Sonoma County

How to Barrel Taste Wine

How to Barrel Taste Wine

You’ve done the wine tours and counter tastings, but, until you’ve barrel tasted, you haven’t really lived. Normally, a consumer’s first taste of any given wine is the finished product. Barrel tasting gives you not only a sneak peek into what’s to come, but also a unique chance to meet the winemaker, lock in futures, […]

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‘Beyond Organic’: The Sonoma Trailblazers Redefining Sustainable Winemaking

‘Beyond Organic’: The Sonoma Trailblazers Redefining Sustainable Winemaking

At first stroll, the Green String Farm at Cline Family Cellars doesn’t seem different from other agricultural plots in Sonoma wine country. Rows of vineyards cover the landscape, a barn rises on the horizon, and chickens cluck happily in the distance. The place looks, feels, and sounds like Sonoma. But then, if you’re lucky, you’ll […]

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