Another 2 Wins for Grateful Lane!!!!

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Medal Winners were announced on March 5, 2021. GRATEFUL LANE ‘2019 Artist Series’ Sauvignon Blanc and ‘2018 The Kiss’ Sauvignon Blanc each won a BRONZE AWARD!!!!! There were over forty-eight judges, representing winemaking, wine education, trade, hospitality, culinary, media, and other wine/food sectors, evaluating nearly 5,700 wines from over 1,000 North American wineries.

Silver medal winner at the 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards

Our 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, The Kiss won a silver medal at one of the top wine awards in the world which focuses on the best wines to drink. Medals are awarded to the wines that meet very specific judging criteria, with a goal of identifying wines that should become additions to restaurant wine lists. Wines are judged according to criteria such as how well they pair with food items in addition to their overall versatility.

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Climate Change and Wine

Climate is one of the key controlling factors in grape and wine production that affects the suitability of certain grape varieties to a particular region as well as the type and quality of the wine produced. Wine composition is largely dependent on the terrior of a region aka the climate-soil-variety equilibrium.