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


Men's Journal - Holiday Gifting Guide 2023

January 29, 2024

We may be past the holiday season, but we'd love to share a Men's Journal article featuring one of our most popular wines [...]

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Decanter - Bottling from 18th Century Vine

December 1, 2023

A remarkable achievement in the Los Angeles Vintners Association: the release of a bottling from an 18th-century vine with Angeleno's new bottle of Angelica [...]

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Decanter - Los Angeles’ Urban Wineries

August 1, 2023

The urban wine scene in Los Angeles is both surprising and historic. Decanter takes a look at four producers making wine in the City of Angels [...]

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Decoding Wine Jargon

July 22, 2023

Wine terms are confusing and often turn away those who are just getting into the world of wine. Cavaletti Vineyards is here to help with some simple definitions to cut through the wine jargon.

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The Oldest Vine - Somm TV

January 15, 2023

Somm TV's Documentary The Oldest Vine, follows Patrick Kelley and other LA wine makers attempt to create wine from the San Gabriel Mission's grape vines for the first time in centuries while also leading the LA vintner resurgence [...]

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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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Vineyard Update

July 1, 2019

It is the first of July and we are excited by the abundance and quality of the fruit we are seeing in the vineyard this year. The above average rainfall and later than normal spring rains have increased vine health and vigor [...]

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Budburst approaching and frost danger

February 23, 2019

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Late Winter Rains Recharge Ventura County vineyards

February 20, 2019

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