Wine Country Harvest Season 2013

Celebrate the harvest season around wine country! Read how this year's vintage is shaping up; watch workers pick and sort grapes; attend a grape stomp event, harvest dinner, or wine country bbq; breathe in the vineyards drunk with grapes aka "stop what you're doing and plan a trip to wine country now!"


Harvest Season Tweets Around Wine Country!

California Wine Country Regions

Napa Valley Wine Country

Sonoma Wine Country

San Luis Obispo/ Paso Robles Wine Country

Harvest of the white varietals began 2 weeks earlier than normal in Paso Robles. "The slightly earlier start to harvest can be attributed to the early growing season warmth in June/July when daytime temperatures averaged 92 degrees Fahrenheit, which included eight straight days of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. " Read full press release here. The big upcoming event to make your calendars for is "Harvest Wine Weekend" in October. More than 130 wineries, special vintage tastings, vineyards tours, winemaker dinners, and so much more.

Santa Barbara Wine Country
Get up close and personal with a behind-the-scenes look #harvest2013 in Santa Barbara. Read the real life harvest tales of winemakers and vineyard managers. Click here for stories! Plan a trip to Santa Barbara Wine Country this October for their "Celebration of Harvest" four day harvest extravaganza featuring winemaker dinners, special tastings, and of course the Grand Festival on Saturday that includes more than 100 Santa Barbara wineries, delicious local food, and live music on the beautiful grounds of Rancho Sisquoc Winery.

Looking for up to the minute harvest updates? See the twitter feed below.

Temecula Wine Country
Events abound throughout the month of September! Check out the list here.