It's time to dust off your carboys and get that spring fermentation started! We have a selection of pails and drums on sale. These are the end of the lot which means we are down to 1 - 3 pails/drums of the following items: California Pails '15 Plum Ridge Cabernet Franc $130 Reg. $160 '13 Plum Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon$130 Reg. $160 '17 Plum Ridge Malbec$160 Reg. $192 '16 Columbia Gorge Syrah $150 Reg. $183 '17 White Salmon Vineyard Chardonnay [Read More]
Red Blend Sale
Where and how the grapes are grown is the basis for your wine. The wine starts in the vineyard. Brehm Vineyards has chosen a very cool location for Sangiovese in the Carneros region of the Sonoma Valley. It grows next to San Pablo Bay, across Arnold Drive from the Gloria Ferrer Vineyard. Sangiovese is low in anthocyanins and tannin. The phenolic development becomes less intense with more heat and sun. Cooler climate vineyards that are sufficiently warm enough to reach full ripeness, [Read More]
Recipes and Stats for the 2017 Vintage
We Survived the 2017 Vintage. The most difficult vintage Peter has witnessed in 46 years. The grapes that persevered are excellent. The intense heat impacted the Carneros Chardonnay and stimulated the Sangiovese to greatness. The end of the harvest brought on beautiful grapes. A bit long on the vines with advanced sugars, but no noticeable raisins. These grapes are hearty survivors and ready to give up their lush, flavor and ripe anthocyanins. Shorter, cooler fermentations will best express [Read More]
We have concluded our 2017 harvest!
We are in processes of finalizing orders and will be begin transferring grapes to our California and Chicago freezers. We will contact you to schedule your shipment or pick-up. [Read More]
Grapes Harvested in 2017
Harvested Grapes: Frozen pails and or drums available for purchase unless listed as sold out. Charlie Smith Cabernet Sauvignon was harvest on Oct. 23rd Plum Ridge Merlot (sold out) was harvested Plum Ridge Cabernet Franc was harvested Plum Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested Caldwell Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon - harvested on Oct. 17th Columbia Gorge Syrah Rose was harvested Plum Ridge Petite Sirah was harvested Plum Ridge Zinfandel (sold out) Carneros [Read More]
Want to Help Those Impacted by the California Fires?
There are over 34,000 people still evacuated and estimated 5,700 structured destroyed in the North Bay Fires at the time of this post. There are several individuals and organizations working to help those in need. Here are a few options for donating if you wish to do so. Redwood Credit Union Community Fund When you donate, you can choose to support any of the four counties affected: Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, or Lake. You may also designate "all" and your funds will be equally distributed among [Read More]