A year-end wine country lifestyle photo journey

A year-end wine country lifestyle photo journey

In case you missed this post, it is a fun review of the holiday season in Sonoma Valley and the Sonocaia winery. Give yourself 10 minutes to catch up with wine country. Warmly, Ken Wornick Join us for a year-end wine country photo journey in our final Sonocaia blog...

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Sonocaia grand opening was a wonderful success

Sonocaia grand opening was a wonderful success

Three days of launch parties With thanks to you, our loyal band of blog post readers, customers and fans, the 3-day launch of the Sonocaia winery sold out quickly. And went off without a hitch. See photos below for a glance at the various events. More carefully...

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Grand Opening of Sonocaia Estate – Sold Out

Grand Opening of Sonocaia Estate – Sold Out

All three days sold out! Please keep an eye on this blog post channel for future Sonocaia events All of us at Sonocaia thank you, our long-time winery customers and blog post readers, for the support of this passion project. We'll see you in November for the grand...

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Grand Opening Invitation to Sonocaia!

Grand Opening Invitation to Sonocaia!

Join us for the grand opening of Sonocaia winery, a Sonoma-based estate project meticulously growing Sagrantino, a delicious and intensely fascinating red variety from Monte Falco, Umbria, Italy

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Italian wine tasting in Sonoma – Barolos

Italian wine tasting in Sonoma – Barolos

Barolos, considered 'The King" of Italian wines: Once again, at the invitation of Don Sebastiani, Sr., fellow Sonoma winemakers and somms gathered for a studious tasting. This time at the Swiss Hotel private dining room on the Plaza in downtown Sonoma. (Note: their...

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Sonoma after the grape harvest

Sonoma after the grape harvest

What happens in Sonoma when the harvest is done? The very last tank of grapes has finished fermenting. The tank is drained of wine and placed in barrels (that liquid is called the "free run"). Then the remaining fermented grapes in the tank are moved into the press...

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50 images of the Sonoma Valley Grape Harvest 2022

50 images of the Sonoma Valley Grape Harvest 2022

Growing and harvesting the fruit is half the battle. Next up is the winemaking. Every load of fruit is very carefully weighed, by law, so that each grower’s property can be carefully tracked all the way into bottle; every drop.

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Summer in Sonoma  – Farming, Summerfest, and Rodeo

Summer in Sonoma – Farming, Summerfest, and Rodeo

After religiously posting every month for several years, it's been nearly five months since I last posted. Below are some brief stories about farming, the Sonoma Int'l Film Festival Summerfest, and a local Rodeo. In the next few Sundays, we'll look at Sagrantino...

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Rain in Sonoma, finally…

Rain in Sonoma, finally…

Give thanks for the rain in your life which waters the flowers of your soul. Join us as we tour our way around Sonoma County and celebrate the arrival, finally, of the long awaited rains. And at the bottom of this post, tell us your stories of how you've enjoyed the...

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