Category: On The Vine: Lyle W. Norton

Fine wine from The Grade

In his 1883 memoir “The Silverado Squatters,” Robert Louis Stevenson describes traveling through north Napa Valley. Commenting on Mount Saint…

6 days ago

Uncovering Acorn Wines

My first impression of Acorn Wines came from their motto: “Estate-grown, Sustainably Farmed, Field-blended.” With a little investigation, one finds…

2 weeks ago

Past, present and future at Rombauer Vineyards

Beginning with the vintage 1980 Stag’s Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon and later a 1982 Napa Valley Chardonnay, Rombauer Vineyards has…

3 weeks ago

Purple Heart wines salute military veterans

Memorial Day is when we honor and remember veterans, especially those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country.…

4 weeks ago

BACA crafts lush, luxurious zinfandel

We entered Hall Wines in Saint Helena on a gorgeous May evening, looking forward to a walk through the sculpture…

1 month ago

Good news for Ernest Vineyards

While partners in the development of Grand Cru Custom Crush in Windsor, Calif., Erin Brooks and Todd Gottula are also…

1 month ago

Swartland Wines

South African wines have garnered recognition worldwide for decades, mostly produced in the designated Coastal Region near Capetown. While most…

2 months ago

Grand Cru in Windsor

At its core, Grand Cru Custom Crush is a great idea, one that reflects modern-day business and lifestyle trends. Founded…

2 months ago