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Inquisitive Sips – Virtual Tasting – 3 Blanc’s and a Philosopher – 1st Edition

By |April 7th, 2020|

Stuart Ake, will lead a mission to discover why Blancs have more fun! We have Pinot Blanc, Grenache Blanc, and just to drive the point home, Blanc de Blancs. Adding to the fun, we’ll call upon a bottle of The Philosopher for some deep thinking (and drinking) on the subject.

Flowering in the Vineyards

By |June 17th, 2019|

After a cool winter and moderate spring, sunny skies and warmer temperatures have staked claim across the Valley. This summery foundation has moved vines into the bloom phase. Unlike many flowering plants, which rely on outside sources, like insects, for pollination, grapevines are hermaphroditic and self-pollinating. The calyptra, a protective cap, sits atop the flowers. When ready, the calyptra is shed, exposing the pistols to pollen so fertilization can occur.

Sound the Trumpets! It’s our 2019 Vineyard Guide. New Sites and New Varietals

By |March 27th, 2019|

It's Bud break! We celebrate the annual ritual of vines waking from their winter slumber with the release of our 2019 Vineyard Guide. A friend recently asked why we drop off the radar every year between February and April. While quiet at a traditional winery, it's anything but at The Wine Foundry. It begins with hours of tasting through the previous vintage to assess the fruit profiles and structure of each site. Then it's muddied treks to each vineyard throughout California. The conversations, stories and tastings with the growers lay the foundation for the latest iteration of the guide.

Anarchist Wine Co., founded on a passion for creative offerings, debuts enticing releases in its new Napa tasting room

By |March 26th, 2019|

Declaring independence from conformity, Anarchist Wine Co. recently released its fresh and innovative lineup of wines challenging the status quo. Anarchist Wine Co. began as a project at The Wine Foundry in Napa, which specializes in ultra-premium custom-made wines. Alongside The Wine Foundry’s small lot luxury wine production, the winemaking team began experimenting with co-fermentations and unusual blends, creating sensational results. What started as an exploratory project emerged as Anarchist Wine Co., formed with a mission to push the limits of conventional winemaking while dragging Napa’s lofty pricing habits back to earth.

A Tart Discussion -Winemaking

By |December 17th, 2018|

The revelation of ‘Acid Trials’ isn’t new to the wine world or to the Merriest of Pranksters, Ken Kesey. The question -is it a sour relationship or a mouth watering seduction? Either opinion is just that, personal taste - our only conviction, we’ll never dose you with dull vibes. Join me on this leggy journey to uproot the truth, myths and mysteries of acidity

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