2010 Vintage Take Away: Follow The Winemaker

The lesson here is to be wary of wine critics over-generalizing on an entire vintage, whether good or bad.

By | March 16th, 2011|Vineyard, Wine|0 Comments

Why Wines Are Bottled in Large Bottles

"This is exactly why Large Format bottles generally can age for a longer period of time."

By | January 20th, 2011|Wine|0 Comments

The Making of Cabernet: Guest Blogger

"It can hardly be called wine; it is more like fizzy grape juice. It is very sweet and contains no alcohol because the yeast has not yet consumed the sugar".

By | November 20th, 2010|Wine|0 Comments

Harvest 2010 Napa Valley: Late But Great

Every lot of red wine I've seen this year has more depth of color of than any year that I can recall..

By | October 24th, 2010|Vineyard, Wine|0 Comments

Kerry’s Vineyard Grape Pool

As Sherlock would say, the game is afoot.  In this case, pounds. That's right. If you can guess how many pounds of grapes we will harvest this year from our own Kerry's Vineyard, you have a chance to win a certificate good for a 3Liter bottle OR 2 Magnums of the 2004 Tom Eddy Cabernet. [...]

By | September 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grapes Maturing in Kerry’s Vineyard

Taking the mystery out of wine words like veraison, brix and total acidity, assistant winemaker Jason Gerard gives it up in simple language.

By | September 14th, 2010|Vineyard, Wine|0 Comments

The 2010 vs 1998 Harvest Debate

So let me stick my neck out and say that 2010 could very well be a “classic” Cabernet vintage.

By | August 24th, 2010|Vineyard|0 Comments

2007 Tom Eddy Cab Tech Sheet

2007 Tom Eddy Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Harvest Information: Varietals:                 Cabernet Sauvignon(99%) , Petit Verdot (1%) Appellation:                       Napa Valley Vintage:                 2007 Harvest Dates:        September 10th – October 9th Ranch Breakdown: Bella Vista                       63%                Diamond Mt. Stagecoach                      21%                Atlas Peak Meteor                                       13%                     Mount George Spanos/Berberian                      3%                     Napa Valley (Pritchard [...]

By | August 3rd, 2010|Wine|0 Comments

Wires in the Vineyard? Trellising Begins.

Trellis wires are added to our organic vineyard to give support to new grape shoots and eventual grape clusters.

By | July 8th, 2010|Vineyard|0 Comments

Love Blooms in the Vineyard

Where grapevines are concerned, love means "bloom". And those tiny clusters that look like miniature grapes? Those are encapsulated flowers just waiting to make love.

By | June 15th, 2010|Vineyard|0 Comments