Perhaps you have wondered how certain wine labels and names were conceived. While label designs can be artistic and ornate or straightforward and simple, the wine names may represent an event, place, or even an animal. By contrast, some labels are quite simple, only combining the winery name and the varietal with minimal graphics. Continue »
Early spring can be a particularly delicate period for vines as they wake up from their winter dormancy. In the Sierra Foothills, it marks a time of anxious anticipation. Like magic, you’ll see entire vineyards transform from a dreary brown into a vibrant green as the grape-growing cycle begins. Continue »
Names of many wine grape varieties evolve from the French language, where they have been cultivated for centuries. While English speakers are likely to associate the word “Sauvignon” with the red wine varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc is actually a parent of that very popular wine. Continue »
As associates of one of the most well-respected Amador County wineries, the Scott Harvey Team continually impresses our clients with their skill and commitment, always seeking ways to improve product quality and enhance the customer experience. Continue »
It's official - the 2021 Jana American Riesling will be released this Mother’s Day, May 8th. This crisp and refreshing wine is perfect for any occasion, whether enjoying a summer picnic or cheering on your favorite team Continue »
We live in amazing times. Here in Northern California, we are blessed with an abundance of good food and good wine. Amador County wineries and the wine region also boast orchards, farms, and ranches that produce world class fruit, vegetables and meats. Continue »
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