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We did it! THANK YOU!

The results are in! Our extended #6000BottlesofSmithStory campaign hit 8249 bottles sold during our May Celebration and November Promo 🍾 A special thanks to our wholesale partners in Texas (SGWS) and Oklahoma (Thirst Wine) for stepping up too! 


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UPDATE! #6000 Bottles of Smith Story

Only 1908 bottles to go to reach out #6000bottlesofsmithstory goal! THANK YOU! By reaching this goal you will help our smail family winery tremendously...$6 ground shipping on all orders over 6 bottles.  That's barely enough to get you through the…

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End of Harvest 2019

Eric and Katy brought in our final 3 tons of grapes last Thursday morning. As the grapes were hand-sorted, water tankers and fire fighting planes were taking off and landing at the STS airport near us at the winery and…

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Halfway Harvest Update 2.0

Where Are We?: Part 2 
This morning we picked the Lakota's View Sémillon at 3am, came in almost exactly at the same weight as our last 5 harvests at 1.46 tons of fruit. We’re sitting in somewhat of a hurry…

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Harvest Update from Eric Story

Where Are We? 

2019 harvest is well under way and we couldn’t be more thrilled. The fruit that has already come in has been absolutely fantastic and the fruit still hanging is well on its way to be the…

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Harvest #6

And so we're off... six years straight for Smith Story Wine Cellars Harvest! Are we excited? Yes. Are we thrilled? No. Why? It's harder than ever to run a small winery and make ends meet. The cost of everything has…

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Last Call

Good Morning from an incredibly busy time for us. Harvest 2019 is in full swing, the tasting rooms are packed, taxes due, distributor Fall sales goals to finalize... it's all happening. The MOST important day of the week is today…

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Cheers to Will!

Happy Smith Story Anniversary to Will Kinney!  

Let's all raise a glass to Will today! Will joined us one year ago as our very first Director of Hospitality, more like cannonballed into our lives, smack in the beginning of…

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August News

We wrote this from the road to Salt Lake City last night, now we're onto Denver via Vail so we can drop off donations for the upcoming event at the Roundup River Ranch! Catching up with our Texas nephews a…

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Dream it, then do it. YES WE DID.

Oh man, where do we start?  We have entered into a critical growth stage for our family winery...and we are so tired. Our 2 weeks off in May 2013 when we eloped is a distant memory. Honestly, we thought by…

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The Mendocino Coast Magic

Last week we took off an afternoon to spend with friends visiting. Showing off the Anderson Valley as we drove west to the magical Mendocino Coast. There's just something about it... the people whom we've met over the past 2…

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Happy 6th Anniversary to US.

Celebrating success, love and well, accomplishment. Six years ago today we vowed to love and support each other forever.  Six years ago today we also vowed to take our lives in a completely new direction. At the time, we had…

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Day 10 of 6000 Bottles of Smith Story

We're having so much fun this month. Day 10 brought a packed tasting room to up in the Anderson Valley. The latest deal if you missed the email a few days ago: A stunning release tonight for our #6000BottlesofSmithStory &amp…

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The title tonight pretty much sums up the last few days, weeks, months and 6 years since we birthed Smith Story Wine Cellars. Looking back, we've accomplished everything we planned on and overcame a huge bump (more like potholes) in…

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The month of May is a BIG DEAL FOR US

Many posts have rolled through our heads recently as we approach our 6th Anniversary. Six years ago we began putting Our Story out there, kept our word for 6 years straight, kicked the hustle game into full-throttle because sharing this…

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Denver to Santa Rosa

It's not often that we sing praises about airlines! You can now jump on a flight from Denver to Santa Rosa and walk into the winery in under 4 hours.  A total game changer... AND you can check cases of…

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Last Call... Spring 2019 Wine Release.


Our 5th Smith Story Spring Release Closes at Midnight. 

5 years, 5 years ago we had the same butterflies in our stomach as we do right now. We are beyond thrilled to produce fine…

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