Fire Update

Update from Oakville. Thank you all for your concern.  The fires have been devastating to our community, businesses, and farmland. We all have friends and family who have been affected by the fires and are still in a state of shock over how to proceed. Turnbull has been fortunate.  All of our staff and familyRead more

update: harvest 2017

Every vintage has its struggles; Whether it’s an earlier start to the growing season, or a lower fruit set at harvest, struggle is an intrinsic piece to the winemaking process. But, as many past vintages tell us, it is often – but not always – that the greater the struggle, the greater the wine. BasedRead more

tickets for our membership harvest dinner are here

As our favorite tradition draws near, we invite you to gather around the table to celebrate the harvest underway, our favorite wines of the past, and more exceptional winemaking to come. It is the occasion we look forward to all year, as it’s a chance for us to take a pause from the everyday, and enjoy a moment inRead more

When it rains, it pours.

You may have heard about some pretty epic rainfall Northern California and the Napa Valley has received this Winter. Our usual amount for a season is 27 inches of rain. According to our Winemaker, we’ll land somewhere around 65 inches this year. So yes, it’s been a bit soggy. Some of you have been curiousRead more

Harvest 2016: Thoughts from the crushpad

We started harvest on August 11th with Sauvignon Blanc from Block 9 at our Turnbull Vineyard. By the beginning of September we had brought all of our Sauvignon Blanc grapes in.  Across the board we see nice balanced flavors and flavor density. Fermentations are largely in stainless steel, but we have also fermented in FrenchRead more

The Story of Fortuna

Our Fortuna Vineyard is a special site for us. It’s been recognized for the exceptional fruit it produces and the single vineyard wines we craft from it. The vineyard has both old vines and young vines, and a gradiation of two soil types. Depending on where the fruit is growing on the property, we canRead more