Archive for June, 2007

First Look at Dead Fred Vineyard

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Here we are at Dead Fred on Monday June 25th. Things look pretty good here. Two clusters for most shoots, but they are a little bit on the straggly side, so not full clusters.  Some of the clusters that look like they might have flowered later under cooler conditions are less full, than the ones [...]

Old Block Sauvignon Blanc

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Now we are in the older Sauvignon Blanc block.  We were in the newer block, which is not that new since the vines are about 10 years old now.  The berries actually look larger here, even though in terms of ripening, they are usually about a week to 10 days behind the new block. These [...]

Hyde SB Shoot Thinning

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Tracy and I are out in Hyde Vineyard (at the ‘new block’) and it’s an auspicious day because they are doing some shoot thinning.  The two things you want to accomplish with shoot thinning are opening up the canopy to make the sprays for mildew on the fruit more effective. You can see on this side of [...]

Pairing Pros

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

The 2006 Selene Wines Hyde Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc was featured in NORTHBAY Biz! (May 2007) They have a cool feature every month where they have winemakers/owners pair their wine with a favorite recipe. Check out the awesome pairing that we enjoy all summer long!  

July 12, 2007. Tasting – San Diego

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Wine Vault & Bistro July 12th, 2007 at 6pm.  Join winemaker Mia Klein while she pours her Selene Wines served with Bistecca Alla Florentine. MIA KLEIN WINE FLIGHT: 3 Selene Wines + 1 Bressler Cab ~ $18 MENU SPECIAL: Bistecca Alla Florentine (Seared Ribeye Steak with Pepper Oil, Capers, Bermuda Onions & Gorgonzola) served Warm with Grilled Crostini [...]

June 20th, 2007. Winemaker Dinner.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Join Mia Klein for this winemaker dinner at Alana’s, Columbus, OH, featuring Selene Wines.  Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 at 7pm.  Reservations and details.