Nick Frey, President of the Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, is a great source for news from the vineyards across Sonoma County’s 15 AVAs. You can follow him on twitter at @Sonomagrapes for all of the latest, but here is today’s news: Dry Creek grenache began flowering last week. Alexander Valley Chardonnay is in full bloom now; […]
Pinot Days San Francisco on June 16th celebrates well-made pinot of every style and from every region. Pinot Days is the largest and most comprehensive pinot noir event in the country, drawing 3000 consumers and 800 members of the wine trade. Register for the Pinot Days Grand Festival on June 16 (fee is $450), and […]
It is so gorgeous in Sonoma County this time of year. The green shoots on the vines are growing before our eyes in this beautiful spring weather we are having, and everyone is counting down the days until we are out of the key time of year for potential frost issues. A little over a […]
Whew! The main day of Sonoma in the City LA, which featured a VIP morning session, an afternoon Trade Tasting and an evening Consumer Tasting event featuring over 60 Sonoma County wineries, played to appreciative Angelenos from dawn until dusk. Here, captured by George Rose, are a few photos from the events. The Sonoma County […]
Check out these shots of green shoots and buds taken today by photographer George Rose.
Sonoma County’s finest vintners and winegrowers are headed to Los Angeles April 24 for a day of trade and consumer events designed to build understanding and appreciation of the diversity and quality of the region and its 15 appellations. The day culminates with Taste of Sonoma On Tour, a grand tasting of over 100 wines […]
We were thrilled to see the blog post below from the amazing Orbitz website. If you aren’t already in Sonoma County or attending Sonoma Wine Country Weekend this year, this little blog post will have you searching to tickets in no time! The link to the full post and all kinds of great travel deals […]
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.