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Recent reviews from Robert Parker Recent reviews from Robert Parker

  We are excited to share with you that two of our wines recently received 90+ points by Robert Parker of the Wine Advocate 2012 Bacigalupi Chardonnay 91 POINTS “The medium to full-bodied 2012 Chardonnay Bacigalupi Vineyard exhibits crisp minerality along with notes of pineapple and orange blossom as well as a steely, wet gravel-like character with the... [Read more]

2014 Spring Release Party 2014 Spring Release Party

2014 Spring Release Party April 19th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Celebrate the coming of spring at our annual pinot & paella release party. Savor our delicious, made from scratch paella by local expert Rand Dericco. Sample our new release; the 2012 Bacigalupi Pinot Noir. Lucky guests will get the first splash of the highly anticipated 2013 Rose of Pinot. We... [Read more]

Passport to Pinot Weekend Passport to Pinot Weekend

Passport to Pinot Weekend May 24-25th 2014 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m Join 30+ amazing producers of the Russian River Valley at the annual Passport to Pinot weekend, where you can celebrate the allure of the region’s Pinot Noir and escape into the rugged beauty of our valley. This world-class tasting experience will have you traveling through vineyards and redwoods... [Read more]

The 3rd Annual Vineyard Designate Tasting The 3rd Annual Vineyard Designate Tasting

The 3rd Annual Bacigalupi Vineyard Designate Tasting June 21st 2013 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Participate in a very special and limited tasting featuring wines produced exclusively from Bacigalupi Vineyards. The goal of the tasting is to show the cohesiveness of wines made from a specific vineyard. Each winery the family selected excels in maintaining the presence... [Read more]

Pruning for Quality Pruning for Quality

It is likely that one time in your life you have pruned some kind of plant, whether it be a fruit tree in your yard or rose bush in the garden. In our industry pruning grape vines is one of the most important tasks a grower takes on all year. It sets the stage for what the next growing season will look like. Pruning is a delicate balance in determining the amount... [Read more]

Lucky Thirteen Lucky Thirteen

On the heels of a near perfect season, 2013 had some big shoes to fill. The most challenging aspect of harvest and farming in general is the unpredictability of Mother Nature. Weather can be friend or foe, and growers are constantly trying to find that perfect balance that brings all aspects of farming together. So far, the 2013 vintage has been able to do just... [Read more]

A Life Worth Living; Charles Bacigalupi 1924-2013 A Life Worth Living; Charles Bacigalupi 1924-2013

Born on September 9th, 1924 Charles Bacigalupi grew up on a quiet street in the suburbs of Santa Rosa, California. His mother, Olive Gaddini (Olie) was a homemaker and artist. His father, Albert Bacigalupi ran the local market named after the family; Bacigalupi Market, first established by his father Natale in the early 1900’s. As a child he attended the local... [Read more]

Article on Bacigalupi Vineyards featured on Winebusiness.com Article on Bacigalupi Vineyards featured on Winebusiness.com

A Legendary Vineyard: Source of Chardonnay That Helped Win Judgment of Paris is Still Thriving by Dr. Liz Thach, MW Share on email Share on facebook Share on twitter Most American wine lovers are familiar with the story of the 1976 Judgment of Paris in which two Napa Valley wineries won top placement in a blind-tasting of California wines verses famous French... [Read more]

The Artist on the Road comes to Westside Road The Artist on the Road comes to Westside Road

Richard Sheppard is The Artist on the Road and recently he came to the Westside Road to do some sketching and talk grapes with Charles Bacigalupi. His article on the 1976 Paris Tasting and sketches of the vineyard were recently featured in the harvest edition of the Press Democrat. Here is one of his sketches of the vineyard at harvest. You can see more sketches... [Read more]

New release 2009 John Tyler Zinfandel New release 2009 John Tyler Zinfandel

NEW RELEASE 2009 John Tyler Zinfandel Bacigalupi Vineyards, Russian River Valley TASTING NOTES 2009 was a great year for Zinfandel in the Russian River Valley. This beautifully balanced wine has a classic raspberry jam aroma. Hints of cinnamon, cocoa and baking spices compliment the ripe, sweet red and dark fruits. Nice tannins finish broad and lush across the... [Read more]