Around the Winery

  • What Happens After Harvest?
    The fruit is all picked. The crush is over. What happens now?We asked our winemaker extraordinaire Charlie Tsegeletos. Here’s what he had to say:The grapes have all been picked, and most of the juice has undergone fermentation. We’re still watching a few wines that are slowly fermenting - mostly zinfandels. The reds are all undergoing a Malo-lactic fermentation, which softens them a bit. Once we get the wines to the appropriate levels of sugar, we’ll remove the solids from the new wine. This is…
  • 4 Reasons Why the 2015 Vintage Will Knock Your Socks Off
    September, 2015 - 2015 was quite a year and we are beyond excited for what's in store! ...
  • Why the horse statue?
    Nancy Bunting Cline, co-owner of Cline Cellars, has always been a devoted equestrian. When she was 13 years old, she used to ride at a horse ranch owned by Haddon Salt. If you’re of a certain age, you may recall the ubiquitous fish and chips chain, H. Salt, Esq. It was he who owned the ranch, which featured a semi-enclosed riding area (there was no roof). Nancy loved the ranch, and wondered how in the world someone could ever own something so beautiful – 350 acres of pastoral fields and hillsides,…
  • Top 5 baseball foods to pair with Cline SF Giants Pinot Gris
    Whenever we go to a baseball game, we look forward to eating all that incredible food that just doesn’t taste the same anywhere else!...