most unique farm stands in all of Northern California.
Every wine we make is estate grown and bottled by our family: Ken, Larry, Rick and Ron Lanza. While Ken and Larry manage the vineyards, Rick makes the wine and Ron manages sales and marketing. We learned the value of hard work from our parents and grandparents who farmed, crushed, poured and delivered wines before us. Years ago, we delivered wine all over the Bay area-filling our customer’s bottles from barrels in the back of our truck. Nowadays we welcome guests to our winery’s tasting room and to special events throughout the year.
It takes seven artisans to make a bottle of wine; from growers who farm the grape, to vintners, coopers and other craft workers—each lend hand in a venerable tradition…
The Filling Station hosts a vintage, gas station inspired tasting room providing locals and visitors with a friendly, hometown venue to sip artisan wine and craft beer made in our valley and beyond.
Tolenas is a family owned winery focused on producing premium wines from grapes grown in Suisun Valley. The owners, Cliff and Lisa Howard are second generation farmers and winemakers. Lisa grew up in Suisun Valley and is carrying on the tradition of growing grapes and making wine in this unique wine growing region.
Mankas BackDoor Grill is a “Farm To Table” Resturant. We strongly support local farms, local wineries, and local growers. It is what we stand for. The relationships I have already established with the community will make a seamless transition for sourcing great local ingredients and wines.
For many people, locally made jam is reminiscent of time spent with their parents or grandparents, making jam from fruit they grew or picked themselves.
In the heart of Solano County’s Green Valley, is Rock Creek Vineyard. Owners Tom and Carolyn West encourage you to come visit, taste their wines, and learn what drew them to this beautifully rustic winegrape growing area.
Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company has two olive groves; one is in Solano County’s Green Valley, and the other in Suisun Valley. Owners Ann and Mark Sievers settled here because the Mediterranean climate is just right for growing and producing their world-class olive oil.