“The Annadel Gap Vineyard site is unique place. Working with Jean-Marie, Ben and Natalie is rewarding for me. Jean-Marie’s tenure at this site, coupled with Ben and Natalie’s commitment to growing exceptional wines from is incomparable. I am impressed and inspired by this team and the potential of this site.”
 

Philippe Coderey

Biodynamic Vineyard Consultant


Philippe is a 25th generation vine grower, winemaker, and farmer who has spent his entire life farming and tending vineyards and orchards in his native Provence as well as on Corsica, in Switzerland, Pennsylvania, and California.

Philippe was extensively involved with the prestigious M.Chapoutier Domaine – where he supervised the biodynamic certification of the Banyuls and Collioures appellations, as well as overseeing the biodynamic farming of 130 acres of vineyards in the Hermitage, Crozes Hermitage, Cornas, St Joseph, Condrieu and Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellations. He arrived in California in 2006 and has worked and consulted with a number of vineyards including: Tablas Creek Vineyard, Bonny Doon Vineyards,Bien Nacido Vineyards, Grgich Hills Estate, Preston Vineyard, Grimm's Bluff Vineyards and Paul Lato's Wines.

Philippe works together with long-time Annadel Gap Vineyard manager Jean-Marie Martin and the winemaking tandem of Ben and Natalie to preserve the biodiversity of the site with the goal of creating the most authentic and expressive wines from our Estate.