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Wine Club Membership Rewards

April 21, 2017 7:46 pm Published by

As a very special benefit of your Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyard’s Wine Club membership, we are happy to announce that we have secured a special partnership with River Terrace Inn for your next stay in Napa.  Contact Jeremy to receive your special rate code before contacting River Terrace Inn.  By phone at (707) 963–8600 or email to jeremy@connvalleyvineyards.com To reserve your stay you may dial directly to 866-NAPA FUN and mention your membership to receive 15% off their best available rates!   Related Posts: Membership in a Wine Club The Fun of Joining a Wine Club Frequently Asked Questions about... View Article

Winning at Wine Tasting

October 26, 2016 10:03 am Published by

Wine clubs and competitive wine tasting Not everyone realizes that wine tasting is actually a competitive sport. This year, the world was surprised when a Chinese team achieved a perfect score, identifying twelve French wines by taste alone. The team described wine tasting as “fifty percent knowledge and fifty percent luck.” If you’d like to become an expert in the art of wine tasting, one way is to join a wine club and go to wine tastings. Learn to recognize the different notes in the aromas of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and how they differ from other wines.... View Article

The Cab is Hardy, but High-Quality

October 25, 2016 9:41 am Published by

A quality grape that grows anywhere Cabernet Sauvignon, a crossbreed of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon blanc grapes, is one of the world’s most successful varieties of wine grape. Cab grapes are small and thick-skinned, which means the tannins and other flavors that come from grapeskin are found abundantly in this wine. They also help give the grape its famous resiliency and adaptability, which is the great secret of Cab success worldwide — they’re as hardy as Mission grapes and produce a much higher quality of wine. No matter what the climate or soil, Cab grapes can be relied on for... View Article

Napa Wineries Worth a Tour

October 19, 2016 11:32 am Published by

Touring best Napa wineries The first step in planning a trip to Napa Valley is to find a place in the area where you can stay. There are lots of little bed-and-breakfasts in Napa Valley, most of which started out as vintage homes. At most of the nearest airports, you can rent a car for transportation. The San Francisco and Oakland airports also have shuttle bus service. Then it’s time to plan the wine tastings and the visits to best Napa wineries. There are many vacation packages that will let you tour the Napa wineries alone, as a couple or... View Article

Going on Cave Tours in Napa Valley

October 18, 2016 11:19 am Published by

Look for a wine club that offers cave tours If you’re trying to decide which wine club to join, pick one that offers a cave tour. Caves are the perfect places to store and age barrels of wine. Well out of the sun, they maintain an even temperature year round, which is nice and low but not freezing. As air from the outside enters the cave and cools, its relative humidity increases. This reduces the loss of wine through evaporation that would otherwise happen when storing a non-airtight barrel for years at a time. The humidity of a wine cave... View Article