Most Recent California Cool: Touring the Terroir
Wine lovers agree – Sonoma and Monterey produce superstar Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. In this post, we’ll explore each region in more depth to understand nuances that tease the unique flavor and textural profiles out of our wines.
Labor Day has a different focus for our winemaker
While most of us are looking forward to a relaxing three-day weekend, for La Crema Winemaker Elizabeth Grant-Douglas, this weekend will be filled with last-minute preparation for the 2013 wine...
Our commitment to sustainability
At La Crema Winery, we realize great wine doesn’t have to come at the expense of the environment. Here are a few of the efforts we are making every day...
Take a Tour of the New La Crema Tasting Room
Haven’t had a chance to experience the lush, sophisticated new Tasting Lounge in downtown Healdsburg? We have the next-best thing. A virtual tour of La Crema using the power of...
Stir it up
A common misconception is that once harvest is over and the wine is fermented and put into barrels, the work essentially ends until it is time to bottle. While our...
Why we prune: Balance is everything
La Crema Winemaker, Elizabeth Grant-Douglas was out in the vineyards this week as our vineyard managers begin pruning the vines. Here she explains the benefits (and challenges) of this wintertime...
Harvest’s Last Hurrah
La Crema Winemaker, Elizabeth Grant-Douglas explains the centuries-old method used to produce our Late Harvest Gewürztraminer. It is a process that requires the help of an odd ally: Fungus.
Celebrate the New La Crema Tasting Room
Elegant, lush, earthy and sophisticated are just a few of the adjectives that come to mind when describing the newly expanded La Crema tasting room, located just off the square...
Ask Elizabeth: What is Must? Why cold soak grapes?
This month, our winemaker describes why we cold soak our Pinot Noir grapes and why Must is a must for making great wine.
How did all this flavor get in my wine?
As wine lovers we’re always on the lookout for identifying the complex flavor profiles, aromas and textures in our favorite wines. But how do winemakers get this wide range of characteristics from grapes alone?
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