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Sonoma Harvest 2018 – Part 2 “The Day”

Sonoma Harvest 2018 – Part 2 “The Day”

Sonoma Harvest, Part 1, “The Night” featured some harvests at night. As the sun rose and fruit was loaded onto the trucks, here are some daytime images of a few of our client’s harvests. And check out the winery videos and fermentation chemistry at...
Dysfunctional Family Winery grand debut…

Dysfunctional Family Winery grand debut…

On a gorgeous Sonoma evening, Dysfunctional Family Winery made its official and exceptionally grand public debut. The town mayor sang the star bangled banner (no, she did not). The Wine Spectator immediately awarded 100-points and declared it the ‘wine of the...
Farming Sonoma vineyards organically

Farming Sonoma vineyards organically

  Farming Sonoma vineyards organically is expensive and time consuming. And it makes the wine more expensive too. Why? One of the biggest risks to vineyards around the globe is mold and mildew. Mildew spores over-winter in dormant cane buds and under bark. For...
Fun with Wine Science…

Fun with Wine Science…

You love wine. But maybe you never gave much thought to the science of wine? Here is a post that reveals some science behind wine… The preeminent magazine for wine professionals is Wine Business Monthly, headquartered in Sonoma. Last week, I attended their...