Wine Grower

Canihan Family

  • Contact:
  • Bill Canihan
  • Email:
  • URL:
  • Phone:
  • (415)929-8190
  • Mobile:
  • (415)990-9270
  • Vineyard Address:
  • 1340 Napa Road, Sonoma.
  • Vineyard Management Company:
  • La Prenda Vineyard Management, Ned Hill


Bill Canihan Sr. purchased 20 acres in 1972 from a 90-year old Basque rancher who was born on the property. Bill Sr. along with his son Bill, planted 10 acres to Pinot Noir, Syrah & Cabernet Franc in 1998. Another 4 acres of Pinot Noir planted in 2005. Focused on the finest quality, and organic farming.

Vineyard Overview:

Award-winning, cool-climate, dry-farmed, certified organic Pinot Noir, Syrah, along with limited Cabernet Franc and Viognier.
Original 10 acres planted in 1998. Additional 4-acre Pinot Noir block planted in 2005.
Our first commercial vintage, 2004 awarded “Best in Show Red Wine” at San Francisco International Wine Competition in 2007 for our Syrah.
Consistent Gold Medal winners in the SF Chronicle & SF International Wine Competitions, and 91-96 points.

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