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Summertime Weather in January is Causing Vintners to Sweat

The few harvests leading up to 2012 were challenging by both the farming and business perspective.  Despite the poor circumstances, we were able to produce lovely wines that are tasting nice and showing great potential after a few years of…

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Do You Actually Put Cherry Flavoring in the Wine?

When reading wine descriptions, a number of thoughts may run through your head. “How do you get blackberry and cherry flavors?”, “Do you actually put those flavorings in the wine?”, “Pfff…”, “Graphite? Is that supposed to be a good thing?”,…

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Bringing People Together

This romance story begins with a bottle of Laird wine. Kristin became acquainted with Laird wines while living in the Bay Area and in Carmel, California. Being primarily a red wine drinker, she was especially fond of the Mast Ranch…

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Survey Says…Yummy!

After a few disappointing harvests with low yields and small case productions, boy, did we need a harvest like 2012! The Lairds have been farming grapes since 1970, and Ken Laird admitted that 2012 was the best harvest he’s seen…

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