Your Guide to Harvest Season in California Wine Country

posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 4:18:26 PM

Vineyard at Sunrise California Wine Country

As fall approaches, some might be eager to slip on their flannel shirts, witness the foliage change colors or take a sip of their first pumpkin spice latte. For winemakers and oenophiles, though, autumn means harvest season, when the grapes are ripe and ready to be picked. As a result, most wine regions host events and festivals to celebrate this special time of year. You can experience harvest season in all 50 states, since every one of them produces wine in some capacity. However, no one even comes close to the powerhouse that is California. After all, they yield 81% of the wine in the United States.

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Stomp on That: A Wine Journey Around The World

posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 9:33:59 PM

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Grapes on Vine

There’s a lot of debate on the benefits of wine, particularly red. Some say it’s good for the heart but most Oenophiles agree that any kind of wine is good for the soul. Tasting wine can be a serious sport. Reds are best enjoyed at room temperature while whites benefit from the warmth of sitting in your glass. Some wines require that you let them sit in your mouth to soak up each and every ingredient. No matter if you’re on the varsity level or just getting the hang of becoming a true wine connoisseur, we can all use a refresher on how to properly approach a glass of wine.

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