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Gold Medal Wine Club
5330 Debbie Road, Suite 200
Santa Barbara, California 93111
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Rutz Cellars - Sonoma County

Rutz Cellars - California Wine with a French Accent

From its very beginning Rutz Cellars of Sonoma County has been unique to the wine industry in several ways. First of all, it is housed inside a 5,000-foot cave complex that has been unobtrusively carved into a hillside near Sebastopol, a town just west of Santa Rosa in sprawling Sonoma County. This cavernous environment provides housing for a state-of-the-art production facility that features a remarkably constant 59-degree temperature that founder Keith Rutz feels is imperative to making the type of wines he enjoys and makes. Tests have been run to show that the temperature varies less than one degree year round, thereby insuring near perfect conditions for Rutz Cellar’s slowly ageing wines in the barrel. Moreover, the almost perfect temperature in the caves maintains excellent humidity levels (around 95%). An additional salient aspect for the
winery is the fact that Rutz bills itself as ...