Tag: Napa Valley

Beringer Winery – Napa Valley, California
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Beringer Winery – Napa Valley, California

In 1876, brothers Jacob and Frederick Beringer established Beringer Vineyards and dreamed making wines that rivalled the finest first growth properties in Bordeaux. Since 1876 Beringer has been a pioneer in California winemaking. It was the first winery to experiment with gravity flow and chilled cellars into mountains to achieve […]

2013 Napa Valley tasting – Toronto
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2013 Napa Valley tasting – Toronto

California’s Napa Valley is arguably the best region for cabernet sauvignon, blends of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, varietal merlots, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, botrytised wines, and even sparkling wines. The valley is approximately 50 kms. long from south to north. The southern sub-appellation Carneros bordering the San Pablo Bay is […]

Beaulieu Vineyards – Napa Valley’s Pioneer of Quality.
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Beaulieu Vineyards – Napa Valley’s Pioneer of Quality.

Beaulieu Vineyards The deep roots of Beulieu Vineyards go back to 1900, when founder George de Latour decided that Napa valley was ideal foe viticulture. Up to then and well into 1950’s, Napa Valley was home to hundreds of plum orchards. George de Latour planted Cabernet Sauvignon in Rutherford and […]