Timeline

June, 3

Calvin Straub Commissioned
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Jan, 1

Tony Peju purchases 30 acre Rutherford Estate and the family moves from Los Angeles to their new home in the Napa Valley
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Jan, 11

Daughters Lisa and Ariana soon adjust to life in the country riding horses and bicycles in the vineyard
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Sep, 16

With the help of wine consultant Walter Schug the first Peju wines were released.
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Dec, 1

In the early days the majority of grapes were being sold to other wineries. The 1986 Peju Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve...
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Dec, 7

Financial arrangements were made to build the first phase of construction on the winery...
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Dec, 14

The gardens and the first phase of construction were completed.
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Dec, 22

Tony unveiled “Harvest Dance” the first of many commissioned sculptures by Welton Rotz, made out of Carrara marble
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June, 17

Due to phylloxera the HB Vineyard was torn out and replanted with resistant root stock.
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June, 17

An additional 350 acres of land are purchased in Pope Valley and it is named Persephone Vineyard.
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June, 17

The winery facilities were greatly expanded to increase production.
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June, 17

Construction began on the Peju Tower, the second phase of expansion to the winery tasting room.
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June, 17

The 50 foot Peju Tower is completed
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June, 17

Ariana Peju launched “Harvesting the Sun.” 720 solar panels were installed...
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June, 17

By the end of 2007 final construction was completed on the Uluru Room.
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June, 17

In 2007 Peju received Organic Certification for the Rutherford Estate Vineyard from the California...
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June, 17

In 2009 Peju was certified as a Napa County Green Winery and Bay Area Green Business.
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