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2012 Single Vineyard Wines Release

by Rodney Strong Team September 18, 2015

We are extremely excited about the release of our 2012 Single Vineyard wines, including our proprietor, Tom Klein. Read Tom’s thoughts on these fantastic wines below:

I am happy to release to you our Single-Vineyard Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignons from the 2012 vintage. These wines... more

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.

We... 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

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