Tag Archives | Pinot

Fall Wine Club Shipment

We’ll be open from noon to 5 pm on October 28 and 29 for wine tasting and wine club pickups. The Fall shipment includes these four wines: 2009 Merlot Carneros Moon Vineyard 2014 Pinot Santa Cruz Mountains Clos de Madrone Vineyard 2012 Syrah Santa Clara Valley Pasha Vineyard 2012 Cabernet Santa Cruz Mountains LindHill Vineyard …

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Where to find us at the Capitola Art and Wine Festival

One of our favorite events is coming up this weekend — the 35th Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival!  This free festival is always a fun weekend filled with wine, art, music, and food in the beauty and charm of Capitola Village. Our booth will be located near the corner of Capitola Avenue and San …

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Solstice on the Summit 2017

On June 24 and 25, we will be open from noon to 5 pm for regular wine tasting ($5 per person, refundable with purchase) or you can buy a glass and wristband for the Summit Wineries Solstice on the Summit.  For $25, you can enjoy complimentary wine tasting on both the 24th and 25th at …

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A Pressing Day

Earlier this month, we harvested and crushed Zinfandel from Santa Clara Valley and Pinot Noir from the Santa Cruz Mountains.  Since then, the grapes have been going through primary fermentation in open top fermenters. We have been punching down the cap by hand three times per day as it is important to keep the pulp …

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2016 Harvest Begins

The 2016 harvest has started!  Every year is different, with weather being a big determinant as to when harvest starts and which grapes ripen first.  The El Niño rains from earlier this year have resulted in higher yields than in 2015 (thank goodness!) and, so far, the grapes seem to be consistently balanced and flavorful. …

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2016 Grapes are Looking Good!

It is an exciting time in the vineyard!  The grapes in the local vineyards are ripening quite nicely.  Last week, we put netting on the grapes in order to prevent damage by pesky birds and squirrels.  We anticipate that harvest will start next month.    

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Wine Tasting and Wine Club Pick Ups

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club pick ups from noon to 5 pm on April 23 and 24.  The April Wine Club shipment includes one bottle each of:     2012 Cabernet Santa Cruz Mountains LindHill Vineyard     2011 Syrah Santa Clara Valley Pasha Vineyard     2013 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains …

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Magnums and Jeroboams for the Holidays

Looking for a hostess gift, holiday gift, or something special for someone special?  We have limited quantities of Magnums and Jeroboams available for order on our web site. Although the winery will not be open for wine tasting until January 30/31, we can make arrangements to hold wine orders at the winery for pick up …

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Harvest, Crush, and Repeat

Last week was a busy time at the winery. It’s a bit early this year, but we have already harvested Zinfandel from Santa Clara AVA and Pinot Noir from two Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards.  Although we have a new crusher/destemmer, crush is still a very manual process for winemakers John and Neil. Harvest In the …

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Wine Tasting, Honey, and Harvest

We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups from noon to 5 pm on August 29 and 30.  Make plans now to visit the winery, located at 23076 Summit Road in Los Gatos, to taste a selection of our award-winning wines. On both days, we will also be selling local Santa …

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