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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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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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Wine and Quarantine – Week 5

Week 5 – what we’re doing now….

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Wine and Quarantine – Week 4

Helpful ideas for surviving the 4th week of quarantine….

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The Science behind the Lockdown

A closer look at how models predict the spread of coronavirus – and a few predictions.

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Lockdown – what it means for us.

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