The forecast calls for a very wet end of a very dry year. We’ll take it!
More rain coming into Napa Valley — Year: 2021
The realities of harvest
Vintners Across the State Report Outstanding Quality for 2021 California Harvest
“The weather was excellent this year, with mild temperatures at the end of the growing season,” said Ted Henry, director of winegrowing at Groth Vineyards in Oakville in Napa Valley. “We got a little more time to mature flavors before pulling the fruit off the vine.” Yields were on the lighter side due to smaller clusters and berries, but otherwise, the vintage was free Read the full article…
October rain totals!
Napa Valley’s 2021 Harvest is Pure Joy
11/1/2021 – St. Helena, CA – Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is pleased to report exceptional quality wines are on the way from the 2021 Napa Valley vintage. The vintage will be remembered for low yields with intensely–flavored, small–sized berries and a smooth and uneventful harvest season. Harvest began early with white wine grapes picked on July 30th and red wine grapes beginning on August 31. “The joy is back,” said Read the full article…