"These old vines were able to survive the test of time. And with the roots being so deep in the soil and all the sandy soils, they were able to reach that last bit of reserves of water and maintain themselves where a young vine would have struggled." Schalk Opperman
Monthly Archives: June 2020
- June 27, 2020Categories: FeaturesTags: vinpro , tinta barocca , swartland
- June 19, 2020Tags: zinfandel , wine , ravenswood’s dickerson vineyard"Ravenswood and its founder-winemaker, Joel Peterson, helped prove that Zinfandel could be a wine of structure, balance and elegance as well as power." Dororthy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
- June 13, 2020Tags: venus la universal , rene barbier , priorat"If you taste Priorat, you will have a clear idea that it’s Priorat because 95% of the terroir of Priorat is Llicorella, this schist." René Barbier, Clos Mogador
- June 05, 2020Tags: wine , sta. rita hills , ron melville"We spoke to Chad before George Floyd was killed and the resulting protests, which were generally peaceful but also sometimes descended into violence against demonstrators, journalists, police and property, including the looting of a few wine stores around the country. "