Steve Doughty began growing grapes to raise the value of his land; now, he wins awards.   David Briggs

Point Reyes Vineyards, overlooking Highway 1 north of Point Reyes Station, bills itself as the first commercial winery in West Marin since Prohibition. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the winery’s inception: when Steve and Sharon Doughty began plans to cultivate vines on their dairy ranch, and make wine alongside milk. 

“It was more . . .