The Stages of Harvest
There are many factors that determine when different grapes are harvested in Napa Valley.
From Vine to Wine
From bud break to bottling, learn what it takes for a grape to become wine that lives up to Napa Valley’s reputation for quality.
Brush up on your vino vocab and learn more about common winemaking terms used during the harvest season.
Throwing a Great Harvest Party
Helpful hints for harvest party-planners. This simple, thoughtful advice will wow your guests and easily make the event one to remember.
Like most annual events, traditions of all sorts have evolved that mark this exhilarating time of year.
Unsung Heroes of Harvest
Harvest is a marathon requiring a community of support players. Meet some of the unsung heroes behind Napa Valley wine.
How Cabernet Sauvignon is Made
Go from vineyard to glass and learn how Napa Valley’s most widely grown grape variety becomes wine.
How Chardonnay is Made
Chardonnay is probably the most well-known white wine grape. It originated in the Burgundy region of France, but it is grown all over the world.
A Day in the Life of Napa Valley Harvest
Watch our video series featuring SunsetWine Editor Sara Schneider.
From Vine to Wine (Video)
Watch the winemaking process from the vineyard to glass. Courtesy Jamie Chandler/HALL.