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Do you have a bucket list? If seeing the annual grape harvest in wine country is not on the list, add it now!

Harvest Season goes for a few months. After all, not all types of grapes are harvested at the same time. Depending on the type of wine being created, some grapes are harvested early in the season, while others wait until the very end.

If you have a favorite type of wine, come to Napa Valley during its harvest. Here is an overview of when grapes are harvested
during the season:

  • Sparkling Wine – Sparkling wine grapes are the ones to kick off the season. These are harvested using grapes that also go
    into Chardonnay and Pinot Noir but picked at their ripest early on so that theycan transform into some of those famed bubblies.
  • Sauvignon Blanc and the Family of Aromatic Whites – The aromatic white wine grapes are next to be picked, because these mature faster and already have their tropical flavors from the sun soaked in.
  • Chardonnay – Chardonnay grapes come at the sa

Do you have a bucket list? If seeing the annual grape harvest in wine country is not on the list, add it now!

Harvest Season goes for a few months. After all, not all types of grapes are harvested at the same time. Depending on the type of wine being created, some grapes are harvested early in the season, while others wait until the very end.

If you have a favorite type of wine, come to Napa Valley during its harvest. Here is an overview of when grapes are harvested
during the season:

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With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday menu. If you plan on hosting the feast, you’ll need to decide which types of wines pair well with your menu. If you plan on attending as a guest, bringing a bottle of wine is a nice gesture. The typical Thanksgiving menu is elaborate, so how do you choose which types of wine you should bring? Here is a rundown of the various wine selections that are available for the fall holiday.

The Whites

Chardonnay is one of the most popular picks for white wines, but the oakiness and intensity of the flavors generally do not pair well with Thanksgiving foods. Instead, stick to white wines that are refreshing and fruity. Two good examples: Riesling with a spicy, fruity flavor or Sauvignon Blanc that is light and crisp. They won’t be overpowering and will complement the heavier foods nicely.

The Reds

Red wines are perfectly acceptable for a Thanksgiving feast even though some tend to be on the heavier side. Cab

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday menu. If you plan on hosting the feast, you’ll need to decide which types of wines pair well with your menu. If you plan on attending as a guest, bringing a bottle of wine is a nice gesture. The typical Thanksgiving menu is elaborate, so how do you choose which types of wine you should bring? Here is a rundown of the various wine selections that are available for the fall holiday.

The Whites

Chardonnay is one

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