Sacre bleu! Veraison! Zee moment of truth! Yes, we’re going through a French phase. An exciting one at that—we are changing colors! This is that crucial time of the wine growing season when the Zinfandel and Petite Sirah bunches start … Read More
Tasting with Tres. Occasionally in the Biale Bulletin we explore the world of winemaking from the personal viewpoint of Napa native Biale Winemaker, Trester “Tres” Goetting. Tres has a wealth of experience having worked with vineyards and made acclaimed wines … Read More
Cooking Class With Biale At The Culinary Institute of America at Copia June 8, July 13, August 24, & October 5 Napa, California (Photo credit: Bob McClenahan) We are bringing back our Italian roots-C.I.A. Copia style! This summer we launched … Read More
Biale is getting a new Barn Owl luxury apartment with million dollar views! The Napa Wildlife Rescue has created a program to encourage Napa wineries and properties to install Barn Owl boxes on their properties. This is an “organic” way … Read More
In 2018, Biale was proud to be one of the wineries in Napa Valley to receive both the Land and Winery Green certifications where our Zinfandel vines grow in the Oak Knoll District. We feel strongly that abiding by sustainable … Read More
A Luxurious 8 Day Cruise on the Po River and the Islands of Venice April 28th–May 5th, 2019 Verona, Villa Quaranta Tommasi, walking tour of Verona, tasting of Tommasi wines with multi course dinner in the cellar at Quaranta Tommasi. … Read More
The 2019 vintage is off to a healthy start and the new Biale vintage. I’m really enjoying this big, fat, drought-buster sandwich – with lots of sprouted greens and extra mustard! And, it all tastes even better with this hefty pour of the freshly-bottled, bubble gum-shaded ’18 Rosato of Sangiovese! Nice job, Tres!
Winemaking from Old Vines Q& A with Winemaker Tres Goetting I know that Biale specializes in old vine wines…why do winemakers think that old vines are better? Wines made from old vines have something special about them; A certain Je … Read More
We are proud to share with you some excellent press on our Zinfandels from three different publications at the end of 2018 from Wine Enthusiast, James Suckling, & Washington Wine Blog.
Pick! Crush! Press! repeat! Pick! Crush! Press! Repeat! ….ah, harvest…. Some of Biale 2018 is still fermenting and getting pressed to barrels but we can say that another healthy child (on the plumper side for sure!) has joined the family, … Read More