Jay Selman and Claude Blankiet in the Paradise Hills Vineyard
“Wine is made in the vineyard” our guest tells us. Today we take take a stroll through the vineyard with Claude Blankiet founder of Blankiet Estate.
Backed by high praise from wine critics, Blankiet Estate has become one of California hottest new wineries. The winery has brought in world renown wine maker Helen Turley to oversee the vineyard and wine making operations. They spare no expense, where only the best will do.
More about todays guest and his wine:
> Blankiet Estate: http://www.blankiet.com/
Sponsor: Varietals Wine Merchants: Click Here to Learn More
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A beautiful view from high above Yountville in the Napa Valley.
These young vines are already yielding world class fruit.
The Hillside vineyard (and drainage) is key to success.
Jay and Claude discuss the vineyard.
The caves and new winery under construction.
Inside the construction site.
All berries are sorted by hand.
Inside the new caves.