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Movies and Wine

January 9, 2018

Happy New Year! Frigid temperatures, rain or snow make for perfect movie-watching weather. Being that I live in New York, recent winter storms left me confined to the walls of my apartment. I’ve taken this opportunity to revisit my favorite wine-related movies (you can understand why).  I thought I’d share this list with you—in case […]

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Library Wine Sale

May 9, 2017

I’ve been meaning to write a profile of my father, Selim Zilkha, who celebrated his 90th birthday last month with a wonderful fête. But each time I start, something unusual happens at Laetitia that I don’t want you to miss. This time, even Dad wants me to postpone his profile to tell you about the […]

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Pinot Versus Pinot

March 8, 2017

This past weekend marked the 17th Annual World of Pinot Noir Seminar at the Bacara Resort in Goleta. I remember hosting many internationally renowned Pinot Noir winemakers when the celebration was based at the Cliffs in Pismo Beach.  Our community would get together united in their love of this one grape varietal, extolling the virtues […]

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Corks vs Screw Caps

February 22, 2017

Over the past decade we spent a lot of time thinking about the benefits of screw cap versus cork closures. As a group we wondered about your feelings. Would you miss the traditional cork? How did you feel about this trend in the marketplace? After one year’s trial on a mobile bottling line, there were […]

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

November 30, 2016

  If you’re goal-oriented like me then you accomplished the following in the past week or so: you had a pretty wonderful Thanksgiving filled with great food, family and friends; you capitalized on a few Black Friday bargains; you also made sure not to miss one of the many Cyber Monday emails advertising discounted shoes, […]

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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 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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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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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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Why We Harvest Fruit at Night

September 8, 2014

If you drive by the winery after hours during this time of year you may notice the vineyard rows illuminated with flood lights as workers carefully harvest the years bounty throughout the night hours. There are many advantages to harvesting at night, for the wines and crews alike. VP of Vineyard Operations, Lino Bozzano notes, […]

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