Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

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The Napa Valley American Viticultural Area is arguably the most famous growing region for wines in the United States. But with 15 recognized sub-appellations, it also is home to a wide variety of styles of its signature variety: Cabernet Sauvignon. We’ve already discussed how winemakers can use harvest timing as a tool to guide winemaking style. Another essential component is choosing Continue Reading →

Afternoon in the Vineyards

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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 →