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Anniversary Dinner Tickets Available

Starting with 25th anniversary of AVA in 2007 Back in 2007 the idea of staging an appellation wide winemaker dinner was conceived as a great way to honor the 25th anniversary of the Suisun Valley AVA. It was a huge success leading to the decision to make this an annual event of merit. Tickets are now available for sale for the 2009 event at member Suisun Valley tasting rooms;...

Thanksgiving indulgence

Every year we seem to line up in the starting gate and explode en mass onto the American highways and air terminals in persuit of a family tradition based around a meal together. At the end we are stuffed, worn out, often sleeping at the relatives and understanding the tasks ahead; the rest of the Holiday season still is ahead. Taking time to get out and reconnect with the natural...

First Olive Oil Press

Recently completed press and tasting room opens Suisun Valley has gained an olive oil processor and tasting room, recently opening and receiving it’s first fruit. Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company has been started by Ann and Mark Sievers. Suisun Valley saw the first commercial planting of olive trees for oil just this decade with several major blocks planted. The interest in...

Ready for the Holidays

Now that the last grapes are picked and fermentation tanks are being drained to barrel we can set sights to the Holiday events of 2009. Everyone has their own set of traditions over this period, but a good bottle of Suisun Valley wine can bring a special cheer in each case. This year there is ample opportunity to make a quick visit to Suisun Valley tasting rooms to sample and make...

Fall turns quiet

The 09 harvest is really done when full fall colors come into view. It has been a long growing season stretching back to late March when first buds broke. Now with grapes into the winery and most pressed the quiet time of year has once again returned. Cold nights have arrived and the days are barely long enough to warm things up. Wine qualities are looking very good as wines are...

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