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"CRUSH"

by Guest Blogger, Christopher Doran, Winemaker and owner of J Doran Vineyards

 

People often ask what "Crush" is.  In it's simplest terms, Crush is the period of time when the grapes are harvested, and are then "Crushed" (hence the name) in the process of making wine. Crush runs from late August till November, sometimes extending further due to weather.  But crush is much, much more....

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JAX Vineyards: A Family Tradition in Napa Valley

In 1996, green thumb David Jackson purchased an exceptional 28 year old, dry farmed vineyard in northern Calistoga.

Having developed a great eye for detail as a former successful printing executive, David now refocuses these qualities on managing his vineyard.

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