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Kaz Video Tour


233 Adobe Canyon Road
Kenwood, CA 95409

Tasting:   Open 11 to 5pm, Friday to Monday
Tasting Fee $5
10% case discount
  Biodynamic and Organic Grapes
Price Range:   $20 to $50 per bottle
Established:   1994
Vineyards:   two acres
  1500 cases
VIP Tasting:   Yes
Winery Dog:   Dog Fish

Kaz Description

Winemaker/Owner Richard Kasmier, a.k.a. Kaz is the brains and ego of the operation. He’s supported by his lovely-artistic-creative wife, Sandi, and their kids. The Kaz family creates all of their own labels and ads. Perhaps the most infamous and loved ingredient in the whole of the Kaz Vineyard and Winery experience is Kaz's personality. He's a funny guy with nutty humor, a vivid imagination and a loose ego.

Kaz in Sunset Magazine

Their humble winery and tasting room is in Kenwood, and is typically staffed by one of the Kaz's. It is located in their barn with a koy pond out back. The cozy space is dog and kid friendly with non-alcoholic grape juice available.

In the mid 80's Kaz bought two acres of land in the Sonoma Valley and planted grapes. His vineyard started to flourish and produce full bodied wines worthy of his name. The small organic vineyard was perfect for experimenting with blends.

Listen in to Kaz at: Wine Biz Radio

Every wine is made in small lots of one to eight barrels. They make between forty and sixty barrels annually. Many of their wines are tangy due to ultra low sulfites (the headache causing preservative). This allows for big ripe aromas and flavor subtleties that can intrigue and bewilder.

Kaz is a fan of Big Red Wines and likes to play with funky new blends using varietals like Mourvedre, Carignane, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Barbera, and others. Living by the motto “there’s no harm in experimenting”, Kaz enjoys pushing the envelope in the world of wine, and more recently the world of radio. Check out his weekly show.

Kaz Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Kid Friendly
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Dog Friendly
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Private Tasting
Picnic Sites
Art Gallery
Event Space
Guest House/B&B
Gift Shop
Barrel Sampling
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Kaz Reviews

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Neat stop
Great little find off the "main drag" but not so far so you get lost! This is a very personable winery with family members pouring and describing the wine. The winemaker is a kick and our small group voted it the best stop of the day.

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Great spot in Sonoma
Henry, Sacramento
We hunted down this spot because we are big red wine lovers and I think that is all that this guy makes. Nice place with a really warm atmosphere. It was a treat to try so many wines that were so good. This is one of the oldest (the oldest?) organic vineyards in the region. The blends were are favorite wines and we will be back.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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