Wine grapes across California are experiencing veraison – the onset of ripening where the grapes change colors and soften. This phase in the growing cycle signifies that harvest is typically six to eight months away.
All great wine must start with perfectly balanced grapes, and California wine-grape growers produce
some of the best in the world. From vineyard to bottle, see how our growers influence the wines you enjoy.
Our growers take extra steps to take care of the land, resources and people that make California’s vineyards
some of the finest in the world. Meet some of the faces behind the vineyards and take a look at our responsible
Do you know the difference between a syrah and a petite sirah? How about cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc? Get
to know the grapes that have helped shape one of the most popular wine regions in the world.