June 10, 2010
Vine of the Times (clockwise from top left): San Bernabe Vice President Bill Petrovic (left) and Winery Manager Ignacio Cruz-Osorio discuss sustainability; Petrovic checks in on flowering grape buds; two of the company’s grapes comprise a Fog Head Chardonnay and a Loredona Riesling; San Bernabe’s land includes 4,500 acres of vineyards; barrels impart one element of a wine’s final flavor.
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Winemaking in Monterey County isn’t pretentious. We don’t put on airs like counties to our north, and our grape growers are farmers, not Silicon Valley execs-turned-vintners. Here, it’s more toe-in-the-dirt. Winemaking is humble; it’s about ...