Winery site used to be part of the 400 acre cattle ranch owned by the Vaira family. The winery property is 40 acres and includes the original century-old farmhouse, barn and outbuildings.
The Kreutzer’s purchased the 40 acres in October 2000.
Drytown Cellars opened its doors in November 2001. Tasting room temporarily located at the farmhouse.
Winery construction began in May 2002.
Petite Sirah vineyard planed in July 2002.
Occupied newly constructed winery building October 2002.
Main winery building operating at over-capacity. Plans for new construction undertaken in April 2005.
Construction of Building 2 began in August 2005
Building 2 finished and added to bonded premises in January 2006
19.7 Kilowatt Solar System installed on Building 2 March 2006. We’re Green!
Added 2 acres petite syrah vineyard on southern orientation