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South American Bottling!!

We have begun scheduling bottling for the 2016 South American season.  Which can only mean one thing: Get your orders in for

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Barrel Project Wines are back by popular demand!

The Barrel Project is back!!

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...More CA Harvest reports... We are very excited!

It will be a harvest to cherish and remember, that's for sure. With ripeness choices left almost completely up to the winemaker

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2013 California Wine Harvest Report

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-wine-grape-

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Time for Chile Wine

Chile is emerging as a wine producing powerhouses due to the deep and earthy texture of its wines and dry climate. South Americ

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Make more wine, and help support our New Jersey communities impacted by the storm

Hurricane Sandy has brought unthinkable devastation to parts of our Garden State, destroying homes, businesses and some of New

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2012 ...Great California growing season

NAPA, Calif. (KGO) -- Napa Valley grape growers are starting the harvest as they try to beat the rain. The picking is going on

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Grapes From Tuscany Italy

NEWS FLASH!!

Grapes From Tuscany

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2013 California Wine Harvest Report

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-wine-grape-shortage-developing-2013-8

 

2013 California Wine Harvest Report: Ideal Growing Season Assures Outstanding 2012 Vintage

 

SAN FRANCISCO — The 2013 California wine grape harvest yielded generous amounts of high quality fruit, and winemakers across the state are describing this year’s vintage as “excellent,” “outstanding” and “ideal.” “The 2013 vintage will offer consumers in our growing national and international markets fantastic choices,” said Robert P. (Bobby) Koch, President and CEO of Wine Institute. 

 

“Mother Nature smiled upon the California wine harvest this year with a bountiful crop of amazing quality,” said Kathleen Heitz, President of Heitz Wine Cellars. “The diversity and depth of talented winemakers throughout the state promise some exciting and vibrant wines from the stellar 2013 vintage.”

“The 2013 harvest has been exceptional,” said Frank Cabral, Director of Grower Relations for Trinchero Family Estates. “Moderate weather throughout the growing season has put little pressure on the vines, and provided grapes with well-balanced chemistries. “The 2013 harvest on the North Coast can be summed up in one word, ‘outstanding,’” reported Bob Blue, Winemaker at Bonterra Vineyards in Ukiah. “It was back to a normal harvest picking timeline, only slightly later on the calendar than an average year, with an abundance of sunshine. Overall the quality has really been special this year, the fruit is ripe and concentrated. There were no disease issues with any of the grapes. The Pinot Noir has amazing fruit intensity, with classic varietal tones of strawberry and spices. Chardonnay has wonderful concentration and a mélange of fruit flavors from peaches to apples and lemon. Merlot has beautiful color and ripeness, with rich blueberry flavors. The Cabernet has outstanding flavors.”