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How the Best Napa Vineyards Work

August 25, 2016 4:23 am Published by

Napa vineyards and how they work The best vineyards Napa match the grape to the terroir. In the coolest parts of the valley, winemakers grow Pinot Noir and Merlot grapes. The hardy Cabernet Sauvignon grapes can grow anywhere in the valley, but yield better wines in some areas than in others. The best vineyards Napa use pruning to hold the canopy at an even height, allowing for plenty of photosynthesis without letting the vine invest too much nourishment in growing the central stock. They thin the crop at the beginning of veraison, sacrificing a few of the grapes to make... View Article