Grgich Hills Estate: American Canyon Vineyard

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Wondering what’s happening in Napa right now? Flowers are blooming and it’s budbreak. The vines are just starting to produce their first shoots of the season. Last week we had the privilege of accompanying Vice President of Vineyards & Production Ivo Jeramaz of Grgich Hills Estate on a tour of his 205 acre organically-farmed vineyard... Continue Reading

Frog’s Leap Winery for the Holidays

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We had family in town for Sarah’s birthday, so decided to spend the day in Napa. It was a chilly day! We headed to Frog’s Leap winery in Rutherford, one of our favorite wineries, to taste their newly released Chardonnay and enjoy some time by the fire. We think that Frog’s Leap does a great job at Christmas. Their tasting room setting... Continue Reading

Napa Winery: Stag’s Leap Wine Cellar

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Our first trip to California several years ago included a visit to Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, a legendary Napa winery that gained worldwide attention at the 1976 Paris Tasting. If you are not familiar, the short story is that Mike Grgich (of Grgich Hills Estate) made the winning white wine for Chateau Montelena, and Warren Winiarski, of Stag’s Leap, made the... Continue Reading