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2017 Record Harvest at Gianni Buonomo

2017 Record Harvest at Gianni Buonomo

Gianni Buonomo Vintners has just wrapped-up the biggest vintage ever at their new Ocean Beach winery. Just over 26 tons of grapes were fermented, pressed and put into barrels over a period of eight weeks. A couple of new varietals made it into the Gianni California line-up. Grenache from Amador County CA  and Petite Sirah from El Dorado County CA…

October 2017 Wine Club Allocations

October 2017 Wine Club Allocations

Fedora Club and Gold Band Club The Wine Club allocations will be put together starting the week of October 16, 2017. Please come to the winery to pick-up your wine on Thursday, October 26 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We’ll have some lovely wines for you to try and some delicious snacks prepared by Chef Francesco from Cucina Migrante.…

Where is the 2017 Harvest?

Where is the 2017 Harvest?

Where is the 2017 Harvest? What happened? Most of the four tons of the organically grown, premier El Dorado County Petite Sirah earmarked for Gianni Buonomo Vintners was desiccated on the vine. During the five consecutive days of temperatures over 100 around Labor Day, the grapes just could not keep-up with the heat. They turned to raisins. “It’s been a…

Washington Grapes Developing Beautifully

Washington Grapes Developing Beautifully

A visit this week to the Yakima Valley to check-out the 2017 vintage discovered one very important thing; its going to be a great vintage. After a cooler spring than had been experienced in the previous 5 years, vineyard temperatures are now reaching 100 degrees. “When the temps get into the high-90s the vines basically shut-down,” explained vineyard manager Patrick…

San Diego Urban Winery in California Spotlight

San Diego Urban Winery in California Spotlight

Interview with Ocean Beach Winemaker San Diego CA – June 29, 2017 – As San Diego’s wine scene begins to emerge, wine tasting at the Ocean Beach Winery Gianni Buonomo Vintners is being heralded not only for the rare and exotic varietals they produce, but for the superior quality each of the wines exhibit. They are truly wines of exceptional…