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What is Cabernet Season?

What is Cabernet Season?

Cabernet Season is what we consider to be our “slow” or “off” season in the wine country. Winter coincides with the release of most cabernet’s, hence the name Cabernet Season. This typically lasts from November until April when the vines...
Harvest is Upon Us!

Harvest is Upon Us!

This is post 1 of 10 on which wineries are my all time favorite! We are so excited that Harvest has begun! For the next few weeks, we’ll have the pleasure of driving through the valley smelling that amazing fermented grape smell. I suppose reading this, that the...
The art of tasting wine in 10 steps

The art of tasting wine in 10 steps

The art of tasting wine is not snobbery. It is a way to organize your senses and thoughts to understand the many different facets that make up a glass of wine. It may seem intimidating, with its attention to detail, special language and set of rules. But this is the...
Napa Valley – The Big Picture

Napa Valley – The Big Picture

Napa Valley is one of the smallest wine growing regions in the world. It’s rolling hills are contained within a 30-mile long 5-mile wide valley. But unlike many grape regions in the world, it is home to diverse microclimates and soils all packed into one little...