In 2011, Eileen and Willy Ma, together with their intrepid dog Sachi, fulfilled a lifelong dream and bought a ranch and vineyard located adjacent to the ballard Canyon AVA in Solvang, California.
Most appealing to them was the 1998 planted Certified Organic vineyard which languidly spread across the sun drenched hills surrounding their new ranch. Being stewards of the property was a path for their creativity. Their work has been rewarded with healthy and flavorful grapes.
Today, one can climb the vine covered hills on their property and enjoy a 360 degree view, seeing the house and lake below, and appreciate the results of their labor. For them, the growing of grapes and the wine making process has been a visceral experience of senses reawakened.