Those who know wine, know that the quality is determined long before it sits in the barrel aging. All great wine starts with great soil, says Geologist David Howell, whose books have had an impact on more than one winemaker in the Napa Valley.
This year’s harvest is promising to be a fairytale vintage, Calistoga Winegrowers Association reports.
Travel away from the hustle and bustle and into the northern extremes of Cab Country in Napa’s Calistoga. The region is possibly the warmest climate in Napa. It’s sleepy and quaint. Calistoga’s Main Street feels from another era, with galleries, craft shops and bookstores.
Calistoga’s geologic formation and AVA status have something in common: They are both young. The AVA became official in 2010 and the geology of the region dates to about 1 to 3 million years ago, making both relative newcomers.
The Weekly Calistogan, November 21, 2017 Add Calistoga’s wine trade association to the list of Wine Country groups spreading the word that damage to vineyards
Travel-worthy wineries in Calistoga, Calif. USA Today, February 2017 As the crisp air of early December chills onlookers, a string of tractors festooned in colorful
Weekly Calistogan Winemakers and vintners, both those who were born to the wine industry and those who found an unusual path to the life, could
KTVU’s Mornings on 2 recently discussed the Calistoga Food & Wine Festival with Suzanne Phifer Pavitt of Phifer Pavitt Wine and Executive Chef Nicolas Montanez
Haute Living Harvest is long gone. The hordes of tourists that flock to the Napa Valley during the fall have dissipated as well. Now is