Twenty years after Emil Tedeschi co-founded MauiWine, the sole winery on Maui, he returned home to the prime vineyard land in Napa Valley’s Calistoga appellation where he was born. In 2005, he founded Tedeschi Family Winery and began producing small, artisanal lots of single-varietal wine in the old-world style taught to him by his parents and grandparents.
Today eldest son Emilio Tedeschi is acting General Manager, while his son Mario manages the estate vineyard and is Winemaker along with industry veteran, David Sundberg. Little sister, Elaine has just returned from college and is enjoying a role in Hospitality.
The excitement and enthusiasm that Emilio and his siblings feel about Tedeschi Family Winery is palpable. “We were never forced to participate,” Emilio says. It was entirely our choice to join this business. We’re excited to see where we’ve been in the last five to ten years, where we are now, and where we are going.” The Tedeschi style suggests the “New California Wine” as Jon Bonne describes in his book of the same name; wines with intense, clean aromas and flavors.
You are cordially invited to join us on a voyage up the Rhine, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Tedeschi Family Winery.
Please note: This tour and cruise program is created solely for Tedeschi Family Winery by our tour operator, Expanding Horizons of Tustin CA in conjunction with AmaWaterways. The program will contain private meals, tours and/or visits to attractions outside of scheduled cruise activities. These additional services are exclusive to guests on this cruise who book their reservations with Expanding Horizons. Persons booking with alternative travel agencies will not be included in these activities.