For two of the four Mondavi sisters, Angelina and Riana, early to mid-August is a time to prepare, waiting for the busiest of all seasons, Napa Valley’s wine-grape harvest. Read the entire article by Dave Stoneberg on napavalleyfocus.substack.com.
#Harvest2023 is here! This morning, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery brought in 19 tons of Sauvignon Blanc fruit from three different blocks at their Dollarhide Estate Vineyard in Napa Valley. These are the first grapes in Napa Valley to be harvested in 2023! Please join us in raising a glass to the 2023 Napa Read the full article…
“This year could be a vintage for the ages as Napa reaps the reward of a cooler growing season.” Read the article by W. Blake Grey on WineSearcher.com
The brother & sister team from Hunter Glenn here in Napa Valley, met up with us in their estate vineyard in St. Helena to give us an update from mid-valley! As veraison takes place all over Napa Valley, winemaking teams are starting to prepare for harvest!
On August 1st last year, we snapped a photo of the Cabernet by our office. Yesterday we snapped the exact same vine. You can see how far behind (about 3 weeks) we are from 2022 here in Napa Valley. The 2022 is on the left, 2023 is on the right.