2019 VINE CLIFF HARVEST

2019 VINE CLIFF HARVEST

AN UPDATE FROM WINEMAKER RICH FREDERICK They say the best wines are made in the vineyard. That has been our approach using the best farming practices to encourage the vines to produce optimum fruit. Seemingly insignificant details like what kind of cover crop to plant between the rows, or when to water at certain times

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NEW WINEMAKER RICH FREDERICK

NEW WINEMAKER RICH FREDERICK

VINE CLIFF WELCOMES NEW WINEMAKER Rich Frederick has joined Vine Cliff as Winemaker. He comes to us from his position as Winemaker at Revana Winery, where he worked with Consulting Winemaker Thomas Brown.  He has also worked with another great winemaking legend, Heidi Barrett. He brings his years of winemaking experience to Vine Cliff just

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UPDATE FROM THE VINEYARD

UPDATE FROM THE VINEYARD

WITH VERAISON, IT IS A GREAT TIME TO VISIT THE ESTATE AND SEE THE CHANGES BEFORE HARVEST With the long cold winter, the vines were slow to come out of hibernation. We’re about 2 weeks behind the historic average but the vineyard is absolutely bursting right now. We have the luxury of a large crop

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PRE HARVEST 2018 UPDATE

PRE HARVEST 2018 UPDATE

FROM VINE CLIFF WINEMAKER JOHN WILSON: IT SHOULD BE A GOOD YEAR! Temperatures this growing season have been more moderate than some of the recent vintages and the forecast doesn’t look like it will stray from that. So far we are tracking with 2012, which was a great year. After running baseline analysis on grape

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