First grapes picked in Napa Valley 2022 harvest

The Napa Valley 2022 harvest got underway in early August for some sparkling and white wine styles. ‘We had our earliest harvest ever, and started picking sauvignon Blanc on Monday 1 August,’ said Stephanie Honig, of Honig Vineyard and Winery. ‘The fruit came from our grower partner Gordon Family Ranch, which is located in the southeast area of the Napa Valley appellation,’ said Honig, who is export director at the family-owned winery. Harvest typically begins with older blocks of vines that are relatively low yielding, she told Decanter. The first grapes are intended for Honig’s Classic sauvignon Blanc label. More generally, she said [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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