• Lindquist Family Wines

    Producing balanced, cool climate wines since 1982

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    About the Winemaker

    Bob Lindquist

    An original Rhone Ranger, Bob Lindquist has been making wine on the Central Coast since 1982. His focus has been on Rhone varietals and Chardonnay from some of the best cool climate vineyards in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. His wines are known for elegance, balance and longevity in the cellar, with a strong nod to the traditional winemaking techniques of the Old World.

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    About the Wines

    Chardonnay and Pioneering Rhone Varietals

    Experience and traditions that continue today!

    • Bob made the first Syrah in Santa Barbara County – 1982
    • The first Marsanne made in California – 1987 
    • The first cool climate Bien Nacido Syrah – 1987
    • The first Red Rhone blend in Santa Barbara – 1988
    • The first Viognier in Santa Barbara – 1989
    • Also making a traditionally styled Chardonnay since 1982 and a
    • A unique Viognier/Chardonnay blend since 1991