Giuseppe Simi leaves the Tuscan hills to find his fortune in the gold fields of California.
Giuseppe and brother Pietro produce their first wines under the Simi name.
The first harvest in Simi's stone cellars at the present day winery on Healdsburg Avenue.
Simi's stone cellars are expanded. Tragically, later that year both Simi brothers die suddenly. Guiseppe's daughter Isabelle takes over management at the age of 18.
Prohibition begins. Isabelle sells all vineyard holdings to keep possession of cellared, anticipating a quick repeal of the Volstead Act.
Prohibition is repealed in December. Simi is immediately prepared to sell 500,000 cases of perfectly cellared wines to the thirsty public.
Isabelle establishes Simi's first retail outlet, a tasting room fashioned from a 25,000 gallon cask installed in front of the winery's stone cellars.
Isabelle Simi retires, selling the winery to Alexander Valley grape grower, Russell Green.
Simi uses the Alexander Valley appellation on its labels for the first time.
Zelma Long joins Simi prepared to direct major renovation of the winery's fermentation and barrel rooms.
Simi acquires Landslide Vineyard in southern Alexander Valley to enhance and expand their Cabernet Sauvignon program.
Simi purchases 100 acres in the Russian River Valley and begins the development of Goldfields Vineyard, planting Chardonnay field selections and clones.
Simi celebrates 100 years of wine making in the stone cellars. A new hospitality center replaces Isabelle's cask tasting room.
Simi Winery becomes green certified.
Simi launches it's Pinot Noir.
Simi builds an outdoor pizza oven for events and snacks for the tasting room.