Who Are We?
Why “La Vie Dansante”?
Our Vineyard Partners
Musing of a New-Age Winemaker
La Vie Dansante Wines – Current Releases
LVD Wine Company
Our Wine Club
On-Line Wine Shop
Wine Symposia (Classes)
Quotes About Wine
Recipes for Current Wine Releases
Pairings with Past Releases
Local Rhone Wineries
Wineries of Santa Clara Valley
Summer sunset in the vineyard
Summers Ranch vineyard from the roof of the Tasting Room
Summers Ranch Vineyard from the deer stand
Dawn at Dos Rios Vineyard, September 2016
Peas blooming in the vineyard. They're planted in the rows as a "Cover Crop" to reduce erosion, add nitrogen, and just look nice.
Overlooking the vineyard in the spring.
Time to start thinking about thinning out the shoots. Typically we'd like two shoots per spur and will go through and remove the extras.
Green clusters; June in the vineyard
A week after budbreak the first leaves are pushing out.
The grape clusters are actually formed very early in the process. In fact if you cut a bud open before it grows you can see the future leaves and clusters.
The first Chardonnay leaves begin to push out.
Zinfandel crop set looks good in late May of 2016.
The Zinfandel flowering, mid-May.
The Cycle of Life
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3200 Dryden Ave - Suite A, Gilroy, CA 95020
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