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July 16, 2016: California Dream Big

Read about Sonoma County's oasis of glamour. Read it here.

June 10, 2016: The Fifteen Best Tasting Rooms in Sonoma County

We made the list! Read it here.

May 15, 2016: A Single Girl's Guide to Food, Drink and Travel: Healdsburg, CA

We had a great time chatting with Nanci Jo. Read it here.

May 2, 2016: Healdsburg Tours: Where to Stay, Eat, & Have Fun

Steve Howe has a great lineup for your next visit to Healdsburg. Read it here.

February 27, 2016: Wine Alsace Festival 2016: Whites Reign in Anderson Valley

We were one of Laura Ness' "best discoveries" at teh 2016 Alsace Festival.  Read it here.

February 22, 2016: San Jose Mercury News: Grape Tales: Riesling, Dry or Sweet

Mary Orlin recommends our Riesling. Read it here.

January 14, 2016: SF Gate: Visitors Kick Back as They Sip at Welcoming Downtown Wineries

Read about Carey Sweet's suggestion for five tasting rooms to visit in downtown Healdsburg. Read it here.

January 11, 2016: The Sweet Sommelier: Size Matters

Read about the Cartograph Journey on Kara Sweet's series on microwineries. Read it here.

January 6, 2016: The Big Announcement

We're finally able to share the news about what has had us so busy these past several weeks. Read it here.

January 6, 2016: Another Wine Blog: Cartograph Gewürztraminer 2010

Amy rediscovered the 2010 Cartograoh Gewürztraminer. Read it here.


September 13, 2015: The Sweet Sommelier: Thinkin' and Drinkin' Pink

Read the Sweet Sommerlier's take on the Rosés she's enjoying duing the Indian summer. Read it here.

July 29, 2015: The Purveyor of Happiness: Bacchus Hath Smiled Upon Me

A wonderful story about the rediscovery of Rosé and how the 2014 Cartograph Rosé of Pinot Noir fits in. Read it here.

June 25, 2015: Thea Dwelle: Horizontal Tasting: Mariah Vineyards Pinot Noir from Cartograph and Waits Mast

Thea Dwelle (Luscious Lushes) did a comparative tasting with our Mariah Pinot Noir. Read it here.

June 24, 2015: The Sweet Sommelier: It's A Beautiful Day

Kara Sweet had a fun surprise for her sister, Mariah. Read it here.

March 26, 2015: Bacchus & Beery: Healdsburg, CA - A Mecca for Boutique Wineries

Read about what the Beery's like about Healdsburg. Read it here.

March 15, 2015: Sonoma Discoveries: The Tasting Room Experience

Read Mary-Colleen Tinney's discoveries of the new tasting lounges in Sonoma County. Read it here.

March 9, 2015: Alsace Festival: White Wine Wonderland in Anderson Valley

Read Laura Ness' reasons to not miss the annual Alsace Festival. Read it here

Feburary 4, 2015: Alsace Fest

James Knight writes about how our origin story ties into what we are pouring at the Alsace Festival. Read it here


December 9, 2014: Carey Sweet: 15 Things to do in Sonoma County in 2015

Carey's written about 15 fun experiences to have in Sonoma County. Read it here

December 1, 2014: Delta Sky Magazine: Eating and Drinking in Sonoma

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl came to visit Sonoma county and made all sorts of great  discoveries. Read it here.

November 11, 2014: California Home+Design:  Make Yourself at Home in Healdsburg

Read Mary Polizzotti's suggestions for what to visit in Healdsburg. Read it here.

November 3, 2014: Zippertravel: The big small town of Healdsburg California

Another overview of why to visit Healdsburg. Read it here.

October 30, 2014: The Duane Wells: LivingWells California Road Trip - Healdsburg

Duane came to visit Healdsburg and visited Cartograph. Read it here.

October 2, 2014: The Infatuation: Destination Infatuation Healdsburg

Kristen has your next trip to Healdsburg planned. Read it here.

September 26, 2014: Traveleatlove: Sonoma County harvest and a favorite tasting room 

Read about Meghan's experience doing a night pick!  Read it here.

Septmeber 2014: Oakland Magazine: Healdsburg is Wine Country in Miniature

Kristan Lawson delivers a nice summary of downtown Heladsburg. Read it here.

August 18, 2014: Lisa Mattson: What's New in Healdsburg

Lisa explored downtown Healdsburg. Read about her discoveries here.

August 1, 2014: In Pursuit of Adventure: Healdsburg City Guide

Ashley and Alex's Healdsburg adventure. Read it here.

July 16, 2014: Grape Expectations: A weekend getaway in Healdsburg

Allison McCarthy cam in for a visit. See what she has to say. Read it here.

May 14, 2014: Fine Magazine: Heaven is in Healdsburg

Scroll through the photos and you'll find Cartograph. Read it here.

May 1, 2014: Wine and Good Food: Cartograph 2012 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer

Bella discovered our Gewürztraminer and loved it. Read it here.

April 29, 2014: Press Democrat: Wine of the Week

Peg Melnik discovered our sold out 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir. Read it here.

April 24, 2014: Zagat: The Ultimate Guide to Healdsburg in Sonoma County

Visiting Sonoma County, come see us. Read it here.

April 4, 2014: Foie Gras and Funnel Cakes: 10 Questions for Alan Baker, Cartograph Wines

Lisa Melsted interview with Alan Baker. Read it here.

March 25, 2014: The Press Democrat: Wine Dreams 101

A great article on Sonoma State's Wine Entrepreneurship Program  Read it here.

March 12, 2014: Bacchus & Beery: Winemaker Interview with Alan Baker

Planning on leaving a successful career and going into winemaking? Read it here.

Feb. 10, 2014: Meghan Malloy: Wine I am Loving Lately

See what Meghan Malloy has to say about the 2011 Floodgate Pinot Noir. Read it here.

Jan. 27, 2014: Morning Star Vasquez: Cartograph Wines

Read about how we captured Morning Star's magination.  Read it here.

Jan. 8, 2014: James Knight: Cartograph Wines in Healdsburg

The journey from kayak to California.  Read it here.

Jan. 7, 2014: The Wine Key: Winery Spotlight

Read about Charlotte's visit to our new tasting room.  Read it here.



Dec. 27. 2013: 7x7: A Weekend at Healdsburg's Newest Designer Tasting Rooms

Allison McCarthy explores places to visit, eat, shop and stay in Healdsburg.  Read it here.

Dec. 11. 2013: The Alcohol Professor: Gifts for the American Wine Lover

Read about the wine gifts Thea Dwelle has picked for the holidays.  Read it here.

Nov. 26. 2013: Simple Hedonisms: Four Rosé Top Picks for the Holiday Table

Our 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir is on William Allen's list of top four Rosés for the holiday table! Read it here.

July 25, 2013: Dan Berger: Dan Berger's Vintage Experience

Dan Berger reviewed the 2012 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer and rated it "Exceptional" and describes the beautiful aromas and flavors he perceives.

September 11, 2013: 7x7: Food's the star at Healdsburg's new tasting rooms

Move over cheese pairings. Read the article

August 27, 2013: Vinography: Unboxed

Alder Yarrow favorably reviews the 2012 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer. Read the article

August 15, 2013: Vinography: Unboxed

Alder Yarrow favorably reviews the 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir. Read the article

August 15, 2013: Luscious Lushes: It's a dry, dry summer

Thea Dwelle favorably reviews the 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir. Read the article

July 25, 2013: Dan Berger: Dan Berger's Vintage Experience

Dan Berger reviewed the 2012 Rosé of Pinot Noir and rated it "Exceptional" and favorably compared it to wines from Volnay.

June 27, 2013: Uncorked Ventures: Cartograph Wines

Mark Aselstine describes his visit to our new tasting room post demolition. Read the article

April 30, 2013: What are the best boutique wineries in Napa or Sonoma?

See what correspondant Marcy Gordon recommends. Read the article

March 25, 2013: 7x7SF: And the winner of the Pinot Cup Trophy ....

A delightful recap by Jay Barmann of the eigth annual Pigs and Pinot competion.  "...In our opinion, having tasted maybe a third of what was there before we threw in the towel, the finest bottles were from Merry Edwards, VML, Cartograph, and Kosta Browne."  Read the article

March 8, 2013: San Francisco Chronicle: Park it here for wine, cheese, and art

Carey Sweet wrote a wonderful article that captures the essence of our tasting room, Garagiste Healdsburg. Read the article


Dec. 4 & 11, 2012: Red Slice: Follow Your Dream 

A two part interview by Maria Ross exploring what got Alan inspired to get into the wine business and the lessons he has learned in launching a brand. Read the article

Dec. 3, 2012: USA Today: Winemakers Blend Tradition with Technology

We had a great conversation with reporter Laura Petrecca about how we use technology to connect things that are happening with Cartograph to our audience.  Read the article

Nov. 7, 2012:  The Bohemian: Cartograph Draws It's Own Map 

James McKinght came by to hear about how Cartograph was created. Read the article

Oct. 19, 2012:  Forbes: What's Wrong With a Vintage Mentality?

Richard Betts suggests that "information flow that, if used appropriately, will allow us to drink richly and more intelligently and without missing the point of it all."  Read the article

May 9, 2012: Press Democrat article on the tasting room!

We had a great visit with Virginia Boone of the Press Democrat.  She was impressed by how we are trying to bring a different flavor to the Garagiste Healdsburg tasting room.  Here is the link to her article:

April 24, 2012: A visit to the tasting room by blogger Travel.Eat.Love

Please read Meghan's review of her visit to our new microwiney and tasting room, Garagiste Healdsburg.


September 29, 2011: Dan Berger: Dan Berger's Vintage Experience

Dan Berger favorably reviewed the 2010 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer and the 2009 Floodgate Vineyard Pinot Noir.

Feb 1, 2011: Wine Enthusiast

The 2009 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer received the Editor's Choice and 91 points from Steve Heimoff.

Jan. 16, 2011: David Mahoney: Artful Living Magazine

A lovely interview of winemaker, Alan Baker. Read more about this


Aug. 10, 2010: Cartograph Winery Launches With Story Mapped Inside & Outside the Bottle

How did an NPR podcast and a social media facilitated wine project turn into Cartograph?   More Info