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Legit Veraison!

“Legit Veraison.” That’s the phrase David Gates, our VP of Vineyard Operations, just used for the subject line of a VERY EXCITING E-MAIL that I just received: Legit Veraison. Which looks like this: Veraison is a French viticulture term essentially meaning “the… Read More ›

2015 Harvest Report

2015 Vintage – Monte Bello Winery The vines enjoyed a growing season gentler than the prior three. Although short on rainfall—and a continuation into the fourth year of drought—there was some rain in late spring. Cover crops, crucial for providing… Read More ›

The V Monologues

The lights go down. The curtain comes up. A whisper of anticipation moves through the crowd. A spotlight. The lone figure. He looks up. He opens his mouth. He speaks one word: Veraison. He is Will Thomas, Lytton Springs Viticulturist…. Read More ›