There are some people who are educated toward certain positions in life and others who are born to assume them—and Matt Dees is what you’d call a natural winemaker.  Armed with a degree in Soil Science from the University of Vermont and vintages at Staglin in Napa, California and Craggy Range in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, Matt has an intrinsic feel for wine, from dirt to glass. Curious and experimental by nature, Matt’s approach to winemaking is grounded in the vineyard first and foremost: attuned to the vines, the weather, the soil, Matt seems almost to be a part of the vineyard itself.  Matt comes to wine with an untethered philosophy, a mindset embodied all the projects he touches.  Here we bring you his style in a new Ballard Canyon Project where he can express himself

with the

wonderful Estate Fruit from the Kimsey Vineyard.


Grenache | Syrah | White Blend

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