I’ve mentioned Navarro Vineyards in the blog.  I’m a member of their wine club – they only sell direct so you cannot find their wine in stores.  Wine Review Online has an interesting interview with a second generation winemaker, Sarah Cahn Bennett, the daughter of the original owners.  For instance, a picture of what it might be like to grown up in idyllic but rural Anderson Valley:

I decided to get my undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, because after graduating from Anderson Valley High School with only 17 others, I wasn’t ready for large schools and life outside the Anderson Valley.  After getting my BS in business administration, I applied for the MS program in viticulture and enology at UC Davis.  I got my MS in 2005