Summer in the Vineyards

Summer in the Vineyards

WINEMAKER JOHN WILSON’S FIRST VINEYARD UPDATE The first signs of veraison are appearing in the Oakville vineyard. This is roughly 1-3 weeks later than what we have experienced in recent years but what it signals to us is that the vines are completing their growth phase and beginning to direct their attention to fruit maturation.

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Vine Cliff Vineyard Spring 2017 Update

Vine Cliff Vineyard Spring 2017 Update

Spring Time in the Vineyards 2017 has been a record breaking year for rainfall in the Napa Valley. By April 1st, the shoots in our Carneros Chardonnay vineyard had reached six inches in length. Meanwhile, we had bud break in the Cabernet at our Oakville estate vineyard. Oakville rainfall for the year is at 39.73”.

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