Connecting Vineyard Practices to Wine Quality Save the Date:  November 14, 2013  8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Napa Expo Fairgrounds  575 Third Street, Napa The Wine + Grape EXPO is a highly focused educational symposium for the winegrape grower and wine producer. The EXPO includes seminars that focus on specific vineyard practices as they relate to wine quality as well Continue Reading →

Afternoon in the Vineyards


Visit your neighborhood vineyard. Going on its 14th year, Afternoon in the Vineyards is a free annual community open house that gives Napa County residents an opportunity to tour local vineyards and learn about the innovative grape growing and winemaking techniques that make the Napa Valley unique. The event is hosted in partnership with the Napa Valley Grapegrowers. Each year, Continue Reading →

Journey Towards Greatness


“I was awoken from my slumber and crawled out of the vineyard AirStream as our 2013 harvest began. It was wet and misty but the radios and lights were blaring as our magnificent crew hand harvested another amazing crop of fruit. The fruit hit the winery about 7 am and it is now beginning its journey towards greatness!” Photo courtesy Continue Reading →

Thank You and Good Night


Once harvest begins at vineyards along California’s Central Coast, everyone from the picking crew to the winery intern is non-stop busy. So it really touched our hearts when Bill Wenzlau took the time to drop us a line and let us know how happy he was with the job Jim McGarry and the Atlas Vineyard Management team did picking a 4-acre Continue Reading →

Harvest Begins Across California, Oregon on Track for September Start


Harvest is off to an early start in many of the vineyards we manage on the West Coast. Beyond the properties in Oregon and California’s Central Coast (more on them later), Atlas farms vineyards in California’s Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Our Director of Quality Control Technical Operations, Francisco Araujo, called the first pick Aug. 12, when the team harvested Continue Reading →