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In Memory of Amigo Bob Cantisano

The Biale winery has the privilege of working with heritage vineyards, but we have also had the privilege of working with legendary people who contribute to making the vineyards sustainable and healthy. Amigo Bob Cantisano was one of the legends that Bob Biale appreciated working

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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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WHAT’S HAPPENIN’ IN THE VINEYARDS?

Spring is in the air and Napa Valley is filled with the most gorgeous greenery. The 2020 harvest season is in sight. In the past few months we have seen bud break, cluster development, and now bloom. We want to keep you all updated on

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GRECO DI TUFO HAS LANDED IN NAPA VALLEY!

History of Greco: The first ever record of Greco dates back to 1st Century B.C. in Pompeii. A fresco (aka historic art mural) was found with the quote: “You are truly cold, Bytis, made of ice, if last night not even Greco wine could warm you

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TAKING A DEEPER DIVE WITH WINEMAKER, TRES GOETTING

Tasting with the Winemaker, Tres Goetting Robert Biale Vineyards’ winemaker is Trester “Tres” Goetting, a Napa native who in his career, has made exceptional wines from numerous grape varieties all around Napa and Sonoma Valleys. He has been creating wines from the mountains to the

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CATCHING UP WITH WINEMAKER, TRES GOETTING

Tasting with Tres. Occasionally in the Biale Bulletin we explore the world of winemaking from the personal viewpoint of Napa native Biale Winemaker, Trester “Tres” Goetting. Tres has a wealth of experience having worked with vineyards and made acclaimed wines from across Napa, Sonoma, and

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