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What is Brix?

by David on September 20, 2010

In this 2-minute video we do a show and tell on why the brix (sugar) is important in winemaking and how it’s measured. Subscribe

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Goosecross: 2009 Vintage Recap

by David on November 9, 2009

Have you heard that every year is the same here in Napa Valley? Don’t you believe it! After the drama of the 2008 vintage with its roller coaster of weather-related challenges, we enjoyed a remarkably mild, blissfully uneventful 2009 growing season. That is, until Mother Nature tossed us a curve ball on October 13th. We […]

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NVWR® 74 – 2008 Harvest Recap

by David on November 18, 2008

2008 has been a great reminder that every year isn’t the same here in Napa Valley. Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education, is here to tell you all about this very interesting and challenging vintage.

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NVWR® 72 – Do Old Vines Make Better Wine?

by David on October 7, 2008

Do old vines make better wine? When you see “old vine” on the label, do you assume that the quality will be higher or the flavor more intense? I thought it would be interesting to explore the subject with Winemakers Geoff Gorsuch, Bob Pepi, and Jeff Booth. Enjoy! Winemakers: Jeff Booth, Geoff Gorsuch, Bob Pepi

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