One of the founders of the Santa Lucia Highlands, the Pisoni Family first arrived in the Salinas Valley in 1952 when Jane and Eddie Pisoni began farming these fertile valley floors. It was their son Gary Pisoni who convinced them to plant grape vines on the hillside slopes of their estate in the early 1980s.
And thus began the rich histories of Pisoni Estate, Lucia Vineyards and Luli Wines…
Jeb Dunnuck continues in his feature on the wines of this pioneering family to say that their “Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are unquestionably some of the best coming out of California today.”
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