As Harvest 2012 continues, the spike in temperatures has growers and vintners racing to pick, crush, and store this year’s bounty of quality grapes throughout Sonoma County. Our traveling photographer, George Rose, shared a couple of shots from his travels to Carneros this week.
Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrape Commission just completed a month-long promotion for Sonoma County wines at Legal Sea Foods restaurants throughout the East Coast, and in the words of Legal Sea Foods’ Vice President of Beverage, Sandy Block, MW, “The program that you facilitated with us to promote Sonoma County wine and culture […]
Sonoma County is now well past the frost phase, and thankfully the pressures this year were minimal. The next stressor for grape growers comes when delicate flowers are on the vines, leading to the set of the grape clusters, which turns out to be a good indication of yield. If something happens during these key […]
For the first time in our history, SCV is bringing Sonoma in the City tastings and seminars to Asia. We hosted a trade event in Tokyo, Japan, and then traveled to Hong Kong to present Sonoma County wines at VinExpo Hong Kong. Our presence at VinExpo includes collaboration with Evan Goldstein, MS to conduct a […]
We were pretty excited around here today to learn that Sonoma Wine Country Weekend was named in a round-up of Top Food & Wine Festivals for Summer 2012 at the Daily Beast. Read all about it here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/galleries/2012/05/13/finger-lakes-wine-festival-festival-del-sole-more-summer-wine-tasting-tours.html
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 […]
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.
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 […]