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Sauvignon Blanc, Kick Ranch Vineyard, 2015
Sauvignon Blanc, Kick Ranch Vineyard, 2015 $ 26.00
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Syrah, Las Madres Vineyard, 2014
Syrah, Las Madres Vineyard, 2014 $ 36.00
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Whole Cluster Syrah, Las Madres Vineyard, 2014
Whole Cluster Syrah, Las Madres Vineyard, 2014 $ 39.00
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New Job & Our Summer So Far....

June 14, 2015

Summer has arrived!  Aneeta and I are making the most of it before harvest rolls around. A few weeks ago we went to BottleRock. We were blown away. Some of the highlights for us included Cage the Elephant, the Bacon Bacon food truck and Lagunitas' limited release brew, Equinox. BottleRock, 2015 If you hadn’t already heard, I am now the winemaker for Swanson Vineyards in Oakville. Taking over from Chris Phelps, I’m honored to be chosen as only the third winemaker in over thirty years of operation. The new position also means that Apsara will be moving home, by the end of this month, the entire production will be over at Swanson Vineyards Winery.  Robin With Chris Phelps At Auction...

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Cutting Back

February 07, 2015

Pruning season. It’s a bit like hitting the reset button.  All of last years growth and expended energy is sitting in front of you as the shears cut through the canes. And with each cut you’re making way for the start of something new.   For winemakers, pruning isn't just the beginning of a new season, it marks the start of a new year. It’s the point where we can lay down new canes, train young vines onto the trellis system and remove any damaged vines. After months working in the cellar with the 2014 production it certainly feels good to be back in the vineyard.  And though the vines may look naked now, come the spring it will be...

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