Latest News – 2011 Estate Cabernet Franc and 2011 Eglantine received Silver Medals at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for 2015; and at the 2015 San Diego Toast of the Coast competition the 2011 Estate Cabernet Franc and the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Adobe Vineyard) were silver medalists, the 2011 Eglantine was bronze.
On a north facing hillside overlooking the Ramona Valley AVA sits Woof’n Rose Winery and its vineyards. Stephen and Marilyn Kahle own and operate the vineyard and winery with help from three sons and their respective families. The Kahles love of dogs, and rose bushes surrounding the winery, give a clue as to how aptly the winery is named.
Woof’n Rose makes all of its wines from Ramona Valley grapes, most estate grown on premises. Annual production is 300 to 350 cases per year. The specialty is Cabernet Franc, but the small vineyards also include all of the other classic Bordeaux varietals, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, and Petit Verdot, as well as Grenache Noir and Alicante Bouschet; the wines reflect these varietals and blends comprised of them. When you visit Woof’n Rose Winery for tasting you will sit on an outdoor veranda, overlooking the vineyards and the Ramona Valley, and will chat directly with the owners who double as grower, winemaker, and marketer.
Woof’n Rose’s invitation to you is to enjoy the view, conversation, and
Please sip our wine in your quality time,
Time to smell the roses,
Time to kiss puppy noses!