A harvest in July is a first for us! These Sauvignon Blanc grapes from Berquist Vineyard in Calistoga went to Judd’s Hill in Napa for processing. It looks like the crops will be all over the board this year, some good quality, some not so good, but most likely an early harvest – unless cool […]
Mustard Grass photo taken by Paul Saviez The famed Mustard Grass can be seen throughout Napa Valley vineyards at this time of year. This is also when Saviez Vineyard Management is busy providing vineyard services to vineyard owners in Napa & Sonoma Counties.
This is a new vineyard block we started a few weeks ago, in Napa Valley, for this year’s planting. This is just showing a small hillside vineyard that we are putting in and about halfway through the process.
There are several ways to get rid of the brush prunings from the vineyard. The main process is chopping with a mechanical shredder to incorporate the brush back into the ground. The other is by hand to keep the vineyard as sterile as possible. Both methods of vineyard brush removal have a positive and a […]
Learn about the advantages of grape thinning in this video by Saviez Vineyard Management. Thinning grape clusters reduces crowding. Grape thinning is often combined with Leafing and Tucking by Saviez Vineyard Management in order to produce quality wines from the Napa and Sonoma County regions you have come to know and enjoy!
Saviez Vineyard management showing the results of leafing and tucking in different vineyards. Showing what is conducive to quality grapes.
A few of the vineyards we manage for clients throughout Napa and Sonoma counties.