The owners of Suhring cellars are Frank & Sung Jin Ingriselli.
Frank & Sung Jin have been making wine for the last ten years, and a composite picture of their wines produced is shown below.
The first production was labeled Ardore. Ardore, in Italian, means passion. These wines represented Frank & Sung Jin's passion for life, love, happiness, friendship, beauty, and nature. We all need to pursue all our life's dreams and approach every day with the passion to live it to the best of our ability. While nature may have produced the beautiful grapes used in these wines, Frank & Sung Jin added their own special nurturing and techniques to represent their vision for a great wine.
After producing wines under the brand name Ardore, Frank and Sung Jin developed a new brand, a combination of their surnames (Suhr and Ingriselli ) Suhr Ing and incorporates their respective heritages.
A stylized lotus symbol was used as the logo for the brand as it symbolizes beauty, purity, and the sun. It represents and embraces all the beauty and purity in our world, the pursuit of life's dreams, and the urgency to approach every day with the passion to live it to the best of one's ability.
The first production for Suhr Ing was a 2015 very limited reserve bottling of Merlot from Hudson vineyards. Hudson Vineyards are one of the highly sought-after vineyards for Merlot. Chardonnay from the Reinke Vinyard in the Carneros region of Napa Valley. This was followed by
The current release is a 2019 Suhr Ing Chardonnay limited-release reserve wine from the Reinke vineyards in the Carneros region of Napa Valley.
Frank and Sung Jin believe they are blessed to be living in the Napa Valley region. In addition to being collectors of fine art, they truly believe that wine is the only artwork you can drink!
As Thomas Jefferson said in 1811: "I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new and ripened with age"
Below are some pictures of the owners and recent scenes of their enjoying the beauty of nature in Napa Valley along with some vidoes of the crush and production processing.