We do this periodically to prevent the wine from spoiling. A barrel is not an airtight container such as a stainless-steel drum. A barrel will allow evaporation of wine through the wood itself and the tiny spaces between boards of the staves and the heads. This evaporative process drives the phenomenon called microoxygenation (or microx) […]
We grow extremely limited quantities of Spanish grape varieties and handcraft them into award winning wines.
If you’re looking for high quality wines from exceptional fruit, we invite you to try our Tempranillo, Graciano, Rosé of Garnacha (Grenache) or our Petirroja dessert wine.
How many different varieties of grapes do we grow? July 13, 2022
…and more geeky stuff June 30, 2022
Let’s talk about why we “punch down” June 10, 2022
What is de-budding? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday May 26, 2022
Let’s talk cover crop in the vineyard April 24, 2022