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2014 Harvest of our Prelude Vineyard’s maiden vintage.

Prelude Vineyard Leading into the 2014 growing season extreme cold winter was a first sign of uncertainty ahead.  Our vines of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot were just 3 years old yearning for their very first harvest.   Light rainfalls...

Wine Laws and Regulations of Italy

Italian wine appellation system (DOC) is modeled closely after the French’s AOC and very similar to the Spanish’s DO.  Like many European wine regions, Italian wine laws focuses on the area/region where the grapes are grown with the...

Wines of Tuscany, Italy

Grape vine has been cultivated in Tuscany for more than 3000 years.  With centuries of history and tradition combined with modern influences, Tuscany has always been and likely will be the powerhouse of Italian wine.  Three of Italian...