Lush, opulent, challenging, amazing, rich and understated (that should age really well) – those are just a few of the words to describe the first impressions of the 2022 vintage from Napa Valley!
Hear from some of Napa Valley’s interns on what it’s like to work here: 5 questions with a Napa Valley harvest intern – Logan from Kentucky 5 questions with a Napa Valley harvest intern – Victor from Napa 5 questions with a Napa Valley harvest intern – Jesenia from Chile (special Spanish-language edition!)
Here’s are the details and summary of the 2022 vintage in Napa Valley: 2022, The Tale of Two Harvests With climate variability as the new normal, Napa Valley grape growers aim to be resilient and adaptable. Their preparation and experience paid off in 2022 as growers faced triple digit heat over five days in September Read the full article…
We caught up with Ralph Hertelendy, owner and winemaker at Hertelendy Vineyards, after his grapes were all in to see what he thinks about Napa Valley’s 2022 vintage. He is rolling with the challenges that Mother Nature sent us this year and expects his wine to be nothing short of excellent!
We caught up with Cole Ballentine, winemaker at William Cole Vineyards in St. Helena in Napa Valley to see how harvest was going. They are about 1/3 done for 2022 with mountain fruit still coming in. We asked him what vintage 2022 reminds him of. Spoiler alert: It was a really good vintage!