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The Ultimate Comfort Food – Fresh Sourdough Bread – Winemaker Diary April 20, 2020

Winemaker Diary - April 20, 2020 We could never have imagined an extended period of home quarantine but that's exactly what we've been doing for the past month here in Sonoma County due to the COVID-19 virus.. While we do have a farm exemption which allows us to keep working in the vineyards, we are not leaving the house and traveling into town unless it is absolutely necessary. Thankfully, we have plenty to keep us busy. Out in the vineyards, we're discing between each row of vines to incorporate the cover crop into the soil. Cover crops add vital nutrients [...]

By |2020-04-21T05:55:27+00:00April 15th, 2020|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

Make Your Valentine A Special Treat – Chocolate Red Wine Torte!

A Great Bottle of Estate 1856 Petit Verdot! There are so many ways to make wonderful memories for a Valentine's celebration. Yes, we have the proverbial box of chocolates and red roses but how about trying something new, something made with your own two hands that will show your love for your partner, family and/or friends. Everyone needs a little love on Valentines, right? Chocolate and red wine are a magical combination. Use a wine that has cherry, blackberry and/or chocolate overtones, such as our 2016 Petit Verdot. Chocolate and Red Wine Torte Ingredients 1 cup unsalted organic [...]

By |2020-02-11T06:50:14+00:00February 11th, 2020|Front Page|0 Comments

Estate 1856 Wins Double Gold At The 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bring Your Valentine To The 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition! We are delighted to announce that our 2015 Estate 1856 Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Reserve received a DOUBLE GOLD medal at this years SF Chronicle Wine Competition. The largest competition in North America, there were 65 judges evaluating 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries. You are are invited to enjoy all of the award-winning wines at the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on February 15, 2020 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Please stop by our booth and say Hi! Don't [...]

By |2020-02-11T05:54:11+00:00February 11th, 2020|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments