With just over 200 acres in all of California, Orange Muscat is rarely seen here. It rewards those who seek this specialty wine with its abundantly fruity, yet crisply refreshing characteristics. Breezy Mendocino is an ideal home for this delicate, early ripening variety that is most expressive when allowed to ripen slowly. Flavor profile: Fresh [...]
The Chenin Blanc grape is extremely versatile and can be used in making everything from a soft, fruity wine, to dessert, or even sparkling wine. The honeyed fruit and floral character inspired our Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch, to add it to our portfolio as the perfect picnic wine. Flavor profile: Fresh, fruity, floral and slightly sweet [...]
Flavor profile: Crisp and clean on the palate with green apple, ripe pear, fresh citrus, toasty oak and vanilla. 2008 Vintage: A roller-coaster of a growing season yielding low quantities of high quality fruit Drink now and through: 2013 Chardonnay and food: We’re always saying that a solid acidity makes the wine more food friendly [...]
The old vines in the eastern hills of Napa Valley produced low yields of small grapes so packed with honeyed fruit and floral character that Geoff allowed the fermentation to go dry for this exceptional vintage.
Join Sherry Page from Culinary Getaways as she takes us on an audio tour of downtown Yountville here in the heart of Napa Valley. Along the way she visits the Yountville Coffee Caboose, Bouchon Bakery, our Goosecross winey tasting room, Cantinetta Piero, Girard Winery’s tasting room, Napa Style, Bottega Restaurant and more. Sherry also points out [...]
The long, mild growing season presented nearly textbook harvest conditions, setting the stage for excellence. The best Bordeaux clones, three of Cabernet Sauvignon and two each of Cabernet Franc and Merlot were married with Petit Verdot through repeated tasting trials, over a period of months, maximizing complexity and bringing the four varieties into perfect balance. [...]
In Tuscany, in the region of Mugello, the land of the Medici Family, the making of Cacio is an ancient art form. Cacio is better known as Pecorino. The production of Pecorino cheese in this region is of major cultural significance, blending ancient recipes, traditions and artisan expertise. The Etruscans were devoted shepherds who refined [...]
3.58 million tons of wine grapes were crushed in California. We never would have believed it based on the various doomsday reports that were running rampant around the Internet in 2010. View the complete report Download the complete report 2010 but came in significantly higher than industry experts had projected but average prices for the [...]
We were happy to welcome a news crew from KTVU in Oakland recently for a nice profile story. Click on the photo below to watch the video on their website featuring our winemaker Geoff Gorsuch:
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