July 1 - update on the Smith Storys!

July 1, 2021 

Smith Story Wines: Summer 2021 

Starting off this summer with festive "pops of the cork" with so many of you. Our new Smith Story Wine Cellars Brut has received high praise from everyone. We told…

Smith Story Wine Cellars Turns 8

May 16, 2021 

Celebrating the Future 

Last Friday, May 14, 2021 was our wedding and winery 8th anniversary. The day was spent hosting guests from across the nation and friends here in the Anderson Valley. A day full…

How Can I Help?

Many of you have asked since the pandemic began last spring "how can I help?".  Simply put... keep sharing the Smith Story and enjoying our wine.

It's really odd when you are growing your independently funded winery in the…


“When God Created Mothers" 

When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared and said. "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one." 

And God said…

What's new... well....

Sunday, April 18, 2021 

What’s new at Smith Story? 

The last few Spring Wine release orders are shipping out tomorrow! THANK YOU! Happy Dance...Both Eric and I (now both vaccinated!) but are also feeling somewhat emotional this morning. 

Women's History Month

In honor of the last day of Women’s History Month. A quick chat with Eric and Ali Smith Story, March 31, 2021 while soaking up the sun in the coastal town of Albion, California. 

Eric: Ok, first question, let…

Year of the Ox

February 12, 2021 

A big holiday weekend...Happy Chinese New Year, Happy Valentine’s Day and Cheers to President’s Day! 

What’s going on with us? 

In the Anderson Valley: 
This weekend: We are open today-Monday for outdoor tastings and…


February 5, 2021 


So how are you doing? Scale of 1 to 10, we are about a 6 this week. In the final stages or re-doing our 2021 and 2022 planning…

4 Years in the Anderson Valley

Monday, February 1, 2021

Four Years!! 

Today marks the day exactly four years ago that we were handed the keys to our tasting room here in Philo, California. For 2 years prior we poured our wines at countless…

Our Life's Work

Good evening from sitting under a magical sky right now! We've had rain showers off and on all day and sunbeams sneaking their way through enormous puffy white clouds...hello rainbows. True Story. 

We'll, it's another Friday, but this one…