Moore Family Winery is located in the Red Hills District of the Lake County AVA. It is a family owned and operated estate created to celebrate the terroir of Lake County, California. Steve and Robin Moore purchased 70 continuous acres to establish an organically farmed vineyard which yields intensely flavored fruit to its finely crafted “new world” wines. Steve spent his childhood summers in Lake County, a tradition he has passed on to his grandchildren. Moore Family Winery reflects of the love and devotion within a family that created a vineyard and winery from the ground up.
Moore Family Winery’s tasting room opened to the public in 2007. With its 360 degree views of Cobb Mountain, from almost 3,000 feet in elevation, it offers not only a welcoming place to taste world class wines, but a landscape utilized for concerts, weddings and picnics. The picturesque views offer guests a bit of Lake County serenity as they take in the pristine forestland that surrounds the property.
Each bottle of Moore Family wine tells a story. The label is a symbol of the Moore’s determination in creating an organically farmed estate and world class wines. Having survived a forest fire over a decade ago, the Lone Pine symbolizes strength and perseverance. In the light of the full moon, it stands tall, like a silent guardian over the vineyard. On the back label you will find a constellation of stars, each star symbolizing a family member…each year, there seems to be more stars in the sky above Moore Family!
For proprietors Steve and Robin Moore, wine making has always been a pasion. For years they produced wine in their garage for family and friends. Steve has also spent decades building wine caves for some of the most esteemed Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley wineries. Needless to say, the wine business was a natural progression for the family. Having dreams of a mountain top
vineyard and winery, Steve and Robin purchased the 70 acre property in 1995. Since then, it’s been a labor of love for the entire family. Son Beau Moore, acts as Vineyard Manager, as daughter Stepheny Moore Johnson takes her place as Hospitality Manager and Wedding Coordinator for the estate. With years of hard work behind them (and many more ahead) the family has grown making Steve and Robin’s grandchildren the 6th generation of Moore’s in Lake County.
Saying that the Moore Family Winery is a “family owned operation” is not saying nearly enough. Steve and Beau along with a few helpful friends built the Mediterranean style tasting room. Robin acts as “Moore family child care,” which has been found to be the most important job on the estate! Every family member has his role. With Uncle Huck BBQing his famed good eats for the concerts, Gabriella Moore (Beau’s wife) digs her hands in daily to the landscape, and Gary Johnson (Stepheny’s husband) educating the trade on Moore Family wines, no detail is left unnoticed. Stop in any given weekend and introduce yourself to Steve, Robin, Beau and Stepheny; without a doubt they’ll be there, and they are more than happy to have you! “When your glass is empty, get some Moore!”
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