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Keeping Up with the Vineyard: Bud Break 2016

First signs of bud break are happening earlier than ever here in the Livermore Valley! As you probably guessed from the name, bud break is the first phase in the vineyard growth cycle where the tiny buds on the vine start to swell and leaf. 223 more words



Sunday, July 24th, was quite possibly one of the hottest days of the summer thus far; yet, that didn’t stop me from taking a day trip to a picturesque vineyard. 332 more words

Napa Valley Wineries: 10 to Follow

The first time I visited Napa Valley was in a red Volvo convertible my older cousin drove from Oakland to Calistoga. I remember thinking at the time how there was a grand sense of adventure to the whole thing, an idea speedily forming in my mind with each passing mile that we were traveling someplace magical. 1,681 more words


Lomanto grapes

Lomanto grapes video showing how the vines are loaded with grapes.


Iron Plow Vineyards, Columbus, NJ

This was our first time at Iron Plow Vineyards. This is a newer winery to our area, and they have some really different tasting… 17 more words

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Putting the bird netting up

The Blanc Dubois is going through verasion as well, but because they are white grapes, its hard to tell.  They will turn golden yellow soon.  Brix is 14 on the ripest berries. 29 more words


Matetic Vineyards: Chile's Sustainable Winery

Have you ever visited a Chilean Vineyard?  If not, make sure you add Matetic Vineyards to your list.

Nestled in the San Antonio appellation, Jorge Matetic planted Syrah in 1999, a challenge given the cool-climate.   399 more words