What were you doing when you were 7? If it wasn’t winemaking & distilling alongside your dad, that’s ok! Charbay began its American story in 1983 – when Miles & Susan Karakasevic launched their own dream, following in this family's 12-generation European tradition with Alambic brandy & a selection of wines. In 1987, the family's dream of basing the business from the family's Napa Valley homestead became a reality. Since then, the journey has encompassed both wines & spirits that have caught the attention of intrepid people across the country - and two generations here in the U.S.