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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Celebrates 45th Napa Valley Harvest

Joseph Phelps Vineyards Celebrates 45th Napa Valley Harvest

Joseph Phelps Vineyards is celebrating its 45th Napa Valley harvest. To date, the winery has picked Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Scheurebe as well as its first blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon from vineyards located in St. Helena, Oakville and Stags Leap District. Sauvignon Blanc Harvest, photo by Matt Morris “It seems like we were just toasting […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sonoma County Wine Harvest Off to a Fast Start

Sonoma County Wine Harvest Off to a Fast Start

August Heat Wave Increases Sugar Levels Leading to Early Harvest SANTA ROSA, Calif. (September 7, 2017) – Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like a marathon.”  When it comes to the 2017, harvest has taken off like a sprint and the pace […]

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Phantom Creek Kicks Off 2017 Vintage with First Sparkling Wine Harvest

Phantom Creek Kicks Off 2017 Vintage with First Sparkling Wine Harvest

Oliver, British Columbia: Phantom Creek Estates started its inaugural sparkling wine harvest this week with Pinot Noir from East Kelowna. The harvest began with a celebratory toast from President Ingo Grady.  The 2017 vintage got off to a slow start after a cool, wet spring. However, warm summer temperatures quickly accelerated the pace of the […]

By September 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2017 Oregon Grape Harvest Underway at The Carlton Winemakers Studio

2017 Oregon Grape Harvest Underway at The Carlton Winemakers Studio

Should Hit Full Tilt Next Week with the Arrival of Grapes from Washington The Oregon wine grape harvest began yesterday morning around 9:30 a.m. at The Carlton Winemakers Studio with the arrival of four tons of Pinot Noir from Hess Creek Vineyard in the Dundee Hills.  “The grapes appear to be in great condition with […]

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2017 Harvest Report: Early Harvest and Promising Vintage in the Loire Valley

2017 Harvest Report: Early Harvest and Promising Vintage in the Loire Valley

New York, NY, September 6th, 2017 – The Loire Valley Wines Council is pleased to announce the start of the 2017 harvest season, which is set to yield a highly promising vintage. The future looks promising for the region’s international sales, especially in the U.S., which remains the Loire’s first export market, representing nearly 31% […]

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2017 Harvest Marks a Return to “Normal” in SLO Wine Country

2017 Harvest Marks a Return to “Normal” in SLO Wine Country

San Luis Obispo Wine Country, CA: The 2017 harvest season in San Luis Obispo (SLO) Wine Country is beginning to heat up this week, marking a near return to historical averages in this ultra-coastal region in southern San Luis Obispo County on California’s Central Coast. In the words of Nathan Carlson, general manager at Center […]

2017 Wine Grape Harvest Begins in Monterey County

2017 Wine Grape Harvest Begins in Monterey County

Good Sized Clusters, Average Sized Yield Monterey County, August 28, 2017 – Three weeks after the initial harvest for sparkling wine grapes, the harvest for still wine grapes has begun in Monterey County. “Growers look forward to this time of the year with great anticipation, “shared Kim Stemler, Executive Director of the Monterey County Vintners […]

Harvest Begins in Paso Robles Wine Country

Harvest Begins in Paso Robles Wine Country

White grapes are ‘on schedule;’ reds are coming on a touch later than normal, in general. But the current heat spike may increase pressure to pick to mitigate stress on the grapes. The rainy winter and cool start to summer bolstered leaf growth in the canopy, but grape yields have not necessarily increased. In Walla […]

Napa Valley’s 2017 Grape Harvest Gaining Momentum

Napa Valley’s 2017 Grape Harvest Gaining Momentum

Mother Nature has delivered the perfect balance of winter rain and warm summer sunshine 8/22/2017 – Napa Valley, CA – The 2017 Napa Valley winegrape harvest has begun in earnest, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers and Napa Valley Vintners associations announced in a joint statement today. Wine lovers everywhere can follow along as the 2017 vintage […]

Another Stellar Sonoma County Wine Harvest Begins

Another Stellar Sonoma County Wine Harvest Begins

Will Winter Rains Produce Vintage Crop? SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (August 14, 2017) – Record winter rainfall, a mild spring, a scorching summer and a serious labor shortage are just some of the challenges Sonoma County winegrowers have experienced this year.  Being tested as never before, local winegrape farmers began the 2017 harvest for sparkling wines […]

Harvest 2017 Kicked Off This Morning, Monday, August 7, 2017 at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards in Sonoma, California

Harvest 2017 Kicked Off This Morning, Monday, August 7, 2017 at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards in Sonoma, California

Gloria Ferrer VP of Production Mike Crumly and Director of Winemaking Steven Urberg inspect a load of Sonoma Carneros Pinot Noir grapes as they arrive for the first crush of the 2017 harvest this morning. Steven Urberg, Director of Winemaking “As we reach the end of our sparkling bottling season we had been hoping for […]