Peter Michael Winery
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Vineyards and Viticulture

Under the direction of vineyard manager Javier Aviña, our estate vineyards are farmed by hand in a low-impact, sustainable manner, relying heavily on organic techniques that include some biodynamic practices. Cover crops control erosion, feed the soil and provide a habitat for beneficial insects; eliminating the need for chemical pesticides. Tilling, spraying and mowing are accomplished with tractors. All other operations are done entirely by hand. These include: pruning, suckering, shoot positioning, hedging, crop thinning and harvest. All harvesting is done into 20-pound fruit lugs to insure that the fruit arrives at the winery in pristine condition.



Knights Valley
Sonoma County

Napa Valley

Fort Ross-Seaview
Sonoma County


Santa Lucia Highlands
Monterey County

  • Pisoni
    4.5 acres, Pinot Noir