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Olson Ogden Wines is a small, artisan wine company located in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County. We specialize in small production, handcrafted wines. Our focus is on Pinot Noir and Rhone varietals, with an emphasis on vineyard designated Syrah’s. We seek out passionate growers with special vineyards. Our primary goal is to produce…

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About Us

Tim Olson has been a winemaker in Northern California for more than 21 years. For six years Olson served as winemaker for Tarius Wines in Santa Rosa, CA. With a focus on vineyard designated Pinot Noirs and Zinfandels, Tarius Vineyards produced 1500 cases a year and was distributed in 12 states and three foreign markets. Olson’s…

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News and Reviews

January 7, 2013 Press Democrat Going Red for Winter – Olson Ogden Wines recipes and pairings. John Ogden quoted August, 2012 Wine Enthusiast Magazine Wine Enthusiast Magazine rates Olson Ogden Wines 2009 vintage wines award five wines 90+ points! July 15, 2012 Pinot Report Olson Ogden Wines 2009 vintage vineyard designate Pinot Noirs rated 91…

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2006 Unti Vineyard Syrah

The color is a deep black cherry. In the nose there are hints of spice, leather, violets, pepper and a touch of smoke. This wine is full bodied with excellent balance, great structure and firm tannins. There is great complexity and layers of flavor followed by a long, lingering finish. This wine will really show…

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2005UntiVineyard

“The color is dark black cherry. In the nose there are hints of new leather, kirsch, white pepper and a touch of smoke. It is full bodied with excellent balance, great structure and firm tannins. There is great complexity and layers of flavor followed by a long, lingering finish. This wine is approachable now but…

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2005RussianRiverValley

“The color is medium to dark cherry red. In the nose there are hints of leather, rose, spices and a touch of toasty oak. It is full bodied and quite intense. This young Pinot is complex and full of flavor followed by a long, lingering finish. This wine is tightly wound now but will relax…

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2004UntiSyrah

“The color is a dark ruby and opaque. The nose exhibits classic black fruits like black cherries and blackberries along with leather, spices and a touch of smoke. It is elegant yet full bodied with excellent depth, beautiful ripeness with good acidity giving it great complexity. The finish lingers in your mouth long after the…

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