Unbelievable! Yes, the work continues. It always does. But for one brief moment at least, let us stop, offer deep bows to the gods, and cry, “Harvest Is Over!!!” The team was in the field yesterday. The grapes were delivered…. Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
Full disclosure, this post is in fact a long and winding road towards examining questions of Ageability and Zinfandel. I hope you read it. But if you’d rather just let Jameson Fink tell it to you in his deliciously Without… Read More ›
1998 Monte Bello Library Wines ~ 1997. 1997, 1997, 1997. 97, 97, 97, 97. Blah blah blah blah blah. 1998? Now I’m getting interested. Why? Because anytime anyone tells you something is the something of the century, it probably isn’t…. Read More ›
#Harvest2013 is moving at a near-impossible pace at the moment, and it’s going to be over before we know it! Suddenly, Week 1 of #VineWatch13 seems but a mere few days ago; could this literally be the end of #VineWatch13???… Read More ›
That’s right, it’s true, we’ve been picking Cabernet Sauvignon from the Monte Bello Vineyards, can you believe it??? This has been a truly unbelievable harvest already, and it’s only the 10th day of September! The Vineyard and Winery Teams have… Read More ›
News Flash! Buchignani Carignane is coming IN! #Harvest2013 is ON, and up north, the teams are taking in beautiful looking Carignane fruit from the Buchignani Ranch! Here’s how it goes down; you start with this: Then you introduce this: And… Read More ›