Angelina Mondavi acquires well regarded Sojourn Cellars, growing her empire

Angelina Mondavi acquires well regarded Sojourn Cellars, growing her empire

By Esther Mobley | San Francisco Chronicle / SF Gate | August 27, 2020 |

A scion of Wine Country’s most famous family is continuing to build her own empire. Winemaker Angelina Mondavi has acquired Sojourn Cellars, a well-regarded producer of single-vineyard Sonoma County Pinot Noir, following her purchase in January of the historic winery building that had formerly housed Zinfandel icon Ravenswood.

The Sojourn Cellars brand will remain intact, with founders Craig Haserot and Erich Bradley continuing to be involved. Winemaking operations will move into the Ravenswood space at 18701 Gehricke Road in Sonoma. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Sojourn was always a real passion project for us. We never thought of it as something we were building up to sell,” said Bradley. “But when the opportunity presented itself to move into a historic facility, it just felt right.”…

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Angelina Mondavi, founder of Harrow Cellars and other brands, has acquired Sojourn Cellars.Photo: Vincent Gotti
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