Posts made in November, 2014


Black Friday vs Leftovers


Posted By on Nov 28, 2014

Black Friday is about the hunt. It’s about grabbing a great deal, gridlock, and the mad press of people in every store, every intersection, every sidewalk. Thanksgiving leftovers, on the other hand, is about relaxation. No huge meal to cook, no piles of dirty dishes, no people. Just all the great food from yesterday with none of the work. We’re firmly in the “Thanksgiving leftovers” camp. If we’re honest,...

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Thanksgiving Gratitude

Thanksgiving Gratitude


Posted By on Nov 26, 2014

Every Thanksgiving, we feel gratitude for wonderful families, fortunate events, caring friends, amazing communities (both online and off), and all the gifts of life that we’re so lucky to have. After a harvest spent trying to outrun the rains, and the generally frantic activity of any autumn winery, it’s good to gather around a big table, open a few bottles of wine, and start trading stories while we eat. This is the time...

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We would certainly like to get a call from you, saying that you want to visit, but after that, what is there to do in and around Hayfork? Here are some ideas… For wandering, nearby Weaverville is the perfect way to spend an day. “Weaverville is a small gem of a town (a veritable Shangri-La) on the National Register of Historic Places. You can easily spend a day here just strolling around, visiting art galleries, museums...

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The Thanksgiving Wine Wheel


Posted By on Nov 21, 2014

The San Francisco Chronicle just published a terrifically handy Thanksgiving wine wheel. They say: “It’s the time of the year when decisions about drinks come fast and furious. This year, instead of dragging out the usual, bland wine axioms, we decided to help with some advice you can actually use. Enter our handy Thanksgiving wine wheel. Whatever your choice of color or weight or style, we’ve got you covered. In case you missed...

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Sumner Vineyards would like to thank you for all your support throughout the year. And so we’re rolling out our Thanksgiving wine sale just in time for your holiday feast. Pinot Noir Rosé, regularly $17, is now $13. Pinot Gris, regularly $19, is now $15.                 Pinot Noir Rosé—Our Oliva Vineyard provides us with all the fruit for this lively wine, which is created entirely of...

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