Marvelous and Magnificent. Malbec!

With the distinction of being first out of the block, lucious and perfect, these incredible Malbec grapes are looking to be turned into some of the finest wines ever produced at Tom Eddy Wines.

By | October 7th, 2009|Vineyard|0 Comments

The Tom Eddy 2006 Cab won’t be released until it’s ready.

Even though we won't officially release this wine until 2011, I thought I'd share some musings about the decidedly decadent 2006 Tom Eddy Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. I say decadent because it’s just plain rich and tasty, without being overly pretentious or harboring gut-wrenching tannins. This wine is also a perfect example of why winemaking [...]

By | August 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Off Season for winemakers? Think again.

“off-season” in the wine industry is anything but a slow time, especially here at Tom Eddy Wines in Napa Valley.

By | July 22nd, 2009|Wine|0 Comments

“Smoke Taint In Wine: Fact or Fiction?”

With all the horrific fires in California in the early and mid summer of 2008 numbering in the hundreds, and folks in the wine country living in a haze for weeks at a time, it’s no wonder that many people have asked if the vineyards have been affected and what impact, if any, there would [...]

By | May 4th, 2009|Wine|0 Comments

Manchester Ridge Vineyard Story

For a couple of generations one family ran cattle on a very wild, mountainous area of southern Mendocino near the Sonoma county line.  This gorgeous “untamed” area essentially was populated by coastal cedars, majestic pines and firs and a few black bears.  It was not uncommon to stumble across a secret patch of Cannabis on [...]

By | April 27th, 2009|Uncategorized, Vineyard|1 Comment

Dessert Disguised as a Vegetable Dish

Southern Belle Sweet Potatoes Aka: Tom’s Sweet Potato Dish 3 cups Sweet Potatoes (boiled, skinned and mashed) 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp vanilla ½ cup butter Mix thoroughly and pour into a casserole dish. Topping: 1 cup Light brown sugar 1/3 cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup butter Mix with a fork thoroughly, [...]

By | March 25th, 2009|Food|0 Comments