When to Pop the Cork?

When to pop the cork? The first legal vintage of Biale was in 1991; and as we approach our 30th vintage, there may still be a few dusty bottles in the cellar. For those of you who enjoy letting your … Read More

PSA: Veraison Has Officially Begun in Napa Valley!

Veraison, the French word meaning “moment of truth”, happens when grapes develop from green to gold or blackish purple color. This time during the growing season represents the transition from berry growth to berry ripening. The clusters that mature & … Read More

Biale’s Historic Backyard Gems!

Small vineyards can produce powerful statements of wine! As we spend a little extra time in our backyards these days, we wanted to highlight some of the historic “backyard” vineyards that Biale cherishes. These mini-vineyards could be categorized as the … Read More

July is National Grilling Month!

Grilling and Zinfandel—why does this magical pairing always make our mouths’ water? “Grilled foods work so well with Zinfandel because Zinfandel is a variety that does not overpower food but rather compliments it. Zinfandel has thin skins and therefore does … Read More

Welcome Back to Robert Biale Vineyards!

Drum Roll Please–Welcome Back! Excited is an understatement for how we are feeling being able to welcome guests back to our tasting room. This past weekend was our first weekend open since March 16th—talk about a longtime time coming! It … Read More