Ron and his wife Nancy have roots in Santa Barbara County and the Santa Ynez Valley soil that go back decades. Through the influence of family, friends, and winemakers, Ron and Nancy personally planted what became a small, family vineyard within sight of the region’s founding Sanford & Benedict vineyard. This was more than a decade before the Sta. Rita Hills AVA was founded. It led to a search for a vineyard site where Ron and Nancy could build something. In partnership with a group of cloistered, Carmelite nuns, Ron and Nancy founded Mt. Carmel Vineyard and began supplying some of the finest pinot noir and chardonnay fruit in the state to a small group of Santa Barbara’s most esteemed winemakers. Read More
Join winemaker, Gretchen Voelcker for an educational and delicious vineyard tour of Piazza Family Wines.
Piazza Family Wines can be found on its own estate vineyard, Piazza Bella Vista Vineyard. Located roughly 5 miles from downtown Solvang, Piazza Family Wines is in the beautiful and rural Ballard Canyon countryside of Solvang, California. Appointments are required, our address will be provided upon booking. Book yours below.