Tag Archives: Vineyards

SONOMA COUNTY COMPLETES PHENOMENAL 2013 HARVEST

Back-to-back outstanding vintages praised by winegrowers & winemakers throughout Sonoma County’s 16 AVA’s By Sean Carroll, Sonoma County Winegrowers November 14, 20013 — With Sonoma County’s 2013 harvest season now complete, many winegrowers and winemakers are touting this year’s exceptional quality seen throughout our 16 AVA’s. The region experienced another ideal growing season that was […]

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 […]