August Vineyard Update: Veraison

The vineyard is quietly colorful right now as our grapes go through veraison. The green berries that developed in May have grown beneath the leafy canopy that shelters them and are now ready to take on their final color.

You’re invited to the  “Evening under the Estrella Sky”  Winemakers’ Dinner!

On August 20th, the winemakers and owners of the The Pleasant Valley Wine Trail wineries will come together in a beautiful, outdoor setting at Hartley Farms for a fabulous evening of wine, food and music – all in support of must! Charities of Northern SLO County benefitting at-risk youth,...

VSJ Updates: June Bottling

With our first big bottling taking place and our vineyard flourishing in full vigor, spring has already been big for us at VSJ! After months of blending wines and preparation, our bottling took place over two intense days at the winery. A specialized truck  equipped with all the bells and whistles...

VSJ Updates: News From The Vineyard

We’ve had a lot of activity in the vineyard recently and we wanted to update you all on the goings-on. First, as you can see from the bright green in our blocks, we had bud break in the vineyard. Tiny buds appeared early in March, but a long cold spell kept them from really popping out until...

2015 Harvest Update From Winemaker Dan Smith

Harvest is off to an early and busy start! With lower than average yields projected across California this season, the VSJ vineyard is no exception. Under drought conditions, our Pinot Gris (harvested August 12th) and Sauvignon Blanc (1 of 2 picks harvested August 13th) came in with small berries...

Summer at VSJ!

  We’ve got a lot of fun lined up for you up at Villa San-Juliette this summer! Check out our Events and Happenings page or like us on Facebook to stay update on all the great Wine Country experiences we have to offer...