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The Magic Behind Asbill Valley Sauvignon Blanc
By Christian Ahlmann 11 June 2020 0

We met Sandy's wine-making skills years before we met Sandy himself.  His work at Merry Edwards appeared in a blind Sauvignon Blanc tasting at the ranch in 2010, and made a ...

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Is Lake County’s “Signature Red” Actually a Blend?
By Christian Ahlmann 4 March 2020 2

It is written nowhere that a great wine region needs a signature grape, but most great wine regions happen to have one. Napa Valley is all about Cabernet Sau ...

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All or Nothing
By Christian Ahlmann 9 November 2016 0

This is the story of a wine that doesn’t exist. Wait...what? Why?! Because the 2010 Vintage was a challenge. It was cold, which makes grapes ripen late. By mid-Oct ...

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SF Chronicle Competition Public Wine Tasting
By Else Ahlmann 13 February 2012 0

Join us!  We'll be in San Francisco on Saturday, February 18 at Fort Mason to showcase our winning wines at the SF Chronicle Wine Competition's annual Public Tasting. ...

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