The 6 Best Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner (2020)

The holiday season is here! We’re sure you’ve got a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner planned and, whether you’re gathering in person or over Zoom, we want your holiday meal to be a smashing success.  Here at Halleck Vineyard, any festive gathering wouldn’t be complete without one of our top Thanksgiving wines. Whether you want to try…

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A Guide to White Zinfandel Wine: History, Tasting Notes, and Pairing Tips

White Zinfandel wine is a very versatile drink that often gets overlooked by both casual and more experienced wine drinkers due to its former reputation as a cheap, sickly sweet drink.

But the White Zinfandels of today are NOT your mother’s White Zinfandels. In fact, many are sophisticated, dry, and downright delectable. They are a great choice for a weekend brunch, but work equally as well with a

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Special and Loved: Intimate Virtual Wine Tastings at Home

Our Virtual Tasting Salons are designed not only to bring the vineyard to you, but to offer a tasting experience paired with organic delectables created by local artisan producers. As part of our California Wine Club, we’ve explored food pairing with Pinot Noir wines, Gewurztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc and many others.

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Find Your Light Pinot Noir: Josh Groban Wine Story

In 2015, I got a call from a young man in New York, Josh Groban. He was performing on Broadway, had tasted our Pinot Noir, loved it, and inquired about making a special wine to benefit his foundation, the Find Your Light Foundation. The Find Your Light Foundation funds arts education across the United States….

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Estate Grown Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – Wine Story

When we planted our Estate Vineyard in 1993, our goals were not lofty. There had never been a vineyard planted in western Sebastopol, all the way to the coast. We were the first; we proceeded without a clue what we were doing. We purchased the rootstock from the Yellow Pages. We thought it would be…

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Clone 828, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – Wine Story

By 2006, Halleck Vineyard had emerged as one of the top wineries amongst a handful of boutiques in our neighborhood. To say we were a big fish in a little pond would be overstating. We were a small fish in a small pond, but showing some bright colors. One of the big fish in our…

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