Press Releases

Vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett Unveil Alpha Omega Collective

March 1, 2018

Vintner Robin Baggett, managing partner of Alpha Omega winery in Napa Valley and Tolosa winery in San Luis Obispo, and his vintner wife Michelle, today unveiled the Alpha Omega Collective, a new umbrella brand for those two enterprises and their Spanish winery, Perinet. This newly-formed group marks an exciting milestone for the Baggetts and strengthens the connection between all three brands while propelling future growth.

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Alpha Omega Foundation Raises $100,000 for Wildfire Relief

January 30, 2018

The Alpha Omega Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Alpha Omega winery in Napa Valley, announced today that it raised $100,000 for Napa Valley wildfire relief. Alpha Omega vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett, the foundation’s Executive Director, presented checks for 100% of those funds to the Napa Valley Community Foundation’s (NVCF) Disaster Relief Fund and the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department at the family-owned winery in Rutherford on Tuesday. NVCF President Terence Mulligan accepted a $95,000 check and Volunteer Chief Davie Piña received a $5,000 check for his fire department.

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Rhett Gadke Joins Alpha Omega as Brand Strategist

December 21, 2017

Alpha Omega, a family-owned winery in the legendary Rutherford Bench of Napa Valley, has announced the hiring of Rhett Gadke as its Brand Strategist. In this newly-created marketing position, Gadke reports directly to Alpha Omega vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett and leads the efforts to further enhance the 11-year-old luxury brand.

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Alpha Omega Vintners Donate Lake Berryessa Ranch Easement to Permanently Protect Agriculture

December 14, 2017

One of the biggest agricultural conservation easements in Napa County was recently completed on the 4,461-acre Monticello Ranch on the east shore of Lake Berryessa, thus ensuring the future of open space and ranching traditions at the county’s largest lake. The ranch, owned by vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett of Alpha Omega winery in Rutherford and Pete Craig, whose family owns Rutherford’s Sacrashe Vineyard, has been permanently protected from development with an agreement known as an agricultural conservation easement.

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Alpha Omega Pledges Donation to Hurricane Relief Efforts

October 5, 2017

Alpha Omega, a family-owned winery in the Rutherford Bench of Napa Valley, today announced that it will donate 10% of its tasting room wine sales during the PGA Tour’s Safeway Open, taking place Oct. 5-8 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, to hurricane relief efforts. Alpha Omega vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett’s humanitarian act was inspired by PGA Tour members Chesson Hadley and his wife, Amanda, and Scott Brown and his wife, Allison.

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Robin Baggett Acquires Stake in Perinet Winery in Priorat

August 7, 2017

Robin Baggett, vintner of Alpha Omega winery in Napa Valley and sister winery Tolosa in San Luis Obispo, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a significant interest in Perinet, an estate vineyard and modern, architecturally-designed winery in the prestigious Priorat DOQ region of Spain. The purchase marks another innovative move for Baggett, a pioneer who proved to be ahead of his time when he founded Alpha Omega in 2006 on the direct-to-consumer and Tolosa on the direct-to-trade business models that have since become more common. Both Alpha Omega and Tolosa, which each sells 95% of their wine DTC and DTT, will sell Perinet in their tasting rooms.

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Alpha Omega Surges Ahead with New Solar and Energy Storage Microgrid

October 19, 2016

Alpha Omega announced today that it has placed into operations a 400 kilowatt (kW) solar and 580 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery microgrid system that includes a first of its kind fully integrated solar and battery facility back-up power system. This groundbreaking microgrid system to date is the largest system for a Napa Valley winery and in all of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s service area.

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Alpha Omega Vintners Jubilant Over $780K Contribution to Auction Napa Valley 2016

June 6, 2016

Alpha Omega vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett enthusiastically supported Auction Napa Valley 2016 as both donors and successful bidders to help bring in more than $780,000 to the world’s most celebrated charity wine event. The 36th edition of ANV, which took place June 2-5, 2016, raised $14.3 million for community health and children’s education nonprofits.

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Alpha Omega Wins Best of Show at International Chardonnay Symposium 2016

May 19, 2016

Alpha Omega Reserve Chardonnay 2013 from Napa Valley won a coveted Best of Show platinum medal at the International Chardonnay Symposium 2016 held May 12-14, 2016 in the Edna Valley. The prestigious honor was announced at the annual La Paulée Dinner and Vintners Awards Ceremony on Friday at Greengate Ranch & Vineyard in San Luis Obispo.

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