Our Pinot Noir program started when Jim Murphy planted three acres of the finicky grape at his home vineyard in the cool Russian River Valley south and west of Healdsburg. The area produces a distinctive Pinot Noir with aromatic raspberry, black cherry and exotic spice highlighted by aging in new and seasoned French oak barrels.
Twenty years ago, Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready shared a vision: grow distinctive grapes, produce delicious wine, have fun and make friends in the process. They founded their three-family partnership in 1985 and launched the brand with two wines: estate grown Fumé Blanc and Chardonnay.
In the beginning, only the Murphy family's ranch and the Murphy-Goode Vineyard provided the grapes. Over the years, Murphy-Goode Winery steadily increased production, expanding the winery capacity and augmenting... View More