A few volunteers join winemaker Clarissa Nagy in a seemingly unusual task aimed at producing a sweet, delicious dessert wine with the last Riesling clusters harvested in 2015.
August and September are harvest time at Page Springs Cellars in the Verde Valley of Arizona. It’s just after sunrise at the House Mountain Vineyard where we’re harvesting the first pick of Petite Sirah. Being in Arizona, monsoon activity is a factor every year in deciding when to harvest. (Monsoon is a term that is […]
As grapes begin to ripen on the vine, two brothers find a lot of clusters on the ground when they visit a Willamette Valley Oregon vineyard.
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A California journalist returns to her home state of Wisconsin to visit a newly planted vineyard with her sister-in-law, photographer Emily Thies.
The fruit has set at Page Springs Cellars in the Verde Valley. It’s a time of watching and waiting for new vineyard manager Melinda Costigan.
It hadn’t been twenty four hours since we finished planting our modest vineyard in the freshly tilled soil. I strolled through the vineyard studying the vines – at this point mere sticks in the ground. It was as if I was expecting to see some hint of green material almost believing that willpower alone could unfold the […]
A Napa Valley photographer speaks with a local vineyard manager about their decision to change varietals through grafting rather than re-planting new vines.
A local sommelier visits the vineyard where a wine she sells in her restaurant is grown. What she finds on the ground leads to a lot of questions.
A local journalist uncovers something interesting on a vineyard walk with Laura Booras, General Manager of Riverbench in Santa Maria, California.