“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.
This is being reported by Hyde Vineyards in Carneros – the very sothern end of Napa Valley
Andy gives us an update on the 2023 vintage in Napa Valley: