Archive for the Tag 'Suisun Valley Vintners Grapegrowers Association'

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Suisun Valley’s hope for the future, weighing in…

It’s all part of a maturation process you started with us 10 years ago. It now is causing change to escalate, as we now have a presence. Hard to be selective, when 10 years ago the presence looked more like KB Homes than an E&J Gallo Winery.

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The Earliest History of Grape Growing in Suisun Valley

[Image courtesy of Gary Mangels] Mae Fisher Purcell wrote for the Eighteenth Anniversary Edition And All County Chamber of Commerce Atlas of Solano County, Information-Section 4-1935, in a story entitled, “Claus Mangels Renowned Solano Winery and Notable Estate is Beauty Spot of Suisun Valley: When Omar Khayyam, poet-tentmaker, wrote in his immortal Rubalyat the lines… […]

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Suisun Valley’s Climate is Revealed Through a Study of Terra Spase

As I read writers stating that the climate of Suisun Valley is warmer than Napa’s, I’m reminded of the many hours I sat in on a study being conducted by Dr. Paul Skinner of Terra Spase and Vineyard Investigations, of Napa Valley. I was also there to read the final report, interpret it, write a […]

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Suisun Valley AVA Anniversary Celebrations Dec. 26-27 (Wineries) and Dec. 29 Winemaker Dinner

Weekly Holidaze Drawing: Just leave a comment on any wine-blog entry this month, to win weekly gifts this December. This is the third annual celebration of the Suisun Valley AVA, which has had great success for the past two years. This year promises to also be another wonderful weekend and dinner. Winery Events: Saturday and […]