Perhaps you’ve read Part I. (located here.) But perhaps the answer still eludes you. You’ve received a clue: The Winemaker’s Ring is not ALL that happens twice … But still, the mystery unsolved. – The wines: 2009 Ridge Vineyards Estate Merlot… 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.
“Hand-Crafted.” It’s a phrase we hear and see all the time. It’s both a potent marketing term, and a resonant concept. The terms suggests old-fashioned attention-to-detail, and a tradition-based respect for craft. It is a de facto affirmation of quality. By definition, it means… Read More ›
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on the Monte Bello Cabernet Harvest, we bring you the pick in all its brilliant HD glory! (and yet your readin’ specs on, there’s some good facts afoot throughout!) Enjoy! – – – #Harvest2012. Feel… Read More ›
It’s been a very exciting morning on the mountain; Cabernet is coming in! The team has been out in what we colloquially refer to as “the middle vineyards”; historically, the old Torre property. Experientially, you might likely know it as… Read More ›
We now have Geyserville fruit at Monte Bello, and by that you know that #Harvest2012 is most definitely ON! And what a delivery of fruit it was! I can personally testify that the old-vine Carignane that came in was some of the… Read More ›
As you may recall, our Lytton Springs facility just received their First Fruit on Saturday, thus marking the beginning of #Harvest2012 up north. A big day for our Zinfandel program, to say the least! That said, we actually got a… Read More ›