In the Winery

Spring is a time of serenity in the winery, patiently waiting while the wines rest in barrel.

In the Vineyard

Bud break, suckering, and tucking. The vineyard crew watches tentatively as the vines begin to develop.


A traditional Japanese technique for perfectly folding a silk cloth to hold anything, but ideally a wine bottle!


Recent visitors and special events at Kenzo Estate: Ms. Margrit Mondavi.


wrapping with silk

Before bags were common in Japan, the versatility of a length of fabric was meticulously exploited by the skilled hands of merchants and shoppers alike. Simply and precisely folding and knotting a square of silk into a variety of sacks and wrappings, Furoshiki holds, protects and presents.

This particular Furoshiki makes an elegant presentation of  a very special bottle of wine.