a variety of rose blossoms

A Dozen Roses – A Look Back at 2020

Some of the best moments from 2020.

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Are Lockdowns Effective in Preventing Coronavirus?

Back in June, when California began to emerge from a severe lockdown of its economy, I wrote…

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freshly harvested grenache and mourvedre grapes

Shaking it up a bit

We’re shaking up our portfolio with Shake Ridge Ranch fruit.

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smoke filled view of Mount Diablo with an April comparison

A Year on Fire – is Smoke Taint a Concern for Livermore Valley?

A few times a year I return to a small bluff that overlooks Tassajara Valley with a…

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Meet the New Wines for Summer 2020

Take a look at our new wines.

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Wildcat Mountain Vineyard and the reality of Coronavirus

The realities of Coronavirus are forcing us to rethink our philosophy.

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The Return of the Raines Sandwich

Will inedible food became part of the new normal?

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Rosé – It’s a matter of Style

A look behind the scenes at the the crafting of our award winning Rosé

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chardonnay grapes

Ending the Lockdown – How well did we do?

As the lockdowns ease we take a look back at how well we did as a community.

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blueberry muffin on a Easter themed napkin and a brown plate

Wine and Quarantine – Week 5

Week 5 – what we’re doing now….

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