Tag: Oakville

Vinography Images: The Blend

A graduated cylinder measures out a precise portion of wine during a blending session at Dalla Valle Vineyards in Napa

Vinography Images: All Night Long

A vineyard worker picks grapes at night for Dalla Valle Vineyards in Oakville. Located on the eastern edge of the

Vinography Images: So Long, Sucker

A worker suckers vines in Napa’s famed To Kalon vineyard in the Oakville AVA. Suckering is the process of removing

Napa History in Three Acres and Three Vintages

Some people have beautifully manicured front lawns. Some people have barely manageable jungles. And some are lucky enough to have

I’ll Drink to That: Aaron Miller of PlumpJack Winery

Episode 370 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Aaron Miller, the winemaker at the PlumpJack winery

Tasting the Superstar Wines of Napa’s Oakville AVA

Napa Valley is famous, or infamous depending on your point of view, for some of the world’s best and priciest

Blackbird Vineyards, Napa: Current Releases

As you likely know, I make it my business to keep my eye on new California wineries, especially in Napa

2005 Gargiulo Vineyards “G Major Seven Study – 575 OVX Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa

There’s something really cool about seeing a young winery start to hit its stride. I’ve only seen a few newborn

2003 Meyer Family Cellars “Bonny’s Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

Heritage plays out in many ways in the Napa Valley. There are only a few remaining families that have been

Does Napa’s Best Cabernet Live in Oakville?: A Recent Tasting

While often referred to as a single “place” when it comes to wine, Napa is hardly a single monolithic growing