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

What’s Happenin’ in the Vineyards?

Spring is in the air and Napa Valley is filled with the most gorgeous greenery. The 2020 harvest season is in sight. In the past few months we have seen bud break, cluster development, and now bloom. We want to … Read More

Greco di Tufo has Landed in Napa Valley!

History of Greco: The first ever record of Greco dates back to 1st Century B.C. in Pompeii. A fresco (aka historic art mural) was found with the quote: “You are truly cold, Bytis, made of ice, if last night not … Read More

Taking a deeper dive with Winemaker, Tres Goetting

Tasting with the Winemaker, Tres Goetting Robert Biale Vineyards’ winemaker is Trester “Tres” Goetting, a Napa native who in his career, has made exceptional wines from numerous grape varieties all around Napa and Sonoma Valleys. He has been creating wines … Read More

Grande Zinfandel Vineyard Hitting A Milestone

Our Beloved Grande Vineyard Is Reaching 100 Years As the Grande Vineyard and it’s caretaker jump into their 100th year in 2020, Dave Pramuk, Rebecca, and Maura wanted to be sure to capture the special moment of the 99th harvest! … Read More

How Big Is That Zinfandel Cluster!?

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

Catching Up With Winemaker, Tres Goetting

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

Black Chickens Hit The Kitchen!

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

Zinfandel Gone Green!?

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

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