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Mature Merlot

We have a small block of Merlot in our Yountville Vineyard in the Napa Valley As you can see from the sign, our Merlot was planted in 1985.  In general,...

Just-cleaned wine barrels drying in the cellar

At our winery in the Napa Valley, we’re racking (moving the wine off its sediment into a clean vessel) our 2008 and 2009 Petit Sirah and 2009 Petit Verdot out...

Making biodynamic preparations

Joey Brinkley, our Biodynamic specialist, recently dug up the pits in Napa Valley where our #500 preparation, cow manure packed in a cow horn, was buried through the winter. The...

Mike Grgich sharing stories in the Napa Valley

Vintner Hall of Fame member Mike Grgich appeared at BarBersQ in Napa,CA  on Friday to talk about his wines and share stories about his 51 years of making wine in...

Attracting beneficial insects makes better wine

To attract beneficial insects we planted a mix of flowering plants in between vineyard rows of our American Canyon Vineyard in Napa Valley. This diverse group of insects range from...