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The Basics of Harvest Season

Grape crush season begins when the grapes start to turn color in mid to late summer. The actual picking of grapes happens between August and November in the Northern Hemisphere. This is an important time of the year for winegrowers that depend on wine production, such as those in Napa Valley. Whether you plan on visiting Napa during grape crush season or not, understanding the basics of harvest season is good for everyone to know! The Veraison Stage Grape ripening begins with the growth period...

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Welcome to Harvest Season!

Harvest time is one of the busiest seasons in Napa Valley. This is true for just about everything: wineries, restaurants, hotels and shopping. The excitement of harvest season brings in a lot of tourism, which means there is plenty to do in the community and even more people to meet. Let’s take a look at why harvest season is a great time to visit Wine Country! When is Harvest Season? The exact dates of harvest season vary with the weather conditions, but it generally starts between the end of...

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Celebrate Grape Mashing Fun at Harvest Stomp 2011

Don’t miss true Napa excitement during the 2011 Harvest Stomp! On Saturday, August 27, the fun kicks off at 5 pm with a mouth-watering reception and live entertainment from Snap Jackson & the Knock On Wood Players and Bing Bang Beat.  Leave your cares by the door as you sip some of the world’s finest wines, enjoy live honkey-tonk and rock-n-roll and sample local Napa Valley cuisine. Local eateries include Hog Island Oyster Company, Compadres Rio Grille, Visconte Catering, Busters Southern...

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