Archive for the Tag 'Mounts Family Wines'

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Mounts Family Winery ~ Growing world class wine grapes in the heart of Dry Creek Valley

In keeping with Wine Blog’s dedication to oral journals from winemakers, this is the second part of a four part series with David Mounts. My reason for breaking up these videos is because I’m acutely aware that no one has the time to sit through a 30 to 40 minute video during the day. That […]

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10th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium Hosted by Concannon Vineyard Continues the Success

The 10th Annual Petite Sirah Symposium hosted by Concannon Vineyard continues the success of the best minds converging, once again, to discuss this eclectic variety. Jim Concannon (third generation vintner) and John Concannon (fourth generation vintner) welcomed guests on Tuesday, July 31. John Concannon, the day’s Emcee, led the proceedings with his state of the grape […]

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Quarterly Review of Wines ~ RIP

Another important glossy wine magazine is biting the dust. Sayonara, Quarterly Review of Wines. Thanks for all of your help over the years. You’re going to be sorely missed! I was so saddened when The Wine News, for which I had written Cat O’Wine Tales in the 1990s, closed its doors. Publishers Tom and Elizabeth […]

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Old World Winemaking ~ Take a Tour with David Mounts on his micro crushpad

[Today is the second of five days to register for holiday gifts from Wine-blog. Simply leave your name in the comments for a chance to win. Rules.] Mounts Family Winery is one of those micro wineries in Dry Creek Valley, borne from third generation wine grape grower David Mounts. Both his father (Richard Mounts) and […]

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David Mounts talks about how to grow world class wine grapes in the heart of Dry Creek Valley,

In keeping with Wine Blog’s dedication to oral journals from winemakers, this is the second part of a four part series with David Mounts. My reason for breaking up these videos is because I’m acutely aware that no one has the time to sit through a 30 to 40 minute video during the day. That […]

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Canopy management, shoot position, cluster separation, by David Mounts

In keeping with Wine Blog’s dedication to oral presentations by winemakers, this video is very informative with answers from David Mounts of Mounts Family Vineyards. Coming from his family vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, owned by his father Richard Mounts, David had the advantage of going to UC Davis. This was to not only learn […]

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What’s Dark & Delicious?

This is a great question that I was just asked by two of the members of PS I Love You, right after I sent out the registration form for our February 17, 2012 event, to be held at Rock Wall Wine Company in Alameda. First, I’m going to let Steve Heimoff’s words explain it to […]