"Its half-century-old Riesling vines are own-rooted, head-trained, dry farmed;... “The Cienega Valley doesn’t get a lot of press, but I think it’s one of the best places for growing grapes in California. Don’t beat yourself up if you haven’t heard of it."-Pat Wirz
"Dry-farming was our past, and it will become the norm again purely out of necessity.
" Ryan's wines were impeccable - laser focused, clean, austere, and razor sharp.
"It's razor-sharp and steely with clean notes of citrus and stones."
"this confident first offering from the fledgling Stirm Wine Co. is a crisp, dry Riesling with a hint of effervescence."
"Riesling is the perfect muse to Ryan Stirm's soil science major and the wines are fantastic."