Beckman Vineyards Earns Biodynamic and Organic Certifications

Beckmen Vineyards is proud to announce that it has achieved both biodynamic and organic certifications for its Purisima Mountain Vineyard located in Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley. The culmination of a rigorous certification process through Demeter USA and Stellar Certification Services, these certifications reflect a strict commitment to both organic and biodynamic practices at… Continue reading Beckman Vineyards Earns Biodynamic and Organic Certifications

Pioneering American Wine

This volume collects the most important writings on viticulture by Nicholas Herbemont (1771-1839), who is widely considered the finest practicing winemaker of the early United States. Included are his two major treatises on viticulture, thirty-one other published pieces on vine growing and wine making, and essays that outline his agrarian philosophy

EHLERS ESTATE NAMES KEVIN MORRISEY WINEMAKER AND GENERAL MANAGER

Ehlers Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Morrisey to the position of winemaker and general manager. Morrisey comes to Ehlers Estate from the acclaimed Stags’ Leap Winery where he was the winemaker and general manager since the spring of 2005. A graduate of the Master’s program in Enology at the University of… Continue reading EHLERS ESTATE NAMES KEVIN MORRISEY WINEMAKER AND GENERAL MANAGER

Ehlers Estate Earns Organic Certification

As of September 1, 2008, Ehlers Estate has earned organic certification from the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) for its historic 43.8-acre Napa Valley estate vineyard. This certification is the culmination of a process that began with Ehlers Estate’s adoption of organic practices in 2004 and biodynamic practices in 2005. “Earning our CCOF organic certification… Continue reading Ehlers Estate Earns Organic Certification

Benziger Appoints New Directors

Leaders in certified Biodynamic®, organic and sustainable winegrowing, Benziger Family Winery believes biodiversity plays a key role in wine quality. They are currently expanding their Sonoma Mountain estate insectaries to include working fruit and vegetable gardens. They also tend a growing herd of estate sheep and cows. Organic landscape designer Colby Eierman, who recently joined… Continue reading Benziger Appoints New Directors