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

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

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

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