Articles tagged with: merlot
Wood Family Vineyards is truly a family run business. Michael, Rhonda, Harrison and Parker all have a hand in the wine making. While Michael takes care of all the harvest business and heavy lifting, Rhonda has taken on the role of winemaker. She only will use a grape if it looks like a grape she would eat. The care that goes into picking the best grapes shows in the flavors of her wine, which are full bodied and robust.
To say that the Napa Valley is scenic would be an understatement. Everywhere you look there are verdant green hills and grape vines, and we were excited to be out on the road on our first trail. We traveled south down Highway 29, which runs through Napa, and then east into the hilly suburbs of several smaller towns.