Grape Growing Partners

A row here, a block there... Kirk scouts premium grapes from hundreds of carefully selected sites. Vineyard sources may change, but close relationships with growers remains KV's key to quality.

Firmly rooted in the soil of California's finest estates, Beckstoffer Vineyards has layed an integral fole in the evolution of the wine grape inudstry since 1970.
From the Russian River Valley to Petaluma Gap, Sonoma Coast's most prodigious grape grower curates 1,100 acres of premium quality wine grapes across 74 different sites, ranging from less than an acre to nearly 100.
"We don't just farm grapes, we grow wine."
Napa Valley's multi-generational vineyard management operation has walked hand-in-hand with the Venge family for years: Salvador Renteria with Nils Venge, now Oscar with Kirk.
Great wines begin with great soil. Perched above the fog between Atlas Peak and Pritchard Hill, this "extreme terroir" yields some of the region's finest red wines from the largest contiguous vineyard in the Napa Valley. 
Fourth generation Napa natives who have witnessed the remarkable transformation of the Valley over the last 50 years, the Rippeys afford Kirk some of his biggest picks.  Incredible grapes from a family who knows how to farm them. 
Using the most technologically advanced systems coupled with the farming experience that comes from close to 50 years of farming in the valley, Piña has established itself as a company with a singular goal: premium wine grape production.
The 1973 Château Montelena Chardonnay may have won the 1976 "Judgement of Paris," but not without 40% of its grapes from the the Russian River Valley's pioneering grape grower. Four generations, and incredible Pinot & Chardonnay.
The historic Priest Ranch and the Elder Valley produce grapes on a 1,600 acre estate that spans a stunning 1,600 feet in elevation - from 800 feet above sea level on its valley floor to 2,400 feet at the mountain top. 
The gold standard in environmentally and financially sustainable farming. Experts in everything from vineyard development to nutirent managment, Vinedresser viticulturalists and farmers oversee dozens of Kirk's sites.
Other esteemed grape growers and
viticultural partners include:
The Antica Estate - high on Atlas Peak - produces grapes that are the ultimate expression of Napa Valley, as envisioned, farmed, and crafted by one of the world's oldest and most highly respected wine producers — the Antinori family.
Precision winegrowing, using sustainable & organic practices combined with advanced technologies.  Viticultural excellence leads to wines of quality and prestige
Garvey Brothers
Kick Ranch