Tag Archives: 2012 Harvest
Picture perfect Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma Valley's Kunde Family Estate. Photo: Kunde Family Estate

Sonoma County Harvest 2012 Report: A Great Vintage for Sonoma County Wines

  With harvest wrapped up for most of Sonoma County, bringing what is being called a textbook perfect growing season to a close, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers are issuing their third and final harvest update from the perspectives of vintners and growers based in the region’s largest appellations, accompanied by comments from […]

Veraison in Russian River Valley

Pinot Gris photographed at Preston Vineyard in Russian River Valley shows veraison, or changing of color in the grape clusters. As the growing season progresses here in Sonoma County, and the all-green clusters of grapes begin to change color in a process called veraison (A French word commonly pronounced “veraision” by Americans), it is a signal […]