News & Events

Art or science?

September 25th, 2013

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Blending is a little of both.  We personally blend every barrel as our winemaker guides us through the nuances of blending Nuance.

Bottling action

September 25th, 2013

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Click the link to see a video of our second batch of ’11 Zins coming off the bottling line just after we bottled the ’12 Chard. That’s Dan’s hand reaching in to expertly pack the bottles in the cases.

Put a cork in it

September 25th, 2013

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These corks are all set for bottling the ’11 vintage.

 

In the barrel

June 3rd, 2013
Our '12 Chardonnay in its temporary home of French Oak. It was an ideal growing season for Chard grapes and our vintage is coming along nicely.

Our ’12 Chardonnay in its temporary home of French Oak. It was an ideal growing season for Chard grapes.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thieving Wine!

June 3rd, 2013
At least it's one of our barrels!

Dan and Ruthann thieving wine. At least it’s one of our own barrels!

Ready to taste how the '11 Cab is coming along.

Now we’re ready to taste how the ’11 Cab is coming along. And how was it? Just about ready. We’ll bottle in a couple weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Zinfandel is released

June 3rd, 2013
The first bottle of Nuance Zinfandel comes off the line.

It’s easy to spot Nuance Zinfandel with its distinctive magenta label.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Cabernet in the bottle!

January 20th, 2013
Labels whiz by as we bottle the 2010 Cabernet.

After months of unforeseen delays, we got back on track and were able to bottle our 2010 Cabernet in November, 2012.  We anticipate that it will be ready for release in late spring or summer of 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Partner–The Wine Foundry

January 20th, 2013
In November, we had our first chance to visit The Wine Foundry's Sonoma facility.

In November, we had our first chance to visit The Wine Foundry’s state-of-the-art Sonoma facility.  We’re looking forward producing some great vintages here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2011 Harvest

December 30th, 2011

After a late spring and cool summer delayed the harvest, our 2011 grapes finally came in. We were on hand for the sorting and punch down.

Danielle has some of our freshly harvested 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan is busy sorting the grapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan and Danielle punching down the grapes during the fermentation stage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Cabernet Barrel Tasting

July 27th, 2010


Amidst the barrels, Dan samples the first of our 2009 Cabernet at Crushpad’s annual Mashup.