Established in 1996, the dream of Sheridan Vineyard became real for our owner/winemaker, Scott Greer. The traditional, old-world estate winery vision stood tall for Scott. Our site, high in the western hillside slopes of the Yakima Valley proved worthy of that vision. Initially planted in 1997 with 10 acres each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah, Sheridan Vineyard now boasts a 100 acres under vine.
Inexperienced but motivated, Scott started vintage 2000 with a Sheridan Red Blend (now known as L’Orage) and a Syrah on fourth leaf fruit. That inaugural vintage proved worthy. In June 2001, Mother Nature intervened with a torrential hailstorm that devastated 97% of our crop and created our most cherished bottling, L’Orage…French for “the storm”.
Daily in the Vineyard
Focusing on sustainable farming practices, minimal intervention in the vineyard and meticulous handling of the fruit upon harvest, Scott creates wines of richness and depth while maintaining a sense of beauty and balance. With a passion and commitment to crafting world-class wines, Scott oversees all aspects of grape growing and winemaking. Self-taught, highly driven and keenly focused, Scott Greer maintains a low profile while making some of the greatest wines in the world. Welcome to Sheridan Vineyard.