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Laetitia’s 2017 Harvest

September 14, 2017

It’s harvest again, a time we look forward to all year and once it starts we can’t wait for it to be over. Harvest – the fruit of our labor in the vineyard, the result of so many different factors: pruning, trellising, micro-climates, planting, soils and ultimately the weather. In 2017 the weather has affected […]

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Wine Term Pronunciations

August 10, 2015

Even those in the wine industry are subject to the occasional mispronunciation when it comes to wine terminology. How could we not be when something that looks like it should be pronounced terror is actually pronounced teh-rwahr(terroir)? In any event, we’ve gathered some of the most tongue twisting words in the wine world to hopefully make […]

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Guest Blog from Viticulturist, Dave Terry: 2 Weeks Out

July 29, 2014

At our Laetitia Vineyard, the year was marked by an uncharacteristically dry spring with higher than normal night time temperatures.  This resulted in a mid-February bud break—almost 3 weeks earlier when compared to 2012 and 2013.  The warmer than usual spring temperatures accelerated shoot growth, bloom,  fruit set and veraison.  However,  this changed during the […]

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Guest Blog from President & Head Winemaker, Eric Hickey: Chardonnay

May 15, 2014

Chardonnay, like most people I know, loves life on the coast. While it may be more particular about the actual soil type it grows in, I think we all have a lot in common with the world’s favorite white wine. Here at Laetitia, our style is truly reflective of the original purpose of the vineyards […]

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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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Sparkling Wine/Champagne Lingo

December 27, 2013

The new year is almost here!  It’s time to reflect on the year past, think about new year’s resolutions and most importantly, make plans for your NYE celebration!  Alright, maybe that isn’t more important than setting year-long goals for yourself or acknowledging your achievements in the past year but it sure is fun!  It seems […]

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February Feature Wine – 2008 Laetitia Brut Rose

February 5, 2013

It’s the month of love, and all things pink.  We couldn’t think of a better time to feature our love-colored sparkling wine – Laetitia Brut Rosé.  The most recent vintage of 2008 has received great accolades in the short few months since its release including; a Gold Medal from the San Francisco International Wine Competition, […]

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Valentine’s Day Food & Wine Pairing

February 10, 2012

Looking for a food & wine pairing sure to satisfy your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day?  Bubbly and chocolate covered fruit is a no-brainier.  See why we just adore this pairing of 2008 Laetitia Brut de Blancs Sparkling Wine and milk chocolate covered strawberries!  (This wine also received 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast Magazine!)    

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Happy New Year from Laetitia Vineyard & Winery!

December 28, 2011

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of Laetitia Vineyard & Winery for your continued support and wish you a Happy & Fruitful New Year! We have extended our Holiday Sales-20 % OFF 2009 Barnwood Grenache Blanc, NV Brut Cuvée & 2010 Estate Pinot Noir through Saturday, December 31st, 2011 […]

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Laetitia XD makes Gayot’s List of Top 10 American Sparkling Wines!

December 15, 2011

During the holidays, there isn’t much better than popping a bottle of sparkling wine with friends and family.  There is something extra special about celebrating with a little fizz during your gathering.  This year, we are so honored to have our extra-dry sparkling wine, NV Laetitia XD, make the list of Top 10 American Sparkling […]

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