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Sonoma County Grower Series: Sustainability

by Rodney Strong Team August 11, 2015

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards.


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Harvest 2015: Early Outlook

by Rodney Strong Team July 31, 2015

"There is always one thing you can count on at harvest- that it will be different every time! This year, harvest is shaping up to be an early one as grapes continue to ripen and color nearly two weeks ahead of historical average.  Indeed the growing season got off to a quick start... more

What is Veraison?

by Rodney Strong Team July 09, 2015

Why do the berries change color during veraison? How long does the process take?  We asked our Grower Relations Technician April Berg to explain in more detail exaclty what veraison is: 

Summer brings forth a sense of excitement as well as a reminder that we are now more than midway... more

Sonoma County Grower Series: Sonoma Coast

by Rodney Strong Team July 02, 2015

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards.


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Pruning: Creating Vine Balance

by Rodney Strong Team January 20, 2015

Do you know what pruning is? Did you know that there are two main styles of pruning winegrapes? 

Ryan Decker, our Wine Grower Relations Manager, gives us insight into the who, what, where, when and why we prune the vineyards every winter: 

It’s depressing, really.

After the leaves... more

Sonoma County Grower Series: Chalk Hill

by Rachel Voorhees November 17, 2014

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards.

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New Vineyard Drone Video Teaser

by Rachel Voorhees November 06, 2014

We acquired a new vineyard on the north side of Lake Sonoma that is gorgeous, rustic and remote. We will be sourcing all different grape varieties from this location, including Bordeaux varieties, such as Malbec, as well as Syrah, Viognier and Zinfandel. Enjoy this teaser video created by... more

Sonoma County Grower Series: Jim Murphy

by Rachel Voorhees May 21, 2014

Driven by the belief that great wines begin in the vineyard, we are dedicated to using the finest grapes grown in Sonoma County. The success of each vintage and the long-term health of grapevines begin with meticulous dedication to nurturing each and every vine in the vineyards. Jim... more