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Cooking with Laetitia: Linguine with Clam Sauce & Chardonnay

July 28, 2015

Linguine with Clam Sauce Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 16 ounces linguine – cook al dente as directed Clam Sauce • 5 tablespoons olive oil • 6 large cloves garlic – chopped • (4) 10 ounce cans chopped clams • 1/3 cup Laetitia Chardonnay • 2 large carrots finely chopped • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano – […]

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Red, White & Blue 4-Pack

June 29, 2015

Retail $115 • Sale $97.75 • Wine Club $80.50 Just in time for the 4th of July, we are offering a convenient 4-pack, perfect for your star spangled celebration. Included in the pack are NV Laetitia Brut Cuvée, 2014 NADIA Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Laetitia Clone 777 Pinot Noir and 2012 NADIA Trio, all at 15% off or […]

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Guest Blog from VP of Vineyard Ops, Lino Bozzano: Hang-time

June 17, 2015

It is always assumed that California is the land of the endless summer. Everybody lives at the beach, hangs out in swimsuits and swims in the warm ocean. However, the fact is California’s coastal climates are inverse to what most people think. Our winters are warm and our summers cool. The long growing season at […]

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Guest Blog from Head Winemaker, Eric Hickey: Laetitia Chardonnay

May 26, 2015

We tend to be a little Pinot-centric around here. Of course having 440 acres of Pinot Noir vines to work with will do that to you. But we also grow another fantastic varietal – Chardonnay. We have 85 acres spread out in three main areas of our ranch and make three different bottlings – Estate, […]

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Guest Blog from Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey: Croissant. Mademoiselle. La Tour Eiffel.

May 14, 2015

In the world of winemaking there is a constant evolution of ideas of how to make a better wine. For the winemaker this means that he may have to set up various experiments that may take many months, or even years to give him the results that he is looking for. But every once in […]

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Laetitia and Thomas Hill Organics at James Beard House – A Match Made in the West Village

April 30, 2015

Last Saturday night, Owner Nadia Zilkha, Winemaker Eric Hickey, and VP Vineyard Operations Lino Bozzano descended on the Mecca of American cuisine, the James Beard House, for a multi-course dinner presented alongside Thomas Hill Organics Chef Christopher Manning. The dinner sold out quickly, much to everyone’s delight, and included a beautiful line-up of pairings including: Pan-Seared […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: This is not selling, this is privilege!

April 22, 2015

Magic is the word I use as I reflect back on last week in Atlanta. Selling is hard. Or at least that’s what I used to think when I sold stocks and bonds at Merrill Lynch back in the 80s. I was pretty young and didn’t necessarily believe in the products I was selling. They […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: A Perfect Pairing of Delicious Food, Wine and Guests

April 16, 2015

One of the joys of working in the wine business is tasting fabulous and unusual food paired with our wine. The creativity that goes into pairings always astounds me and I was certainly surprised and thrilled by our dinner at Portofino in Atlanta this last Tuesday night. Our 30-year-old chef Matt Marcus created an out-of-this-world […]

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Guest Blog from Viticulturist/PCA, Kelsey Ryan: Owl Boxes

April 14, 2015

When producing wine grapes, it is a primary concern of the grape grower to protect their crop from native and invasive pests including insects, diseases and animals. At Laetitia, we make every effort to implement a long-term, successful and safe approach to managing pests, while also protecting the habitat we farm on. Encouragement of beneficial […]

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SLO Wine Country 25th Anniversary Celebration!

April 1, 2015

In honor of SLO Wine Country Association‘s 25th Anniversary we are celebrating all month long with different events each week! All Month 25th Anniversary Tasting Flight NV Laetitia Brut Cuvée, 2013 Laetitia Estate Chardonnay, 2013 Laetitia Estate Pinot Noir, 2013 Laetitia Clone 5 Pommard Pinot Noir & 2013 Laetitia Reserve du Domaine Pinot Noir. $10 (waived […]

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