Harvest 2011

SLIDESHOW: 2011 Napa Valley wine grape harvest through the eyes of 30+ local vintners

Wet, cool weather is expected to hit Napa Valley as soon as tomorrow. Already, the winds of change have been blowing for the past couple days and many local wineries have started to make a final push to pick the last remaining grapes of 2011. We’ve been covering this year’s harvest for you here and […]

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2011 Napa Valley harvest videos from Caymus Vineyards, Silver Oak Cellars, Raymond Vineyards

It’s late October and harvest is in full swing. This morning across the valley floor temperatures dipped into the upper 30′s and we spotted numerous crews out in the vineyards picking well before dawn. For a glimpse into what goes on in the Napa Valley during harvest we’ve grabbed three recently produced videos from renown […]

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New restaurants pop up across Napa Valley, 2011 wine grape harvest goes ‘live’

Fall is in full swing and the valley is abuzz. Not only is the annual wine grape harvest finally in high gear, but there is plenty of news on the culinary front as well. Tune in to the 2011 Napa Valley Wine harvest on your computer During the 2010 wine grape harvest we told you […]

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State of the Napa Valley wine harvest: ‘like standing at the top of Matterhorn in your skis waiting to jump off’

The 2011 Napa Valley wine grape harvest officially kicked-off in late August, but by all accounts it’s moving along slowly due in part to the cool summer. To-date, most wineries have been bringing in sparkling and white varietals (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay) with a few just recently starting to pick the early reds (Zinfandels, etc.) Earlier […]

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Five signs the annual wine grape harvest is here

It’s no secret the Napa Valley can dazzle your senses. From fine wine and food, to amazing year round sights, to unique sounds and world-class massages, there is something to occupy all five senses. With that in mind, we thought we’d offer up five signs that the annual wine grape harvest is here. Sights: Crews […]

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Follow the story of the 2011 Napa Valley wine grape harvest

Back in 2007 when we started this blog, getting updates around the annual wine grape harvest was like pulling teeth. Few if any wineries had their own blogs, none were on Twitter, Facebook was rarely used and YouTube was nothing more than an afterthought. Thankfully, some four years later many of the local wineries have […]

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2011 Napa Valley wine grape harvest expected to kick-off Monday

The wet, wild and mild 2011 growing season is nearing its final stage. Despite veraison coming along a week or two behind schedule in some places, the annual wine grape harvest is just about to kick-off here in the Napa Valley. Mumm Napa, the sparkling wine producer that is generally one of the valley’s first […]

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