Our friends at Stewart Cellars posted a great post on Instagram yesterday about the yields and what that means for taste. Here’s what they had to say: Pictured here are normal sized berries vs average size berries for this 2021 harvest. Yields are extremely low in the vineyards for a number of reasons: frost damage Read the full article…
Last week, the wineries of Napa Valley shared team photos and it was great to see the faces of the folks out there working hard to harvest the 2021 vintage! These are the families and friends making your Napa Valley wine. Cheers!
Our friends at SommTV are in the valley filming a Napa Valley harvest episode likely to release in October. They sent us these cool shots of them on location:
Napa Valley growers spent the last week harvesting high-quality, low-yield white varietals, and some are already bringing in reds. Honig Vineyard & Winery has finished with Sauvignon Blanc and harvested some young Malbec, producing the “unusual scenario” of whites and reds overlapping, according to Kristin Belair. Read the entire article at https://napavalleyregister.com/community/star/news/napa-valley-harvest-report-a-busy-week-in-the-vineyards/article_87150a32-dd65-5db4-ae9a-8e370f64a3d9.html
We are seeing reds come in around the valley this week. The photo above is from Burgess Cellars and the photo below is from Signorello Estate.