22 Jun 2020

Recipes for Summer: 2/3 – Nippon Niçoise & Spanish Romesco Burgers

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Recipes for Summer: 2/3 – Nippon Niçoise & Spanish Romesco Burgers

The first recipe is somewhat involved but no real sweat, whereas the second is simply for a great condiment (how you make a burger is up to you).

19 Jun 2020

Recipes for Summer: 1/3 – Moroccan Sardine Crostinis & Citrus-Hoisin Salmon Glaze

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Recipes for Summer: 1/3 – Moroccan Sardine Crostinis & Citrus-Hoisin Salmon Glaze

This post covers two of the wines—our 2018 Sauvignon Blanc and our 2018 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir—and is unintentionally seafood themed (prompted by the warm weather, probably).

5 May 2020

Getting into the 2018 Chardonnays

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Getting into the 2018 Chardonnays

Alright, folks—we have officially released our 2018 Chardonnays, and praised be the 2018 vintage! We’re just beginning to talk about 2018, and you can expect more talk going forward with releases to come. This vintage was an outstanding one for us in the Central Coast. After a string of drought years with warm winters and […]

13 Jan 2020

Ojai Vineyard in the New York Times

Ojai Vineyard in the New York Times

Last month The Ojai Vineyard had the honor of mention in The New York Times.

23 Aug 2019

Quest to Perfect Sauvignon Blanc

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Quest to Perfect Sauvignon Blanc

For those in the know, thinking of The Ojai Vineyard and Adam Tolmach brings to mind a legacy of crafting fine Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay. But for about as much time Adam has been on a quest to perfect Sauvignon Blanc.

5 Mar 2019

Introduction to SANS SOUFRE AJOUTÉ

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Introduction to SANS SOUFRE AJOUTÉ

Sans Soufre Ajouté (without sulfites added), a fresh and ready fusion of 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah that is crafted from grapes grown on the wind scoured slopes of John Sebastiano.

23 Jan 2019

Perfecting Warm Climate Syrah – Roll Ranch

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Perfecting Warm Climate Syrah – Roll Ranch

Roll Ranch always been the most beastly wine crafted at The Ojai Vineyard.

11 Dec 2018

Looking Back on Some 2014’s – Nick Franklin

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Looking Back on Some 2014’s – Nick Franklin

Each year brings new releases and new scores, and each year dozens of new wineries make their debuts too.

26 Oct 2018

Our New Pierce’s Disease Resistant Vineyard

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Our New Pierce’s Disease Resistant Vineyard

Just a year ago we planted vines again on the same land where our estate vineyard was planted decades ago. Though these vines have unexciting names, like 07355-075, this is very exciting stuff for us and other California winegrowers.

21 May 2018

The Evolution of a Palate – Tim Gaiser

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The Evolution of a Palate – Tim Gaiser

Wine as liquid confection. The wines from Phase I are often pink or white in color and slightly-to-moderately sweet in style.