Over the last weeks many Napa vintners have been wondering whether they should be irrigating to prevent possible forthcoming effects caused by the drought statewide. Following the rain over the week-end, the cumulated amount of water received during winter is now around 10 inches, which is typically the case by […]

The Fruition blog is dedicated to dissecting current vintage effect on vineyard production worldwide. It is rooted in research in oenology and viticulture and is based on vine physiological data. It provides well-informed insights on how the ongoing vintage is shaping the vineyard and ultimately the wine. On a regular […]