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Harvest 2007

Photos: Napa Valley vineyard leaves, late September ’07

In case you couldn’t already tell, we love the changing colors of the vineyards around here, so we thought we’d share a couple more photos we snapped recently during one of our vineyard walks. There’s still a lot of green out there, but it won’t be long before all the leaves start looking like this: [...]

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2007 harvest report: Pina Napa Valley

Up next in our on-going series of 2007 harvest interviews with local winemakers is Anna Monticelli, winemaker at Pina Napa Valley. The Cork Board’s full 2007 harvest coverage can be found here. CB: How would you characterize the 2007 harvest thus far? We’re not looking for predictions on how things might turn out, but rather [...]

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A common sight up and down the Napa Valley

You can hardly drive anywhere in the valley right now without seeing these large hauling bins for the wine grapes either parked at the end of the rows and rows of vineyards or being pulled down the road by big trucks. It’s safe to say the crush is on! [techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, wine [...]

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An inside look at the Napa Valley grape harvest courtesy of the LA Times

Today’s Los Angeles Times has an extremely interesting article regarding the 2007 harvest and how certain political issues are impacting many Napa Valley wineries. At this time each year the valley sees an influx of seasonal workers who are absolutely pivotal to the annual harvest. The workers are hired to head out into the vineyards [...]

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2007 harvest report: Swanson Vineyards

Continuing our series of interviews with local winemakers about the status of the 2007 harvest, here is winemaker Chris Phelps and the production team at Oakville’s Swanson Vineyards… CB: How would you characterize the 2007 harvest thus far? We’re not looking for predictions on how things might turn out, but rather what you’re truly seeing [...]

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2007 harvest report: Spring Mountain Vineyard

Seeing as we’re sitting here in the Napa Valley amongst some of the most prominent wineries and winemakers in the world, we thought we’d introduce a new little feature for the 2007 harvest season. We’re asking local vintners and winemakers three quick questions about the ’07 harvest and will bring you their answers, unedited, in [...]

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How is the 2007 harvest shaping up in the Napa Valley?

The St. Helena Star, a small little rag based in the quaint northern Napa Valley town of St. Helena, had a nice article yesterday regarding the status of the 2007 harvest thus far. The opening paragraph just about sums everything up: Sweltering temperatures have hastened the harvesting of the more sensitive varietals. Reds are still [...]

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