News from the Ranch

Veraison…Beltane Ranch Estate Zin is showning its true colors! #beltaneranchestategrown #zinfandel #veraison #sonomavalleywine  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jul 18

Veraison…Beltane Ranch Estate Zin is showning its true colors! #beltaneranchestategrown #zinfandel #veraison #sonomavalleywine (at Beltane Ranch)

Victor is the man behind the dahlia magic. #beltaneranchestategrown #dahlias #sonomavalley #summer #beltaneranch  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jul 18

Victor is the man behind the dahlia magic. #beltaneranchestategrown #dahlias #sonomavalley #summer #beltaneranch (at Beltane Ranch)

Mid-growing season fruit on display at the bed and breakfast, harvest is not so far away! #beltaneranchestategrown #beltaneranch #sonomavalleywine #veraison #sauvblanc  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jul 10

Mid-growing season fruit on display at the bed and breakfast, harvest is not so far away! #beltaneranchestategrown #beltaneranch #sonomavalleywine #veraison #sauvblanc (at Beltane Ranch)

The first heirloom white peaches of the season, picked just in time for tomorrow’s breakfast! #beltaneranchestategrown #heirloomstonefruit #beltaneranch #peaches #sonomavalley  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jul 8

The first heirloom white peaches of the season, picked just in time for tomorrow’s breakfast! #beltaneranchestategrown #heirloomstonefruit #beltaneranch #peaches #sonomavalley (at Beltane Ranch)

Happy Fourth of July! Alexa, Kathy and Heidi riding horseback in the Kenwood Parade! #sonomavalley #fourthofjuly  (at Kenwood Depot)
Jul 4

Happy Fourth of July! Alexa, Kathy and Heidi riding horseback in the Kenwood Parade! #sonomavalley #fourthofjuly (at Kenwood Depot)

Alex in the vineyard today with UC Davis Soil Scientist Stewart Wilson, digging holes, analyzing our soils and taking samples. Our Estate Sauvignon Blanc will be featured alongside a layered sample of our soil during a soil educational outreach event for US congress this month - a program put together by the California Wine Institute and the Soil Science Society of America. #sonomavalleywine @sonomavalleywine @ucdavis #beltaneranch #soilscience #soils #terroir #beltaneranchestategrown #volcanic #sauvblanc #congress #wineinstitute #ucdavis (at Beltane Ranch)
Jul 3

Alex in the vineyard today with UC Davis Soil Scientist Stewart Wilson, digging holes, analyzing our soils and taking samples. Our Estate Sauvignon Blanc will be featured alongside a layered sample of our soil during a soil educational outreach event for US congress this month - a program put together by the California Wine Institute and the Soil Science Society of America. #sonomavalleywine @sonomavalleywine @ucdavis #beltaneranch #soilscience #soils #terroir #beltaneranchestategrown #volcanic #sauvblanc #congress #wineinstitute #ucdavis (at Beltane Ranch)

Hollywood, San Francisco……Glen Ellen! (We’re still getting used to the sound of that) Meet Aventine! Exciting and super delicious new dining destination to enjoy Beltane Estate Sauvignon Blanc by glass in Glen Ellen! @aventineglenellen #beltaneranchestategrown #sonomavalleywine #sonomavalley
 (at Aventine Glen Ellen)
Jun 28

Hollywood, San Francisco……Glen Ellen! (We’re still getting used to the sound of that) Meet Aventine! Exciting and super delicious new dining destination to enjoy Beltane Estate Sauvignon Blanc by glass in Glen Ellen! @aventineglenellen #beltaneranchestategrown #sonomavalleywine #sonomavalley
(at Aventine Glen Ellen)

Look what just arrived! Estate Zinfandel’s Gold Medal from the Orange County Fair Wine Competition! Not bad for a first vintage. #beltaneranch #beltaneranchestategrown #zinfandel #orangecounty #goldmedal #sonomavalleywine  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jun 27

Look what just arrived! Estate Zinfandel’s Gold Medal from the Orange County Fair Wine Competition! Not bad for a first vintage. #beltaneranch #beltaneranchestategrown #zinfandel #orangecounty #goldmedal #sonomavalleywine (at Beltane Ranch)

First signs of versaison in the 2014 Zin! Warm sunny days have us well ahead of years past. #sonomavalleywine #zinfandel #veraison #beltaneranchestategrown  (at Beltane Ranch)
Jun 24

First signs of versaison in the 2014 Zin! Warm sunny days have us well ahead of years past. #sonomavalleywine #zinfandel #veraison #beltaneranchestategrown (at Beltane Ranch)

Alex up at Hanzell Vineyards for the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Vineyard Crawl…enriching our knowledge with our neighbors! #viticulture #sonomavalleywine #sonoma #hanzellvineyards  (at Hanzell Vineyards)
Jun 20

Alex up at Hanzell Vineyards for the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Vineyard Crawl…enriching our knowledge with our neighbors! #viticulture #sonomavalleywine #sonoma #hanzellvineyards (at Hanzell Vineyards)