Cavaletti Vineyards Moorpark
WINE & VINEYARD ARTICLES
Reflections on winegrowing in the Southern California sun


Wine Enthusiast - The New Generation of Vintners Reviving Los Angeles’ Wine Heritage

September 1, 2021

The Los Angeles basin was California’s first wine country, with tens of thousands of vineyard acres and hundreds of wineries that quenched the state’s thirst from the 1830s [...]

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Late Summer Vineyard Update

August 15, 2021

We’ve been working with the Swayze Vineyard since 2015. It is a high-altitude, with hot weather, and constant wind. We have come to define the season by simply [...]

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Part 2 - Why We’ve Gone Native

July 1, 2021

Nature vs nurture. Tradition vs innovation. Discussion about winemaking techniques and the resulting wines usually break down into these two camps [...]

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Part 1 - Native Fermentation

June 10, 2021

The decision to use native yeasts or inoculating with selected yeasts is one of the things that divide winemakers into different camps based on their preference. There are good arguments for both sides [...]

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