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Orsi Family Vineyards: Delicious Italian-Inspired, Sonoma-Grown Wines!

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One of the fun and rewarding aspects of enjoying wine is seeking out or being introduced to hidden gems. These delightful surprises can make your whole day and more. Many of these producers—often small both in operation and production—are frequently run by a handful of family members and friends with storied careers, who at the end of the day take pride in making wines of exceptional character and quality.  During a recent virtual chat, Robert Larsen, the Wine Extraordinaire behind The Larsen Projekt, put just such a winery on my radar.

Orsi Family Vineyards is a family-owned, boutique-style producer specializing in small lots of sustainably farmed, Italian-inspired wines, all grown in Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley. For our chat, we were joined by Bernie Orsi and his son Mark. Bernie grew up around wine, cleaning out the basket press for his father who made wine in an alley back in the 1950s in San Pedro (Los Angeles). 
Bernie’s foray into the business started with establish…

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