born from mischief
Cooper and Thief
While other wines celebrate doing the same thing for centuries, Cooper & Thief celebrates doing things differently. Our bourbon barrel-aged wines challenges tradition, which makes for a much more interesting story.
Noun | \ˈkü-pər \
The skilled craftsman who hand-makes each wooden barrel
Noun | \ˈthēf \
Tool of the trade for sneaking a taste from said barrels
Although wine growing was introduced to California by the Spanish in the 18th century, it wasn’t until 1976 that the state’s wines gained global attention. That year, California was invited to participate in The Judgment of Paris, competing against the world’s best wines, and subsequently stunned all of Europe, sweeping both the red and wine categories.