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    Occasio News

    2011 Founder’s Merlot – 91 points

    We continue to be blessed by accolades, as today we learned our 2011 Merlot has been rated 91 points and named the Editor’s Choice for the September 2015 issue of the Wine Enthusiast Magazine. This comes on the heals of our Cabernet Sauvignon (90 points), which was the Editor’s Choice for the August issue of […]

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    Events

    Member Reception

    Thursday, September 10, 6-8pm in the Tasting Room – Member Reception for newly released wines. This quarter we release our 2012 Heritage Cabernet Sauvignon along with our Gold Medal winning 2012 Founder’s Merlot and our 2014 Founder’s Sauvignon Blanc. Once again, Chef Posada will be creating three new dishes to pair with these new releases.

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    Livermore Valley

    Harvest 2015 – The Cycle Continues

    Occasio’s harvest season began in the early morning hours of August 18, the earliest in our six years of crafting wine. On that morning, our team handpicked a scant half-ton of Pinot Noir for what will become our Founder’s Rosé. Still cold in the dawn’s first light, we raised champagne-filled glasses to the sky to toast […]

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    Livermore Valley

    Harvesting Spring, in the Fall – The Making of Occasio Rosé

    Soon we will be harvesting Pinot Noir for what will become our sixth vintage of Rosé.  This early season wine is highly praised (the Santa Rosa Press Democrat selected Occasio as a Top Five producer of California Rosé), with our Rosé of Pinot Noir having been called “a glass of spring.”  So popular is this “season in […]

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