Month: September 2014

Best of Class! 2014 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

With more than 1,000 wines entered, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair’s Professional Wine Competition is always a local favorite. After 3 days of blind tastings the winning wines have been announced and Taft Street is excited to receive eight awards, including three Double Golds and a Best of Class! Best of Class Taft Street Sauvignon Blanc Russian …

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Local Figs

Grilled Fresh Figs on Rosemary Skewers

We have four fig trees (three too many), and are constantly looking for new ways to prepare figs. This is an easy and delicious way of complementing grilled meat on the BBQ. INGREDIENTS: 4 rosemary stems about 6 -8 inches long 8 medium ripe figs, halved lengthwise 2 tablespoons onion/balsamic sauce Pepper COOKING INSTRUCTIONS Strip …

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Harvest 2014

Today (September 2nd) officially starts the 2014 Harvest for Taft Street. We have just brought in 25 tons of Chardonnay – clone 17 – from Saralee Kunde’s Catie’s Corner Vineyard, located west of Windsor near the Sonoma County Airport. The fruit is clean and aromatic and hopes are high for a terrific wine. Pinot Gris …

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