For the love of the game and for his people

 

 
 
 

Nestled among the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes on the Balletto Vineyards winery site is a four acre surprise...a regulation sized baseball field.

John Balletto's hardworking vineyard staff approached him and asked if he would sponsor their league baseball team. In true John Balletto fashion, he went above and beyond. The Balletto family set four acres of land aside and donated the materials while the vineyard crew donated the labor, so everyone feels a sense of ownership and pride.

If you come by the winery on Sundays during the spring and summer you will hear the sounds of bats cracking, children laughing and the occasional cheers.

This truly is our own "Field of Dreams"

 
 

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Cut 4 by MLB

"There are some pretty cool baseball diamonds in California. The cove-abutting confines of AT&T Park, the historic Oakland Coliseum, Chavez Ravine's Dodger Stadium and the host of this summer's All-Star Game -- Petco Park. About 40 miles north of San Francisco, in Sonoma County, lies another unique field."

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Press Democrat + Sonoma Magazine

"W.P. Kinsellaโ€™s vision of a fantasy baseball team cracking balls in the middle of an Iowa cornfield holds nothing to the unlikely site of Balletto Vineyardโ€™s โ€œField of Dreams,โ€ carved out among the vines in Sonomaโ€™s Wine Country."

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"America At The Seams"

A baseball artwork storytelling project. Artist Nathan Rueckert and Baseball writer, Ethan Bryan, helped bring 50 baseball stories from across the US to life in this iconic book.

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