We think our wines are exceptional, but you don’t just have to take our word for it. The scores, reviews, and write-ups below all reflect not just on the quality of our dry farmed, estate grown Pinot Noirs, but the entire Emeritus experience.

Some highlights:

The axiom of doing one thing and doing it well clearly applies to Emeritus Vineyards of Sonoma County. That one thing is Pinot Noir and they do it extremely well.

—Tom Hyland, Forbes

Dry farming leaders

—Linda Johnson-Bell, Imbibe.com

Hallberg produces wines with complexity and mature favors at lower Brix, achieving ideal physiological ripeness.

—Meridith May, SOMM Journal

Brice Jones produces some of the most remarkable Pinot Noir in America right now.

—Brian Freedman, Drink Me Magazine

Emeritus is a new class of classic when it comes to California Pinot Noir.

—Leslie Sbrocco, Check Please! Bay Area


By Publication

Wine & Spirits2013 Pinot Hill – 95 Points

2011 William Wesley – 95 Points

2011 Hallberg Ranch – 93 Points

Wine & Spirits Top of the ListWine & Spirits Annual Restaurant Poll

#4 Pinot Noir in 2020

#12 Most Popular Wine in 2019

#2 Pinot Noir in 2017

#1 Pinot Noir in 2015

#10 Most Popular Wine in 2013

Wine Spectator2013 Pinot Hill – 93 Points & Editor’s Choice

2011 Hallberg Ranch – 93 Points & Top 100

2005 William Wesley – 93 Points

Wine & Spirits Winter 2015

Top 100 Wineries of 2015

Wine Spectator Top 1002011 Hallberg Ranch – #26 on Top 100 List of 2014

Winethropology

Winethropology – Winery Review

James Suckling

2016 Pinot Hill East – 93 Points

2016 Wesley’s Reserve – 93 Points

2016 Hallberg Ranch – 93 Points

2015 Pinot Hill – 93 Points

Wine Review Online

2017 Pinot Hill – 95 Points

2016 Wesley’s Reserve – 95 Points

2016 Hallberg Ranch – 93 Points

2016 Pinot Hill East – 93 Points

2015 Hallberg Ranch – 94 Points

2015 Pinot Hill – 94 Points

2015 William Wesley – 93 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2017 Hallberg Ranch – 95 Points & Editors’ Choice

2017 Pinot Hill – 95 Points

2017 Wesley’s Reserve – 94

2016 Pinot Hill East – 94 Points

2005 William Wesley – 95 Points

The Honest Pour

Episode 011: Mari Jones of Emeritus Vineyards

James The Wine Guy

Top 100 Wines of 2015

2012 Hallberg Ranch – 95 Points

2013 Hallberg Ranch – 94 Points

2011 William Wesley – 94 Points

2011 Hallberg Ranch – 94 Points

2013 Ruby Ruby – 93 Points

Pinotfile The Prince of Pinot

Multi-vintage Reviews

2015 Hallberg Ranch – 93 Points

The SOMM Journal

2015 Hallberg Ranch – 95 Points

Drinkhacker

2013 Vintage Review

Washington Wine Blog

2017 Pinot Hill – 95 Points

Colorado Expression

Profile of Brice Cutrer Jones

Snow Magazine

Ski & Sip – Exploring the Sonoma-Rockies Wine Connection

Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews – Winery Review


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