Rich Parducci is a name that resonates deeply in the world of California wine, growing up immersed in the culture of winemaking. The Parducci family has been a staple in Mendocino County’s wine culture, known for their commitment to quality and sustainable practices.
From a young age, Rich was drawn to the vineyards and the art of winemaking. His early exposure to the craft instilled in him a deep respect for traditional methods while fostering a curiosity for innovation. This unique blend of reverence for the past and eye for the future has come to define Rich’s approach to winemaking.
McNab Ridge Winery’s philosophy centers around a deep respect for the land and a commitment to environmentally friendly practices. Rich works with partner vineyards to source additional grapes that have the same ethos.
McNab Ridge continues to produce exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of Mendocino County. As winemaker, Rich brings a nuanced understanding of the local climate, soil types, and grape varietals, allowing him to craft wines that are both expressive and balanced.
The winery’s portfolio includes a range of varietals, from robust reds like Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel to crisp and refreshing whites like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Each wine is a testament to the meticulous care and attention to detail that goes into every step of the winemaking process.