Summer in Napa Valley

WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SUNDAY

Welcome to the second day, to the sunny Sunday of our weekend getaway in Sonoma Valley. After being very lazy and visiting only 2 wineries, for the second day we organized 3 visits. I was actually quite lucky with the reservation from A. Raffanelli winery because we were on the waiting list and they called… Continue reading WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SUNDAY

Summer in Napa Valley

WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SATURDAY

A weekend is not enough for Sonoma, but you have start from somewhere! When you decide to go to Sonoma, you should also decide which valley or valleys you would like to visit. It is not an easy decision since all of them are very pretty and has many wineries to visit. So, I was… Continue reading WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SATURDAY

Summer in Napa Valley · Vineyard Life

HIDDEN PROTAGONISTS OF WINEMAKING

The harvesters… the hidden protagonists of the winemaking. Their work is very important and difficult at the same time. Without their precious work, the grapes couldn’t arrive to the winery as fresh as they are in the vineyard. There are many challenges that the harvesters are facing with during harvest time. Sometimes they have to… Continue reading HIDDEN PROTAGONISTS OF WINEMAKING

Summer in Napa Valley

IT’S NOT ONLY ABOUT WINE

Working in the Napa valley for a harvest is the dream of most of the young winemakers and viticulturists, as me. Every season, the wineries in the valley open harvest positions for the international people to make an exchange of knowledge and experience. In this sense, Napa valley has a lot to offer to the… Continue reading IT’S NOT ONLY ABOUT WINE

Interviews · Summer in Napa Valley

A GLASS OF WINE WITH ANTHONY MUELLER

 I met Anthony Mueller, after a long day of working and we started an enjoyable conversation along with a glass of wine, which will take away the tiredness of the day. We talked about many things; about his career, about the important aspects to be a good sommelier, about Inglenook winery, about his future plans… Continue reading A GLASS OF WINE WITH ANTHONY MUELLER

Summer in Napa Valley

STAG’S LEAP WINE CELLARS

Arrived to 5766 Silverado trail, the glorious entrance doors opened and we were inside. As we entered, the busy Silverado Trail was left miles away, and we found ourselves surrounded by hills which carry vineyards on their lap.   We decided to enjoy the landscape after tasting, since I was very curious about the wines… Continue reading STAG’S LEAP WINE CELLARS

Summer in Napa Valley

INGLENOOK HARVEST PARTY

If there are two important moments in a year for the wineries; the first one is the commencement of the harvest and the second is the end! The wineries usually celebrate one of these important moments, and share it with their employees and/or consumers. On August 13th, I went to Harvest Party of Inglenook winery,… Continue reading INGLENOOK HARVEST PARTY