Grower Series Part 9: Ulises Valdez

Grower Series Part 9: Ulises Valdez

Did you know that Ram’s Gate Winery sources grapes from over nine of the most esteemed grape growers in Sonoma County? Most of these grapes are kept separate from each other throughout the winemaking process from vine to bottle, resulting in individual vineyard-designate bottlings with the integrity of each vineyard site preserved in each wine. Over the next few months, we invite you to join us…

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Our baby hummingbirds are so happy it’s Friday. ❤️🐣 #tgif  (at Rams Gate Winery, Sonoma)

Our baby hummingbirds are so happy it’s Friday. ❤️🐣 #tgif (at Rams Gate Winery, Sonoma)

Grower Series Part 8: Ellie Price

Grower Series Part 8: Ellie Price

Did you know that Ram’s Gate Winery sources grapes from over nine of the most esteemed grape growers in Sonoma County? Most of these grapes are kept separate from each other throughout the winemaking process from vine to bottle, resulting in individual vineyard-designate bottlings with the integrity of each vineyard site preserved in each wine. Over the next few months, we invite you to join us…

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Catching the cloud-covered sunrise over the Ram’s Gate Estate.  (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Catching the cloud-covered sunrise over the Ram’s Gate Estate. (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Grower Series Part 7: Lee Hudson

Grower Series Part 7: Lee Hudson

Did you know that Ram’s Gate Winery sources grapes from over nine of the most esteemed grape growers in Sonoma County? Most of these grapes are kept separate from each other throughout the winemaking process from vine to bottle, resulting in individual vineyard-designate bottlings with the integrity of each vineyard site preserved in each wine. Over the next few months, we invite you to join us…

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“Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.”
Napoleon 
Oh, hello spring! #firstdayofspring #budbreak  (at Rams Gate Winery, Sonoma)

Oh, hello spring! #firstdayofspring #budbreak (at Rams Gate Winery, Sonoma)

Good morning from blissfully peaceful Carneros. ❤️ #vinegram #weekend #beauty (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Good morning from blissfully peaceful Carneros. ❤️ #vinegram #weekend #beauty (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Hellooooooo budbreak. #spring #vines  (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Hellooooooo budbreak. #spring #vines (at Ram’s Gate Winery)

Breaking Bud

As with many of life’s beautiful things, the journey of a grape is contingent upon change. And although dormancy is filled with quiet, dusky beauty, the winter months lead vintners and growers to the edge of their seats waiting for this moment in a vine’s annual cycle:

Budbreak on the Ram's Gate Estate Vineyard

Budbreak.

It’s an event that is almost more dramatic than the moment the grapes develop during fruit set, for budbreak marks the…

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