Professor Chardonnay

David Ramey’s equation for California’s premier white wine squares tradition and vision

Professor Chardonnay
Ramey, shown at his Westside Farms vineyard in Russian River, made his first Chardonnay in 1996. He has since added a few red wines to his lineup, but the white grape remains his favorite. (Alanna Hale)
Jul 31, 2019

David Ramey, the Sonoma-based Chardonnay specialist, combines an analytical approach and a healthy respect for tradition to make his benchmark wines.

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