Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & Finesse

Wine Spectator’s California Chardonnay Tasting Report: Power & Finesse Terroir-driven wines lead the charge to more refined and structured styles across the state By Kim Marcus. July 31, 2021 Issue California Chardonnay is decisively moving away from the days when big, buttery and oaky versions dominated the upper echelon of the market. The new generation of wines coming on the …

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Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir Issue

Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir Issue We can’t believe it! Three Sticks is featured on the cover of Wine Spectator’s Pinot Noir issue – available online today, and on newsstands this month. It’s impossible to put into words what this honor means to us, but it serves as a testament to Bill’s vision, our amazing vineyards, and our best-in-class farming and …

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Bud Break 2019

Bud Break 2019 Slowly but surely Spring is inching its way into the vineyards here in Sonoma! As we anxiously await sunny skies, the vines are waking up with intermittent bud break all over the county. While Rob, our Vineyard Manager, and his team prepare for warmer weather, our production team has been in France for their annual pilgrimage to …

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Vineyard Update: A Break in the Rain!

Vineyard Update: A Break in the Rain! Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is one our favorite contributors to Three Sticks’ wines. It can certainly be a challenge to track him down, as he spends most of his time caring for the vineyards of the Price Family Vineyard collection, but every month or so Rob carves out some time …

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Words from the Vineyard, Post-Harvest

Words from the Vineyard, Post-Harvest Rob Harris, our Director of Vineyard Operations, is one our favorite contributors to Three Sticks’ wines. It can certainly be a challenge to track him down, as he spends most of his time caring for the vineyards of the Price Family Vineyard collection, but every month or so Rob carves out some time to share …

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In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release Event

In the Vineyards … Destination Durell Fall Release Event Well, we certainly lucked out this past weekend! The Sonoma weather was gorgeous and the wines were flowing for our 2nd Annual Destination Durell Fall Release Event, held this past Saturday among the oak trees and vines in Durell Vineyard. Over 300 lucky Three Sticks fans joined us for incredible food …

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Harvest Update from Rob Harris!

Harvest Update from Rob Harris!   Happy Harvest! The rumors are true, harvest 2016 has begun! As is typical for most harvests, we have started slowly, doing small pieces here and there, but we are definitely up and running. As August comes to a close and we get into the month of September, we will soon hit our full stride …

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Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update

Harvest 2016 Vineyard Update As we get close to the harvest season, much of the human work and biological processes for the 2016 vintage have been completed. I hesitate to use the old adage “the calm before the storm,” because I fear tempting nature and imparting the mere notion of rain or any inclement weather, but the truth is we …

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Vineyard Update from Rob Harris

Vineyard Update from Rob Harris We caught up with Three Sticks Director of Vineyard Operations Rob Harris, to check in with how things are going out in the vineyards this 2016 growing season. Here’s what he had to say: “Greetings from the vineyard! As I write this in early July, we are roughly half way through the 2016 growing season, …

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Budbreak in Durell Vineyard

Budbreak in Durell Vineyard After a few months of much needed rain, we are excited to see the sun poking out from behind the clouds as the first buds of the 2016 appear on the vines! We caught up with Assistant Vineyard Manager Jackie Mancuso to get her thoughts on the season: “We are seeing bud break throughout most of …