“Wells Guthrie of Copain Wine Cellars makes excellent single-vineyard syrahs with enthralling mineral, saline, briny flavors. His loyal customers buy direct from the winery.”

–“Is There Still Hope for Syrah?”, Eric Asimov, The Pour: New York Times, June 1, 2010

About our 2007 Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir

“...remarkably good—tasting it blind, you’d assume this was a single-vineyard bottling at about $20 more a bottle.”

–Ray Isle, Food and Wine Magazine

“...the best California syrah producers (which make wines that emphasize balance and savory aromas and flavors rather than power, concentration and fruitiness), along with some suggested bottles to seek out: From Copain Winery: Baker Ranch, Brosseau and Hawks Butte.”

–“10 Ideal Syrahs from California”, Eric Asimov, Diner’s Journal: New York Times, June 1, 2010

“It’s clear from the superb quality of several of these wines that Guthrie is a first-rate talent and will be heard from in the future.”

–Allen Meadows,

“One of my favorite California wine producers, Wells Guthrie, like a champion truffle-hunting dog, seems to unearth top vineyards for his wines...”

–Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

“...these were among the most vibrant and precise wines I tasted during my Sonoma tour...”

–Josh Reynolds, International Wine Cellar

“...his wines are unquestionably from the New World, although there is a complexity and structure to them that even the most diehard French wine enthusiast will admire.”

–Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate