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The wines of Karin and Justin Warnelius-Miller.

Garden Creek Wine Portfolio


A focus on producing two wines from our estate vineyards handgrown by our family for six decades since 1969. Each vintage showcasing the individuality of our land in Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, a complex site with exceptional diversity of eleven soil variations touched by a delicate marine climate. Understated elegance with powerful finesse and alluring longevity intended to age for decades.

Garden Creek Tesserae

Garden Creek Vineyard, Alexander Valley
Estate Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon Assemblage

A wine of individuality and powerful elegance with remarkable aging potential. A complex Cabernet Sauvignon blended with components of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec.  Hand-selected by soil variation from our estate vineyard. Aged for eight-years upon release.

Garden Creek Chardonnay

Garden Creek Vineyard, Alexander Valley
Estate Clonal Selection

A Chardonnay blend of clones we refer to as our Grand Dame. Each vintage an individual expression of 6 to 9 of the eleven clones estate grown meticulously chosen in the vineyard. French oak barrel fermentation, Eleven-months sur lie aging. Three additional years bottle aging.


A relationship built on devotion respecting the old world with new world freedom. Husband and wife. Land and life. Wines of balance, complexity and true to varietal character which speak their terroir and provenance. A new frontier in Anderson Valley, Mendocino County. With respect to our forefathers, yet knowing as Vikings do – discovery and place is not understood without setting sail. All wines focused on the soils and climate without compromise to the lands existence seeking the very meaning of the vineyards soul.

WärneliusMiller Pinot Noir

Golden Fleece Vineyard, Anderson Valley

A Pinot Noir showcasing a classic varietal defining the intimate variation of soils in the land influenced by the cool Pacific climate capturing alluring, expressive elegant wines with texture, structure and tension. 

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