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Keenan Winery and Vineyards Makes Delicious Wine Farming Wine Grapes Sustainably

Keenan Winery and Vineyards is recognized as a pioneering vineyard of the Spring Mountain District; Peter Conradi planted vineyards there in the late 19th century; in 1974, Robert Keenan, Michael Keenan’s father, purchased 180 forested acres, including the original 100-acre site of the old Conradi vineyard. Robert re-planted with rows of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and ...

The Journey of the Chardonnay Grape from Old World to California

The Journey of the Chardonnay Grape from Old World to California
California Chardonnay has gone through a transformation over the years. It was the Judgement of Paris in 1976 that put it on the map as a serious wine that could rival Burgundy producers who’d been making wine for centuries. But during the 1990’s, a lot of experimentation in the California wine market took place. The ...

Keenan Vineyards and Winery Napa Valley California

Keenan Vineyards and Winery Napa Valley California
February seasonal temperatures in Napa Valley can be remarkably cool and wet, especially in the Spring Mountain District, high above the town of St. Helena. The mountainside vineyard elevations are anywhere from 400 to 2100 feet and rainfall is usually abundant during the winter season, although much of California has experienced drought conditions the past ...
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