Schug Carneros Estate is a winery located in the Carneros AVA of Sonoma County, California. The winery was founded in 1980 by Walter Schug, a winemaker with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Today, Schug Carneros Estate is run by Walter's son, Axel Schug.
Schug Carneros Estate produces a variety of wines, including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and a sparkling wine made in the traditional method. The winery sources grapes from its own estate vineyards, as well as from select vineyards throughout the Sonoma and Napa Valley regions.
Schug Carneros Estate's winemaking philosophy emphasizes the use of sustainable and organic farming practices. The winery uses only estate-grown grapes for its sparkling wine, and the grapes are harvested by hand to ensure the highest quality.
Schug Carneros Estate's wines have received numerous accolades and awards over the years, and they are highly regarded by both critics and consumers.