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April 5, 2017

Yesterday we drove to Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard in the Cuyama Valley. With a very wet winter finally behind us, the valley was glorious with blankets of yellow wildflowers and long green grasses under a perfect blue sky. The first stop was to look at our impressive new reservoir. It seems like a mini-lake, filled […]

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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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Brut Rose Vertical

November 27, 2013

Just in time for the holiday season, we are offering a vertical package of one of our most popular sparkling wines, Laetitia Brut Rosé.  This wine is known for its persistent bubbles and lively Chardonnay, blended with a lesser percentage of barrel-aged Pinot Noir.  Typical characters of this dry-style wine are citrus blossom, lightly robed […]

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2013 Harvest Wrap Up

November 12, 2013

The fruit is picked, the grapes are pressed and now it’s time to reflect on the 2013 harvest!  This year harvest spanned 2.5 months and we brought in  1,778 tons for the Laetitia and NADIA brands.  Harvest is both an exciting and nerve-wrecking time.  While we were anxious to see what the fruit tasted like, […]

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30th Anniversary through the eyes of Jan Wilkinson

August 27, 2013

This year will mark my 19th harvest at Laetitia Vineyard & Winery.  Although much has changed over the years I have been here, much has also remained the same.  When I started here back in January of 1995, I was the only office personnel and only female working with our small team of less than […]

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Our Employee Garden

June 12, 2013

The employee garden is off to a great start!  We are fortunate to have a bit of extra space here on the property to cultivate home-grown fruits and veggies.  This year we’ve got everything from tomatillos to sunflowers and everything in between.   This is the first year that I’ve taken advantage of this space and […]

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Interview with the Viticulturist-Dave Terry

August 27, 2012

Today we managed to snag a bit of time with Dave Terry, one Laetitia’s newest Viticulturists, to ask a couple questions.  Here’s what we found about the native New Mexican: Did you have any formal training, if so, where/what did you study? I completed graduate studies in Viticulture and Enology at CSU-Fresno.  Most of my […]

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Vineyard Update with Lino Bozzano

July 17, 2012

Today I visited the vineyard with VP of Vineyard Operations, Mr. Lino Bozzano, for a little vineyard update.  Here’s the current scoop at Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: In the vineyard we are in the process of cleaning up, mowing and hedging, where needed.  Our vines are going through veraison and are about 4 weeks out […]

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