Sonoma

Secret Santa

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Take a look around…there are so many people in your community who are in need this season and through out the year! Passaggio Wines has joined hearts with the Volunteer Center of Sonoma to help those less fortunate in our community. Come by the tasting room and take a heart from our Christmas tree and make it a special day for someone this Christmas. You can return the gift you purchased, gift wrapped, with the sticker applied to the package and we will deliver it for you.

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Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

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Fast and Furious

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WOW!! It’s been awhile since my last blog post! I got kinda busy with harvest. What a great looking vintage this year! All of Passaggio’s fruit is in and all I can say is “Whew!”

It seems to me that this harvest was fast and furious. Everything wanted to come in at once. The only thing I had to wait on was the Barbera. Now we can breathe a little while everything gets through fermentation and pressing. I can’t wait to see how this vintage turns out. I believe it’s going to be great.

I brought in Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauv Blanc, Rousanne, Pinot Noir, Grenache, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Merlot, and Barbera.

Next up – bottling in February!!

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Cheers

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Can You Believe It?

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Here we are…in the thick of harvest!!! Phoebe will be 11 weeks old this Thursday!! The Sonoma Tasting Room is doing great! The San Francisco Tasting Room is doing great! The 2014 Harvest looks great! Have I said the word “great” yet…? I have been known to say “awesome” a lot…(thought I’d change it up a bit 😉

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Just a bit tired but will keep you posted on this “awesome” harvest (there’s that word) – So far I have brought in Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauv Blanc, Rousanne, and some Pinot Noir. It’s looking good!!!

If you get a chance, stop by the Sonoma Tasting Room. We are pouring some “great” wines. Open today (Sept 15th) from 12-6pm…

 

Cheers to a “great” harvest

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One Week and Counting

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It’s official…the Passaggio Wines tasting room in Sonoma is two weeks old, harvest has kicked off and I’m getting a puppy next week!!

It has been very quiet in the house since Mattie (my Airedale) passed away last year. I miss her every day. There’s a place in my heart for this little girl too. Her name is Phoebe. I named her Phoebe because that was Mattie’s actually first name. Her name was Phoebe Maddison. We called her Mattie.

This little girl will join us on August 28th. She will be flying here, with her breeder, Charlene Johnson. They are flying here all the way from Connecticut. Charlene has been very instrumental in helping my heart mend from loosing Mattie to cancer. Phoebe will now be the new Passaggio Winery dog…as you can tell, she’s been practicing!! 😉

I am sure you will see lots of photos soon!! Stay tuned for the arrival!

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Cheers

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Opening Day!

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I am very proud to present the opening of the Passaggio Wines Sonoma Tasting Room. What a dream come true! I am very blessed to be surrounded by some wonderful people who have made this part of my journey come to life. Come on in for a great glass of wine!

Tasting room: 25 East Napa Street, Suite C, Sonoma, CA.
Hours: Mon 12-6, Tues closed, Wed closed, Thurs 12-6, Fri 11-6, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-6

Cheers to my friends and family!!

You can check out more photos on the Passaggio Wines Facebook Page!!

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Closer Every Day

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This has been such an exciting journey!! We are getting closer every day to opening the Passaggio Wines tasting room. Everything is coming together with the help of some great friends! I can’t wait for you to see it. I am thinking we will open very soon – so stay tuned!!

Look out Sonoma – here I come!

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Cheers!

 

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Wide Open Spaces

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For those following the transformation of the Passaggio Wines Tasting Room…

It’s so exciting to see the space opened up!!

Still lots to do – but now we have a clean slate to work with. PG&E is hooked up and Comcast is scheduled for the 11th. We are right on schedule!!! The tasting room menu and wine club sign up forms are in the design stages…I am very excited! The outside signage still needs approval. I have  hired a couple of people to work in the tasting room – but we may need one more 😉

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Cheers

Passaggio Wines