Rose of Pinot Noir

Getting Ready

As the fine weather continues, growers and winemakers alike are anxiously awaiting the weeks ahead. In the vineyards, veraison – the period when grapes soften and change color from green to red or yellow – has begun, indicating an early September start of this much anticipated harvest. We just enjoyed our third concert with The …

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May Flowers

The skies are blue, the weather is warm and the vines are in that important stage of flowering. Warm weather appears to be in store for the next week or so, and growers are cautiously optimistic about this first critical aspect of the growing season. In the cellar, Evelyn is waiting for our new screw …

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Sonoma Spring

The vineyards are ablaze with mustard and wild flowers, the vineyards have been pruned and mowed, and warm days alternate with periods of much needed rain. It’s springtime in Sonoma. The big news in the wine industry is the sharp change in the bulk market. With two lighter than normal harvests in a row and …

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