Senses Wines specializes in Chardonnay and Pinot noir from world-class vineyards throughout the West Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley AVAs.

Founded in 2011, Senses Wines is a dream-come-true for three childhood friends from Occidental – Christopher Strieter, Max Thieriot, and Myles Lawrence-Briggs – who began by farming their families’ historic vineyards: B.A. Thieriot and Hillcrest. Their newest planting, Bodega Thieriot, marks three estate properties proudly farmed with Valdez & Sons.

In partnership with legendary winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown, the team produces renowned single vineyard wines, of which the 2015-18 vintages received 97+ points from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, 95-99 points from Jeb Dunnuck in 2018-19, and 94-97+ points by Lisa Perotti-Brown MW in 2020. Their wines are primarily sold to a loyal mailing list with specific selections allocated to wholesale partners.

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Senses Wines
PO BOX 171
Occidental, CA 95465


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