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Sparkling Malvasia – An Origin Story

Come quickly, I am tasting the stars! attributed to Dom Perignon The legend of Dom Pérignon and…

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Winter 2022 Release of New Wines

Wine notes for our winter, 2022, release.

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Thorns and Roses – A Look Back at 2021

A look back at 2021.

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The Story of Angelica

The history behind California’s oldest wine.

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Celebrating National Rosé Month

With rosé it’s all about style.

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2020 Malvasia Bianca – Best in Show

Our 2021 Malvasia was judged best wine in Livermore Valley for 2021. Here’s the story.

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Grenache – a case study in color

Grenache – extraction is the tricky bit

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Syrah – a case study in oxygen management

Why oxygen management is the crucial factor in Syrah.

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The 2020 Harvest in Livermore Valley

A look back at the 2020 harvest

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A Dozen Roses – A Look Back at 2020

Some of the best moments from 2020.

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