Exploring the nooks and crannies of wine country can be just as much fun as drinking the wine itself.
Almost. You can spend days seeking out tiny mountain roads and lesser known AVA’s. Pope Valley is a hidden gem just to the east of Howell Mountain in Napa Valley. Worth the drive, Pope Valley is a peaceful bit of grape heaven. Gratus Vineyards is located in a stunning little hideaway in Pope producing some very impressive wines. We spoke with owner Thomas Wargovich about the challenges of owning a wine brand, along with the rewards.

Learn more by visiting www.gratusvineyards.com

Written by Ray Fister


  1. Elle G. October 19, 2018 at 8:58 am

    Such a wonderful story (and so easy to listen to) – thank you for sharing!

  2. Aaron G. October 19, 2018 at 9:18 am

    Really interesting (and important!) perspective here…plus, a good story – what makes Napa the gem that it is.