The story behind the Lewis Grace label and the history of the estate.
Back in 1777, Lewis Grace wasn’t a wine label. He was a Patriot—a soldier serving in the 4th Virginia Regiment in the Revolutionary War. Lewis didn’t live to see the American independence that he fought for, but his memory lives on in our label, and his passion for independence in the product we create—wines that stand out.
The estate grapes of Grace Vineyards and the winery are on a historic piece of property that was originally the Irving Ranch. Established in 1890, the Irving Ranch was ideally set along the Pony Express route, and the Irving family was one of the founding members of Apple Hill. The integrity of the property’s history has been preserved. Today’s vineyards surround the original Irving barn and ranch house.