The expression, “What goes together, grows together,” is often used by chefs and winemakers to describe successful food and wine pairings. But in the case of Troon Vineyard, the expression also applies to their whole vineyard philosophy.
Troon is a place where vines have been replanted using the biodynamic model, additional crops have been added, animals have been introduced and staff are educated, all to create an improved biome that leads to better wines.
Founded by Dick Troon in 1972, the vineyard has changed hands several times and has undergone a complete transformation since its early days. Dr. Bryan and Denise White purchased the property in 2017, fully invested in a model of change, which was initiated by winegrower Craig Camp.
Camp fell in love with and saw the potential of the land in 2016. He envisioned a healthier estate but knew a long-term vision would have to start with a whole lot of science, data and experience. After a complete analysis of the property, soil and microbiology, they started…