Brothers Andrew and Adam Mariani are fourth generation Californian farmers who, after spending time as winemakers in Europe, returned to their hometown and purchased an old vineyard in the foothills of Sonoma, Calif. To start their own. vineyard, Scribe.
The hacienda from the early 1900s needed a complete overhaul (it had partially burned down in a fire), so working with architect David Darling of the San Francisco firm Aidlin Darling, they restored the interiors without losing the essential character of the place.
The plan included a new kitchen – the only room they had to start from scratch – for Scribe’s eating program. “The kitchen was always going to be a big part of the renovation,” says Andrew. “You can’t have a hacienda without a kitchen.” Darling designed large glass pivot doors, commercial ranges were introduced, and concrete countertops were poured. Join us for a visit.