Jasmine Hirsch takes the lead

Jasmine Hirsch

For the first time, wines from this famous Sonoma Coast estate have been made by a member of the Hirsch family. Elaine is treated to a preview of the results.

Hirsch Vineyards has begun to release the Pinots from their 2019 vintage and in January I met with Jasmine Hirsch and consultant winemaker Michael Cruse to discuss and taste through the wines.

The vintage is significant in that for the first time, second-generation vintner Jasmine Hirsch made the wines, representing an increased connection between the people leading the farming and the person making the wine. During the growing season, Jasmine...