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Cellar Activity and Harvest Preparation

Just a quick update from the cellar, friends: We clomid dosage for men have been finishing up on some new blends for upcoming bottlings in the winery. From this point forward, though, our focus will be on the ripening vineyards and the 2012 Harvest which is starting this week. Sauvignon Blanc is the first variety [...]

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Attack of the (Secret) Clone

The Secret Clone Cabernet Sauvignon was discovered on the Pope Valley property that has been a key grape source since 1993. This clone was planted by the then owner Carl Sciambra around 1996. He was given the budwood from another Winery and vineyard owner. Initially, they called it the “Parma” clone, but when we purchased [...]

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Essential Cabernet Franc

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Memories of Cosentino Holidays Past

<strong>Christmas with Cosentino</strong> Over the years, I have been blessed with countless great Christmas celebrations.  When we were kids in Modesto, CA, it was always my parents, my brother and sister, and my maternal gran buy literature essay dparents that got together to celebrate Christmas Eve. We’d enjoy dinner and presents (lots of presents!) then [...]

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Harvest Wrap-Up from Mitch

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Mitch Announces Winner of First CigarZin Recipe Challenge

Throughout California Wine Month, which indian pharmacy was September, we accepted recipes from fans through our Facebook Page of what they felt were the perfect pairings with <a href="http://www.cosentinowi buy propecia online without prescription nery.com/2008-cosentino-winery-cigarzin?affiliate_id=506&utm_source=Blog&utm_medium=SocialMedia&utm_campaign=CigarZinRecipe”>Cosentino CigarZin. From all of the submissions, we narrowed it down to a final 3 and then Mitch chose the winner. [...]

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Mother Nature and Merlot

Rain has interrupted our harvest plans this week, which always provides a huge challenge to winegrowers and winemakers alike. However, we were lucky enough to pick our Oak Knoll Chardonnay two weeks ago and it is looking excellent with spectacular generic cialis balance and yielded more grapes than we expected! Remarkable. While looking through the [...]

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100 Year Old Lodi Zinfandel Almost Ready to Harvest

We are right in the middle of Zinfandel harvest.  Last week we crushed the first of the Lodi Zinfandel lots.  The fruit was excellent, nicely balanced and full of flavor.  The fermentation is already underway.  Yesterday I walked the entire 17 acres of one of my favorite Zin vineyards.  It is in the Lockeford area of [...]

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2011 Harvest Finally Starts at Cosentino

Yesterday, Thursday, September 15th, the 2011 harvest finally began for Cosentino Winery, almost three weeks later than usual.  The fruit coming in was Sauvignon Blanc from Pope Valley ultimately destined for The Novelist, the White Meritage that I have been making since 1982.  Of course, that was many years before the term Meritage even existed! [...]

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A Passion For Cosentino Wine

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