Wine Enthusiast Best Wines of 2020 - Editors Choice
"...epic bottling by Graham Tatomer."
Sunset Magazine Best Wines of 2018
“Kick-on Ranch is one of the coolest and windiest sites in Santa Barbara, and it makes pure, precise Riesling. Try it with sushi.”
"Tatomer crafts his wines with a traditional, hands-off approach."
Los Angeles Times November 7, 2014
"Tatomer thinks of Rieslings 'as one of those bombastic, larger-than-life characters"'
Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews March 6, 2014
"an experience in site expression."
San Francisco Chronicle, "Winemaker to Watch" January 2014
"Tatomer is nothing if not bullish on California wine having a more diverse future."
Wine & Spirits Magazine July, 2013
"Riesling so lively, the wine actually seems to be vibrating, like a just-plucked guitar string."
San Francisco Chronicle December 2, 2012
"Having apprenticed with Emmerich Knoll in the Wachau, Graham Tatomer is also making a name for..."
“This young winemaker learned from the masters of Riesling in Austria..."
The Santa Barbara Independent July 2012
"Tannic and lip-smacking, the 2009 Kick On Ranch introduced me to the positive side of a petroleum flavor..."
Food and Wine Magazine June 2012
"...co-wine-director Vinny Eng was dead-set on having me try a Riesling from California’s Central Coast that he was excited about..."
"Tatomer Rieslings are dry (he worked in Austria, remember)..."
"When you meet some winemakers, who are seemingly making a living at a pursuit borne entirely of passion..."