Biale Buzz

2021: The Year Ahead At Robert Biale VIneyards

Congratulations! You made it through 2020, a trying year to say the least. We are thankful for all our Black Chicken Society members and friends, who have made this year bearable, and dare we say fun! If 2020 taught us anything, regardless of the closures

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PSA: VERAISON HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN IN NAPA VALLEY!

Veraison, the French word meaning “moment of truth”, happens when grapes develop from green to gold or blackish purple color. This time during the growing season represents the transition from berry growth to berry ripening. The clusters that mature & are in balance “cross the

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BIALE’S HISTORIC BACKYARD GEMS!

Small vineyards can produce powerful statements of wine! As we spend a little extra time in our backyards these days, we wanted to highlight some of the historic “backyard” vineyards that Biale cherishes. These mini-vineyards could be categorized as the historic, hidden gems of Biale

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JULY IS NATIONAL GRILLING MONTH!

Grilling and Zinfandel—why does this magical pairing always make our mouths’ water? “Grilled foods work so well with Zinfandel because Zinfandel is a variety that does not overpower food but rather compliments it. Zinfandel has thin skins and therefore does not have a lot of

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