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Guest Blog from Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey: Rosé Colored Wine Glass

March 11, 2015

Several years ago I was at a pouring at the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History. The wines featured that day were our Brut Cuvée and our Brut Rosé. The guests that I would be serving were enjoying a trip on a “wine trail”, which means that they were all traveling on busses from one destination to another and […]

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Guest Blog from VP Vineyard Ops, Lino Bozzano: When to Harvest

February 17, 2015

In the wine world we are constantly talking about the importance of viticulture. How the subtleties of soil, climate, canopy management, etc. effect the flavors and nuances of a wine. Somehow, by having the perfect climate and best viticulture practices we will make great wine. However, there is one key decision that needs to be […]

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Giving Back…And Forward

February 11, 2015

On Thursday, January 29, President and Winemaker, Eric Hickey, presented donations to local charities, The Family Care Network and Woods Humane Society, from the proceeds of our 2012 NADIA Quattro red blend. “As a sustainable vineyard and winery, we are always looking for ways to contribute to the sustainability of our community,” says Hickey, “We’ve made […]

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

January 30, 2015

Ready or not, Valentine’s Day is coming! We’ve got some ideas to make your gift giving (and celebrating) easy. From our cute cork ‘Love Bugs’ to our Valentine’s Sparkling 2-Pack we’ve got your sweetheart (and anyone else you want to spoil) covered. If you have any fun crafts ideas that you have done for Valentine’s […]

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MLK Weekend 2-Pack Sale & Chanterelle Sauce Recipe

January 16, 2015

5 Days Left! Now through Tuesday, January 20th. Retail: $64.00 / Sale: $54.40 / Wine Club: $48.00 As we celebrate the life and achievements of one of the most influential American civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King, Jr., we are offering 15% OFF a 2-pack set of our 2012 Laetitia Brut Rosé and 2013 Laetitia Clone […]

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Guest Blog from President & Winemaker, Eric Hickey: To punch or pump?

January 8, 2015

I am often asked “how do you get so much color  in your Pinot Noir?” As with all things wine, it begins in the vineyard. The techniques we employ with canopy management ensure that the grapes naturally produce a large amount of color compounds in the skins. Our job in the winery is to extract […]

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White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies Recipe

December 16, 2014

Our Vineyard Accounts Payable Associate, Shannon Maberry, is somewhat of a baking genius. We are constantly spoiled by her sweet and savory treats she brings into the office. This week, she has been kind enough to share with us one of her favorite holiday treats, White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies. Lucky for us, she brought some of […]

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Employee Poll: What is your favorite winter food & tradition?

December 9, 2014

Today we took a walk around the Laetitia offices and asked our employees what their favorite winter foods and traditions are. We love their answers and found a few that we might try out this year. What are your favorite winter traditions? Are they accompanied by a winter food or beverage? We would love to hear! Email […]

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Winter in the Vineyard

December 4, 2014

Each year we hold an all day open house and invite our guests out to sip wine by our fireplace and get their shopping done early. This year we will feature light snacks, olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting, wine gift packs for sale and live music from LiV & RoB from 4:00-7:00PM. We can package your […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: Pinot Noir Sensation

November 25, 2014

Last Friday, we were at the James Beard House in New York’s West Village where Karen MacNeil, the eminent author of The Wine Bible, assembled a tasting of seven different Pinot Noirs for a dinner aptly named “Pinot Noir Sensation.” The dinner featured wines from small producers of young, cool climate Pinot Noir from California. […]

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