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Guest Blog from Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey: Blending

March 27, 2014

  One of the highlights of my year is when I prepare the final blends for sparkling bottling. I’m often asked what I’m searching for as I taste the wines and decide which blend they will go into. On an average year, I am tasting between 4 lots of Chardonnay, 4 Pinot Noir lots and 3 […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: Breaking Buds

March 21, 2014

Spring at last!  Longer days, more sunshine, more optimism and energy. After a long New York City winter, I was really excited to come to Laetitia this week to see concrete signs of spring in the vineyard. Immediately obvious: Laetitia looked completely different from 6 weeks ago where the drought was a constant worry and […]

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Guest Blog from Sara Nesper: Employee Garden-Winter Crop

March 5, 2014

This year we decided to try our hand at a winter garden for the first time and so far we’ve been very pleased with the results. Fast-growing and shallow-rooted, the lettuce was ready to harvest and enjoy well before the other vegetables. We’ve still got a few heads left of the red romaine (pictured below) […]

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