Sonoma County Vintners just got back from a whirlwind tour of Canada, visiting Montreal and Toronto with the Wine Institute’s California Wine Fair, and presenting Master Class blind tastings of Sonoma County wines conducted by Evan Goldstein, MS of Full Circle Wine Solutions. The WineAlign Blog did a nice job capturing the highlights of the […]
Dry Creek Valley is considered Sonoma County’s most zinfandel-focused region, and the heritage of growing and making Zinfandel runs deep here, with over a century of rich history. Pictured are some heritage zinfandel vines, which are just starting to get new green leaves and shoots for the 2012 vintage.
We will talk from time to time about our SCV winery members in this blog, and to kick things off, we will start at the beginning of the alphabet with Arista, located in an spectacular spot on Westside Road in Healdsburg with beautiful vistas in every direction, even as far as Mt. St. Helena on […]
Wine & Spirits Magazine has just released their 23rd Annual Restaurant Wine Survey, which is always much anticipated, as it presents a great national snapshot of the state of on-premise wine. They really do an outstanding job with both the bigger picture trends and the varietal by varietal reporting, so be sure to pick up […]
This week is much needed rain, rain, rain, which is great for the grapes, but spring is alive and well in Sonoma County and blossoms are popping out everywhere! (photo credit: George Rose)
Sonoma in the City is our annual tour to two US cities to share our vintners, regions, and most importanty, our wines, with top trade and consumers. For 2012, we are headed to Chicago the week of March 26, followed by Los Angeles the week of April 23. We have Taste of Sonoma on Tour […]
This week brings much needed rain, but last week looked more like this! Photo credit: George Rose