Coming off a 2020 harvest plagued by devastating fires and disruptive power outages, Napa Valley grapegrowers are optimistic that this year’s vintage will be one to remember for the right reasons. See the whole article at the St Helena Star.
Some updates from around the valley! Images below are 1 & 2 – grapes coming in at Joseph Phelps 3 – grapes at Whitehall Lane
Some great photos of grapes coming in this morning at Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery for harvest 2021!
Last week we caught up with Fred Oliai, owner of Alta Napa Valley, to discuss the last moment preparations as he moves to harvest 2021. To most people, it doesn’t make sense to drop grapes (called “dropping fruit”) right as we are about to harvest here in Napa Valley, but Fred explains why growers will Read the full article…
Overall, the crop yield may be light though quality looks good, said Glenn Proctor, partner at Ciatti Brokerage Company. It also may be an early and compressed season, with everything coming in at once. Read the entire article at https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=250083