Esser Wines

Esser® wines are produced from the cool Central Coast Region of California and crafted from sustainably farmed vineyards of the Scheid family that realized the potential of the growing region over 40 years ago. These wines express the fruit, the climate, the terroir and water into a poetic expression of flavors long sought by wine connoisseurs from around the globe.

Wine Appellation
Chardonnay Monterey
Pinot Noir Monterey
Merlot Monterey
Cabernet Monterey
Sauvignon Blanc Monterey
Available in: Maine, New Hampshire
Grown: California, United States
Monterey County is located in California’s Central Coast. The region is often associated with the natural beauty of its rugged coastline, oceanside villages and spectacular golf courses. Largely unplanted with vines until the early 1960s, an explosion of activity thrust Monterey County onto the global wine scene by the mid-1970s. Vineyards were planted in long rows along the floor of the agriculturally-important Salinas Valley and unique microclimates were found throughout the region. Today, this Central Coast county is one of the great bastions of cool-climate viticulture. The bulk of its 40,000 vineyard acres is located in the 80-mile long valley on the county’s eastern boundary. Monterey County is home to seven AVAs, each distinct and deserving its own voice. They are Chalone, Arroyo Seco, Santa Lucia Highlands, San Lucas, Hames Valley, Carmel Valley and the large Monterey AVA encompassing the Salinas Valley. San Bernabe, Delicato Winery's immense estate vineyard south of King City, is destined to become the county's next AVA.