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Goosecross: Crushing Cabernet Franc

by David on October 20, 2009

Enjoy this 2-minute video of stemming and crushing the Cabernet Franc from our Estate here at the Goosecross winery in Yountville, Napa Valley. Join us on our crushpad – you’ll see how the freshly picked grapes go into the hopper and are fed into the small machine called a crusher-stemmer before going into a fermentation […]

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Harvest at Goosecross

by David on September 20, 2009

Check out this short video of our Estate Merlot being hand harvested. Enjoy! Subscribe

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Goosecross: Pre-harvest Lab Tests

by David on September 13, 2009

In our last post you saw our Owner/Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch, gathering grape samples from two different vineyards. Now, back at the ranch, so to speak, he tastes the juice for flavor maturity and also measures the sugar (provides the alcohol), acid (makes wine clean, lively and food friendly; enhances longevity) and pH (kind of like […]

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In this 2-minute video our winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch, shows us how he gathers samples for tasting and analysis to determine when to harvest the section of grapes. This was filmed on Howell Mountain and on our Yountville estate, both in Napa Valley. Enjoy! Subscribe

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Geoff Gorsuch, our Winemaker,  will tell us about his strategy for thinning leaves as the grapes ripen. This was filmed at our estate vineyard in Yountville, Napa Valley. Enjoy! Subscribe

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Goosecross: The “Green Harvest”

by David on September 3, 2009

Geoff does a show and tell on how and why clusters are often thinned as harvest approaches. Enjoy! Subscribe

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We talked a little bit about veraison in July. The Cab and Petit Verdot finished coming through veraison earlier this month and there’s no one better to tell you about it than our Owner/Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch. Enjoy! Subscribe

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Goosecross: Springtime Shoot Thinning

by David on June 23, 2009

Geoff Gorsuch shows how and why shoots are thinned in the vineyard. Subscribe

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For an unforgettable day, week or weekend vacation of food and wine appreciation, embark on a Culinary Getaway with Sherry Page. Experience the local culture in beautiful and flavorful regions in Napa Valley, San Francisco, France and Italy! One of Sherry’s favorite wineries in Napa Valley is Goosecross Cellars where you’ll taste some of the […]

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History of Goosecross Cellars

by David on May 1, 2009

A brief history of Goosecross Cellars spanning 1985 to the present.

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