You know it’s harvest when…

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Harvest is a beautiful season, filled with the bliss that comes from witnessing grapes transform into wine. We’ve loved sharing Harvest 2014 with you, both online and through our Tasting Hall, and in honor of today being our final day of harvesting 2014 fruit, we wanted to share our team’s reflection on this dazzling, bustling, exhausting, completely rewarding time of year.

You know it’s harvest…

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Gorgeous Gregarious Grenache

{New Post} Gorgeous Gregarious Grenache

Harvest 2014 is speeding past us. Today we received fruit from Sangiacomo Green Acres, the last Chardonnay lot that will become a single-vineyard bottling.

Sangiacomo Green Acres Chardonnay

At the same time, fruit arrived from Ulises Valdez Diablo Vineyard – but not the Pinot Noir we’ve come to associate with this lovely Russian River site. Today, it was Grenache.

Grenache Grapes from UV Diablo Vineyard

The arrival of these three tons marks the third harvest in which…

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Happy Monday. 🍷🍷

Thanks to Instagrammer @trevorhubbard for the beautiful photo captured this weekend! #regram  (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Happy Monday. 🍷🍷

Thanks to Instagrammer @trevorhubbard for the beautiful photo captured this weekend! #regram (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Savoring Sensational Sonoma: Harvest, Wine Country Weekend & The Stanley Cup

Savoring Sensational Sonoma: Harvest, Wine Country Weekend & The Stanley Cup

It’s been quite the fortnight at Ram’s Gate Winery. Harvest is in full swing, with Ulises Valdez Diablo Chardonnay, Bush Crispo Pinot Noir, Estate Chardonnay and Estate Pinot Blanc all brought in last week.

Freshly-picked Ulises Valdez Diablo Chardonnay

Freshly-picked Ulises Valdez Diablo Chardonnay

Bush Crispo Vineyard Pinot Noir on the Sorting Table

Bush Crispo Vineyard Pinot Noir on the Sorting Table

Estate Pinot Blanc getting picked

Estate Pinot Blanc being harvested

Estate Pinot Blanc getting picked

An amazing crew picking our Estate Pinot Blanc

Pinot Blanc being picked into half-ton sorting bins

Half-ton bins…

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Last night’s sunset = wow. #winecountry #sonoma #nofilter

Last night’s sunset = wow. #winecountry #sonoma #nofilter

Napa Earthquake Update

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Yesterday morning, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck in Wine Country, its epicenter just south of Napa. The quake occurred on the West Napa fault and produced the largest Bay Area earthquake since 1989. Needless to say, we are still in shock. As the news has poured in over the last 24 hours, we grow increasingly grateful that our team made it through safely. Sadly, many homes and possessions…

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Captured at last night’s Sunday Supper: the 2010 Bush Crispo Pinot Noir returned to its roots.
#latergram #RGWevents

Captured at last night’s Sunday Supper: the 2010 Bush Crispo Pinot Noir returned to its roots.
#latergram #RGWevents

It’s Bottling Time

It’s Bottling Time

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Déjà vu: the 2014 bottling is upon us! In honor of this exciting time, check out last year’s blog post outlining the process.

Cheers,
Ram’s Gate Winery

Originally posted on Ram’s Gate Winery Ramblings:

The vines are heavy, the days are long, and the leaves are a brilliant green: we’re on the cusp of harvest time, about to enter the state of perpetual grape-covered bliss. But as…

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Here’s to the end of a lovely Saturday. Thanks to all who joined us for tastings today!  (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Here’s to the end of a lovely Saturday. Thanks to all who joined us for tastings today! (at Ram’s Gate Winery)