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.
The fault was not in my stars, nor in myself, but in my fungiform papillae.
Pioneering winemakers and sommeliers discuss effects of climate, soils and whole-cluster fermentation
California’s Santa Barbara County is a huge, diverse region that delivers everything from crisp, refreshing whites, savory Pinot Noirs, peppery Syrahs,
A typical day at the winery! (Video)
What struck me was that the hillside vineyards (steep hills!) are an extraordinary amount of work to maintain. These hillside sites make the best wines, but no matter the price of the wine, it clearly is an economically risky proposition.