Category Archives: Process

Smaller, better in Sebastopol- The Press Democrat

Smaller, better in Sebastopol BY PEG MELNIK- October 25, 2014 A mysterious apple tree taught Paul Sloan his first lesson in winemaking when he was 10 years old. “For whatever reason, that tree with the smallest apples had the flavors … Continue reading

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The Perspective From Our Vineyard Sampler

This 2014 vintage is my first harvest with Small Vines Wines, and as an assistant to two very knowledgeable and friendly owners, Paul and Kathryn Sloan, I have had the opportunity to experience and be exposed to every aspect of … Continue reading

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2012 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay – Wine of the Week – Press Democrat

This post is a bit late, due to some re-configuring and redesigning of our new website and blog, as well as harvest and some vacation, but who is making up excuses. We are proud to show off our second Wine … Continue reading

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Fruit Thinning with Hawk Wakawaka

We were pleased to welcome writer Elaine Chukan Brown from the fantastic blog, Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews, to Small Vines Wines for fruit thinning and wine tasting with our very own Vigneron, Paul Sloan, and co-owner, Kathryn Sloan. Elaine has … Continue reading

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Small Vines Bottles the 2011

Small Vines Bottles the 2011.

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Small Vines Harvest 2010 with Farmer AND Winemaker Paul Sloan and Family

Want a taste of the 2010 Harvest? Enjoy this fantastic video from www.SonomaCountyWineGuide.com Harvest 2010 for Small Vines Wines is over! The picking was hard and fast as the temperatures rose quickly here in Northern California. Our grapes are now safely in tank, … Continue reading

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Installing Bird Netting in the Vineyard

WineRiff.com was nice enough to come out and video Small Vines Viticulture installing bird netting at one of our vineyards. The bird netting goes on around veraison to protect the ripening fruit. You know what that means… Harvest is just … Continue reading

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