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Travel and Leisure

The Best Way to Experience Fall in Sonoma. West Wines' Harvest Hikes are described in this article about harvest in Sonoma

Travel & Leisure, Sep 15, 2015


Truck lust in Sonoma County

Bengt Akerlind’s compact 1932 Ford flatbed, originally a milk truck at a Petaluma dairy, now works the vineyards at his West Wines in Healdsburg.

Sonoma Magazine, Sep 22, 2015

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WineWeirdos review West Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

"2007 West Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Racy & Age Worthy Sonoma County, California Red Wine" according to WineWeirdos in this entertaining YouTube review.


WineWeirdos, 6/22/2015


Melissa Vogt reviews West Wines

Melissa Vogt of San Francisco Wine Examiner reviews dinner pairings and wines at West Wines, including West Sauvignon Blanc, West Viognier, West Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve and West Late Harvest Viognier.

San Francisco Examiner, 05/05/2015



Nordstjernan takes a deep look into how West Wines was started and our winemaking philosophy in "California Swedish couple on a true lifestyle journey"

Nordstjernan, Jan 9, 2013

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Nobel Banquet Wine

An in-depth interview with West Wines owners Katarina Bonde and Bengt Akerlind.

Sweden & America, magasin from The Swedish Council in America, December 2013


West Wines offers Royal Touch

Carey Sweet writes about visiting our tasting room and tasting our Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 served at the Nobel Awards Banquet.

San Francisco Chronicle, May 26, 2013

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Bordeaux-styles wines in Sonoma

"We also discovered quality with a few top-notch Cab coming out of the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys. Whatever your budget, there’s a bottle to be found. Here is just a small sampling our what Sonoma Bordeaux has to offer."

Food & Beverage World, September 30, 2012


The Long and Wine-ing Road

West Wines is one of the featured wineries in this exploration of Sonoma County Wine Road.

Gastronomique En Vogue Magazine, November 6, 2013


Harvest Time in California

Fine Wine visits West Wines during harvest and follows our harvest and fermentation for a couple of days. Click on Read more for a complete download of their December issue and the article starts on page 26.

Fine Wine, December 2012



Gifted wine and food writer Carolyn Dismuke gives her view on West Wines.

Drink Those Words, 25/8/2013

"West is a Nobel Wine"

West Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2005 was paired with the main course at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, Sweden 2010, as the first American wine to be served in the history of this distinguished event.

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Art and Entertain Me

Emma Krasov, Travel and Lifestyle Writer & Yuri Krasov, Photographer has reviewed wineries at A WIne and Food Affair.

Art and Entertain Me, November 15, 2013

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An Affair to Remember: Favorites from the 2013 A Wine & Food Affair

Wineblog "Two Guys from Napa" wites about A Wine and Food Affair, teh wines they tasted andthe food pairings. West Wines – 2009 Crest Cuvée (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec) and 2012 Sauvignon Blanc were among their favorite wines.

Two Guys from Napa, November 12, 2013

WineWeirdos review West Viognier Reserve

"2011 West Viognier Reserve Lively and Nuanced" another entertaining YouTube review from Wine Weirdos.


WineWeirdos, 6/22/2015