At the rate we’re going, seats for our very special Post-Harvest Celebration Tasting at Monte Bello will be fully booked by end-of-day tomorrow, so if you’re still on the fence, now’s the time to leap! If you’ve not yet read… Read More ›
Ever wanted to ask winemaker Paul Draper a direct question about “wild” yeast? Ever thought it’d be nice to discuss submerged caps with winemaker Eric Baugher? Ever wondered aloud as to how winemaker John Olney feels about pump-overs? Well, now’s… Read More ›
Every year we throw a harvest party, in honor of the completed season. It’s essentially an internal happening, and it’s quite an affair, to say the least. A great deal of the event focus goes on the vineyard teams and their… Read More ›
As the intensities of Harvest begin to fade into the now-falling rains, time affords a new exhilaration of contemplation; time to think, to ponder, to reflect … Time to sort through a furor of chronicle for the esoterica that slipped through un-memorialized… Read More ›
#Harvest2012 is very rapidly wrapping up; Monte Bello may be finished as soon as today! What occasioned all this sudden rapidity was the onset of very warm weather; suddenly, we couldn’t seem to pick fast enough. I had the chance… Read More ›
#Harvest2012. Go Grape Gondola, Go! In which I fulfill a lifelong fantasy; to ride a grape gondola up a mountain. – – #Harvest2012. Feel it.