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Dry Creek Zinfandel, 2nd crop
Small 3ac hillside vineyard in West Dry Creek producing about 3-4T annually. We have sold exclusively to Passalacqua for 12 years and they have already harvested. We have ~1T second crop ready 9/20-22 for anyone interested and able to harvest themselves. Price negotiable. Would rather someone take it than let it dry out. “Deaver” clone.
Vintners rally to preserve Russian River Valley’s historic Zinfandel vineyards
Mike Officer had seen this story before, and he knew how it usually ended. Some old Zinfandel vines were about to be ripped out. These weren’t just any Zinfandel vines. This was Papera Ranch, a historic vineyard planted in 1934 at the corner of Santa Rosa’s Piner and Olivet roads.
Russian River Valley Zinfandel
Old-style vineyard about 1/2 mile north of Piner Road and west of Fulton Road on Alton Lane, head-pruned with vertical cordon for light and air. Heritage budwood grafted over from the Vera Gold Vineyard (which was located across the lane) c. 1995. Farmed for our own production at Ancient Oak Cellars. Our first vintage with […]
Off The Vine: March 7, 2017
This week the Sonoma County Winegrowers invited The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley into the studio to discuss what’s new in their AVA, including their 28th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley. Joining Karissa on the show was Ann Petersen, Executive Director of Winegrowres of Dry Creek Valley, Vicky Farrow of Amista Vineyards, and Glenn Proctor of Puccioni Vineyards. Hear […]
Sonoma County Winegrowers Launch An Expanded Vineyard Adventures Program To Showcase Sustainable Vineyard Practices
Free Self-Guided Vineyard Walks Allow Up Close and Personal Access to Sustainable Vineyards SONOMA COUNTY, CA, August 16, 2016 – Just in time for the 2016 harvest season, Sonoma County Winegrowers today announced the launch of an expanded Sonoma County Vineyard Adventures, a program designed to help wine lovers get an insider’s view of Sonoma […]
Sonoma County’s Vineyards Reach Halfway Mark Towards Becoming 100% Sustainable by 2019
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Sonoma County Winegrowers announced today that more than half of all vineyard acres in Sonoma County have completed a sustainability self-assessment after just 15 months since the organization announced its bold commitment to become the nation’s first 100% sustainable wine region by 2019. This early success exceeds expectations indicating the […]
Press Democrat: Vineyard Expansion Levels off On North Coast
Ending five straight years of expansion, new vineyard development leveled off on the North Coast in 2014 as growers turned their attention to replanting existing vineyards. Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed there were 132,004 acres of vineyards in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties in 2014, a decline of 0.5 […]
Outgoing Board Member Profile: Richard Mounts
Richard Mounts is a committed farmer and family man, being the second generation to run the family’s 140-acre estate in Dry Creek Valley. Mounts’ father, Jack, purchased the first 60 acres of land in 1946 to raise sheep and farm prunes—this is the land upon which Mounts was raised. He only veered away from the […]
Sonoma County’s sixteen AVAs define the diversity of this renowned wine region and exhibit a far greater variety of wine styles and grapes than you will find in most other premium wine areas. From the highly regarded Chardonnay and Pinot Noir of the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast, to the dense flavorful Zinfandel of […]