Author: Rachel Tourville

A Visit with Mo Ayoub

WINE SPECTATOR Harvey Steiman At Large “The wines have been stellar: outstanding in every vintage… The 2008, about to be released is a marvel of complex red fruits, earthy undertones and mascarpone notes on a silky, seductive frame.” -Harvey Steiman, April 2010


THE OREGONIAN Katherine Cole interview with Rex Pickett, author of Sideways and Vertical “When I was tasting Mohamad Ayoub’s wine, I thought, “There is nothing like this in Santa Ynez. These wines are state of the art.” And I suddenly realized I waned to write about this place.” – Rex Pickett, September 2009 Read full article

Ayoub featured Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator features Mo Ayoub in article “A Dot-Com Survivor Finds a New Calling” January 2007 “His first release, Ayoub Pinot Noir Dundee Hills 2004, rates among the best of the state’s newcomers. The lovely, graceful Pinot has density and depth. The gentle blueberry and cherry fruit mingles with delicate touches of cinnamon and nutmeg, the flavors lingering attractively.” –… Read more »