Kamen Estate Wines tasting room near Sonoma Plaza
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Think also - screenplays for "Lethal Weapon III," "A Walk in the Clouds," "Fifth Element," "The Professional" and the "Transporter" series.
In 1980, Kamen had purchased a 280-acre estate with 46 acres of vineyards in Sonoma County's Valley of the Moon, which he left in the care of a local farm manager while he remained in Hollywood.
There are no weapons of destruction or kitschy movie props to compete with the strikingly beautiful white marble tasting bar trimmed in black, or the white on black painted messages like the helpful "Never open the package," or "Wax on, wax off."
Or chat with hospitality manager Marisol Ramirez, who is usually in the house and will energetically share the whole story of the winery's birth, rebirth and the challenges of its rugged estate grounds.
The wines: A Signature Flight features three wines for $20, in small batch offerings like the 2012 Sauvignon Blanc ($45, 350 cases produced), the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon ($80, 1,950 cases), and the 2010 Writers
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