Julian Gonzalez is a third-generation farmer and winemaker with deep California roots. Julian immigrated at 12-years-old to pursue his American dream. He has worked his way from cellar worker to Chief Winemaker and Consultant for prestigious Wineries across Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and the West Coast wine region.
Rooted in Napa California through a legacy of farmers, dating back to 1945. Julian’s grandfather Francisco Gonzalez was the first to begin seasonal farming in Lodi California as a part of the workforce known today as the Bracero program.
From the Vineyard
JUNE 14, 2021
Because of an extended cool growing season, grapes ripened with lower sugar levels, giving our 2019 INSPIRACIONES full flavors, fresh acidity, and superb balance.
— Julian Gonzalez, Proprietor