Savoy-Lee Winery: open Fri-Mon (12:00-5:00pm).
Dave retired from the Marine Corps after 20 years of service. Several years before opening the
winery, he began making wine as a hobby. As he became more of an enthusiast, he began making his
own labels for his homemade wine and giving it as gifts to friends. He soon realized his passion was
worth making into a business, and he bought 100 acres of farmland near Huddleston in 2000. The
family began with 2 primary varietals: Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon.
Soon after beginning the vineyard, Dave expanded his property by 17 acres, where he built the
winery. The first crush was in 2004, when Savoy-Lee became a licensed winery, and by 2005
Savoy-Lee released its first wines! At the time of grand opening, Savoy-Lee had 3 wines available:
2004 Chardonnay, 2004 Echo Forest Red, and 2004 Cabernet Franc.
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