September 19, 2021
  • September 19, 2021

Vineyards

Napa Valley Harvest Review: A Busy Week in the Vines | New

by on September 9, 2021 0

Jennifer Rue, Oakville Ranch Vineyards – Last Thursday, Oakville Ranch kicked off the 2021 harvest with our 1.2 acre block of Chardonnay selection just 10% below our five-year average. Ben Blacksmith at Groth and Lars Bjorkman at Saddleback reported having picked their latest Oakville whites, and a chat with Paradigm’s Mark Fasi revealed that...

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Forest fires burn cellars and vineyards in Provence

by on August 23, 2021 0

A devastating forest fire swept through parts of the Var region in Provence, leaving wine growers reeling from the loss of buildings, equipment and grapes just days before the 2021 harvest. “It was Annus horribilis for French winegrowers. We had frost, we had hail and now forest fires, “said Eric Pastorino, president of the...

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