Daily Archives: September 1, 2023

Vinography Images: The Convergence

Looking like the underwater photograph of some big purple wave, yeast and must converge at the start of a fermentation in Napa Valley at Anomaly Vineyards in St. Helena, California. INSTRUCTIONS:Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting “save link as” or “save target as.” Then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac …

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E.&J. Gallo Buys Napa Boutique Winery Massican

It’s been a busy week for E.&J. Gallo and for white wine lovers tracking the news. Following the announcement of its acquisition of Chardonnay powerhouse Rombauer on Aug. 29, Gallo has purchased Napa-based white wine specialist Massican. The deal includes the Massican brand and its inventory of wines. Massican does not own vineyards or a winery. Neither side disclosed a …

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Willamette Valley 2021: Chardonnay report and top-scoring wines

Golden vines at Bethel Heights On the rise of Oregon Chardonnay, I had a conversation with David Adelsheim, founder of Adelsheim Vineyard and the first chair of the Oregon wine board, about the continuing growth in quality and reputation that has surged over the last decade. ‘Chardonnay isn’t a winemaking technique. It’s a grape,’ he pointed out. ‘In order to …

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