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Harvest 2020 Newsletter

Harvest 2020 Update Let’s start with the hard part first.  Devastating wildfires hit parts of Sonoma and Napa Valley, starting with a gut punch of dry lightning in late August– so absurdly 2020. As a result, we are saddened to report that our prized Pinot Noir source Terra di Promissio vineyard in Petaluma suffered too much smoke taint. We (and other wineries) lost the entire crop More

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Autumn 2018 Updates

The harvest that took forever. A shockingly late harvest. We pick our Cabernet Franc on November 5th,the latest date ever for us. The hand-harvested four tons of Bacigalupi Chardonnay (Sept 25) and five tons of Pinot Noir (Sept 27) are resting in their new barrels almost a month later than last year. It seems everything is late this year, even Martin’s second child was 10 days late, making him a sweet, late-harvest baby. 

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