2022 Vintage Field Notes

Veraison is underway in Napa Valley

Veraison is underway in Napa Valley

Veraison, the colorful benchmark in the wine grape-growing season as grapes turn from green to translucent gold and purple, is underway in Napa Valley. David McGraw from Silverado Farming Company confirmed that they had begun noticing the new color in grapes “earlier this week” in upvalley vineyards. Read the entire article at Napa Valley Register

First report of Veraison for the 2022 vintage!

First report of Veraison for the 2022 vintage!

We are very excited to see verasion starting in the vineyards in Napa. While some vineyards have a ways to go, this is Pinot Noir from McKenzie-Mueller Winery in Carneros. We’ll keep a watch out for more purple in the vineyards!