Decanting may appear to be a complex task, however it is a relatively easily mastered skill. Older Vintage or Library Ports from Ficklin will require decanting prior to serving, and with some attention to detail, it will become an elegant experience for you and your guests.
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Peter grew up at the winery, and completed a degree in Enology from the University of California, Davis in 1978. He then joined his father at Ficklin Vineyards as Assistant WInemaker. In 1983, Peter became Winemaker, and in 2012 accepted the Wine Lifetime Achievement Award from the California State Fair. Peter continues today as President of the family corporation and as the hands-on winemaker.