John Tyler is a partnership between John Bacigalupi; the vintner and Tyler Heck, John's nephew and winemaker. The Bacigalupi family has been growing grapes since 1956. Known for producing the fruit for the Chateau Montelena Chardonnay that won the 1976 Paris Tasting, revolutionizing the way the world viewed California wines.
Specializing in old world style Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, John Tyler makes wines that are meant to age. The tasting room offers verticals that pair library wines with their current releases, showcasing their unique wine style and the wines age ability.