Sky Vineyards

7079351391 1500 Lokoya Road
Napa, CA 94558
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Sky Vineyards is a fourteen-acre vineyard and small family winery nestled between the crown of Mt. Veeder and the expansive sky. Planted at an elevation of 2100 feet and on the eastern-facing hillside, the Zinfandel and Syrah grapevines ripen under full sun and fog-cooled evenings into intense berries. The reddish volcanic soil and unique physical characteristics of Sky produce a unique wine that reflects where it was grown and the care and attention it receives at every step of the process. Sky Vineyards strives to incorporate sustainable practices into the cultivation of the vines and operation of the winery. Responsible practices include use of permanent cover crops, dry farming, promotion of bird and beneficial insects, and use of organic or low impact pesticides and fertilizers. The resulting intensely flavored fruit is then hand-harvested and fermented in open top one-ton bins. Punch down is performed by hand three times per day. After fermentation, it is pressed in a traditional basket press and Read more »

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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

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    This review is actually for andean sky malbec 2009. Bargain. Read More

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  • I drove up from Houston to College Station, Texas, as a hazy, yellow sunset burned ahead in the sky, masked only by a few wisps of periwinkle clouds. The roadside fields were lush with greens of every shade, made so by the recent and frequent episodes of early summer rain. The sights of Texas highways and byways still leave me with delight even ... Read More

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  • I'm interested to hear what viewers on Snooth would like to hear about regarding wine in the antipodes? We have a blog (http://birthofawine.blogspot.com/), which tracks our vineyard adventures, but I'd also like to interarct with like-minded folk on Snooth too. Want to discuss New World vs Old World wines, Martinborough vs Otago Pinot Noir or th... Read More

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  • Rezonja Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley Sky Pine Vineyards 2003

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    Wine review by ecoalson


  • I know there are a lot of educated wine drinkers on this website but I also think that there are many novices like myself on here trying to learn. There is soooo much good information on Snooth but much of it is too advanced for me, and others I'm sure. Basically, I am looking for an advanced wine drinker to give us some of the key essential fac... Read More

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  • Do you remember on last April the bad news about Brunello di Montalcino ?Well, there is a further step of that bad fact and it is still in Tuscany.Actually the wineries under the control of the investigators are 42 and the most important wine involved is the Chianti.In few words, in many and many bottles of Chianti with the official ribbon DOCG,... Read More

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