Tasting Room Progress

Well we are a little behind due to a snag down at the county office. But, we just got our ABC 30 day notice sellers permit! We are moving in the right direction.

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Harvest is over and now onto the tasting room

We are finally finished with harvest and we were lucky to get all the grapes in before the rains came. This year has been the best growing season since 2003. The grapes got to ripen nice  and slow on the vine due to the cooler weather we had this summer and this produced great fruit that is turning into great wine. 

Now onto the next project, the long-awaited tasting room! . The windows  and doors are arriving tomorrow morning and we will begin construction in a few days. We did the opposite of what most wineries usually do and we built our distribution channel first instead of building a tasting room. We are now in over 40 states and 3 provinces of Canada and it is time to have a place where all our fans can come and see us! 

 We will be introducing a 2 new wines over the next year.  We are introducing a Rose that is  a blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, and Grenache. Also, We are introducing a Late Harvest Zinfandel that has been in barrels for over 5 years. Yum!. These wines are going to be tasting room, wineclub, and website only. 

We would like to thank our fans for being patient with us and waiting for the tasting room to open. Now there is a light at the end of the tunnel and its the end of Dec 2010!

  Here is a picture of the future tasting room. This barn was built in 1946 and has been in the family ever since.  We are looking at the tasting room being about 1100 sq ft.

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Syrah Receives Daily Wine Pick by Wine Spectator for Feb 17, 2010

The  2007 Farrah Syrah received the daily wine  pick by Wine Spectator for Feb 17, 2010.

http://www.winespectator.com/dailypicks/show/date/2010-02-17/dwpid/6842?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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Come By and See Us

We will be pouring at K&L Wine Merchants in Redwood City on Friday night from 5-6:30 P.M.  Also, this Saturday we will be at the SF Chronicle tasting at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Our Klinker Brick Old Vine Zin received a Double Gold from the Competition!

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One of 19 California Values

The  2007 Farrah Syrah just received 91 points from Wine Spectator!. Also, The Syrah made to the list of 19 California Values. Check out the  article. http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/41314

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First Sip

We will be pouring at Clements Ridge  on the corner of 88 and highway 12.  Nov 14-15   11am-4pm .  Hope to see you there!   to buy tickets go to   http://www.firstsiplodi.com/

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Yosemite Trip

I took the weekend off  and went to Yosemite for the first time!  We stayed at the Tenaya Lodge at the south entrance of the park. We had dinner on Sat. night at Embers and the waiter was a fan of the Klinker Brick Old Vine Zin and loved the Old Ghost. It’s a small world!yosemite 09

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