Lake County in the News

Collected articles about Lake County wines and growers.

Discover California’s Overlooked Cabernet Sauvignon

While offerings from Napa continue to take top billing, other regions of the state are producing distinct, expressive bottles worth exploring. Photo by Meg Baggott Central Coast’s Central Players The long history of Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is not all glorious. Many of the region’s early Cabs were quite green. But better attention to microclimates […]

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Perfectly Paired with Rosey Cooks

In celebration of International Sauvignon Blanc day on May 3rd, Rosey Cooks has provided a recipe that will pair nicely with your favorite Lake County Sauvignon Blanc. Grilled Greek Chicken with Mint Feta Sauce           Recipe 1 lemon, zested and juiced 3 sprigs fresh oregano 3 sprigs fresh dill 3 sprigs […]

Dancing Poly's Dolmades

Perfectly Paired with Dancing Poly

In celebration of International Sauvignon Blanc day on May 3rd, Dancing Poly Farm & Food  has provided a recipe that will pair nicely with your favorite Lake County Sauvignon Blanc. Greek Dolmades If possible, pick your own grape leaves and blanch until tender. Attributes of a good dolmades grape leaf: Small Young Not exposed to […]

Wine Country Table Recipe

Wine Country Table-Little Gem Lettuces with Olive Oil-Poached Tuna

WINE COUNTRY TABLE: With Recipes that Celebrate California’s Sustainable Harvest By Janet Fletcher Photographs by Robert Holmes and Sara Remington In collaboration with Wine Institute Little Gem Lettuces with Olive Oil-Poached Tuna This dish requires a lot of olive oil for poaching, but you won’t waste a drop. Use some of the flavorful poaching oil […]

Wine Country Table

Where Sauvignon Blanc Shines

WINE COUNTRY TABLE: With Recipes that Celebrate California’s Sustainable Harvest By Janet Fletcher Photographs by Robert Holmes and Sara Remington In collaboration with Wine Institute Where Sauvignon Blanc Shines Lake County’s reputation as a source for well-priced Sauvignon Blanc continues to climb as growers home in on the best sites for this variety. The grape […]

International Sauvignon Blanc Day May 3, 2019

International Sauvignon Blanc Day is May 3, 2019, and Lake County has plenty to celebrate. Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most widely planted varietals in the region and recognition for this grape continues to grow. Janet Fletcher, in collaboration with Wine Institute, recently published Wine Country Table. The book highlights several wineries (including Lake […]

Wine Enthusiast Volcanic California, Lake County, Calif., Photo credit Michael Housewright

The Producers Behind California’s Volcanic Wines

Members of the highest-rated wineries in Northern California talk about how they tame Lake County’s extreme soils to produce exceptional wines. By Jim Gordon. Originally published on the Wine Enthusiast website and ©Wine Enthusiast Magazine. View a PDF version. Photo: Michael Housewright On the heels of numerous destructive wildfires in recent years, it’s understandable that […]

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Post-Harvest Grape Grower Tailgate 9:00 am
Post-Harvest Grape Grower Tailgate @ Sauvignon Blanc vineyards in Big Valley
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Topics include: • Vine Hardening and Fall Freeze Preparation  • Impact of Fall Freezes on Sauvignon Blanc in Big Valley • Grapevine Trunk Diseases: Effective Control Practices • Esca in the Sauvignon Blanc Vineyard •[...]
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