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Véraison (veh-ray-zohN) is a French viticulture term meaning “the onset of grape ripening.” And is signified by the change in color of grape berries. It’s one of my favorite times of year, as the vineyards begin to explode with fruit color.

Véraison: Winemaking in full color

It’s a magical time in the vineyards and harbinger of harvest. Our winemaker, Elizabeth Grant-Douglas shares what makes the onset of véraison special to her. Read more

9 can't miss ways to hit the beach in syle

9 can’t-miss ways to hit the beach in style

As July quickly passes, it becomes even more apparent how fast the summer is flying by. It’s time to make the most of the sun and head for the sand. I have picked out my favorite beach day essentials, from head-to-toe. Read more


Six Summer Furnishings

Rejoice, readers! Summer is officially here. From lazy afternoons in the backyard, to impromptu evening gatherings with friends and family, it’s time to toast the season in comfort and style. Today I’m delighted to share a few of my favorite furnishings and design picks that celebrate everything summer: sunshine, warm breezes, and clear, star-filled nights. Read more

the best romantic dessert for two- easy and delicious no bake cheesecake with fresh fruit and candied rose petals!

Cheesecake in a jar with candied rose petals

Date night during summer is always a great time to connect. The air is hot, there are tons of things to do outside, and time seems a bit slower and more relaxing. Finding the perfect dessert for a homemade dinner during hot summer months can be tricky — who wants to heat up the kitchen with an oven? Read more


La Crema Rosé: Our little ‘passion project’

Fresh and crisp aren’t often words you think of when talking about Pinot Noir. The grape is most often used to produce a dry red wine, but for summer sipping, there’s a whole new way to enjoy this varietal. When thinking about pairings for backyard picnics or beach outings, consider a lovely La Crema Rosé. Read more


Star Spangled Fun

Looking for inspiration for a fun and festive 4th of July weekend? Here’s a roundup of terrific ideas from our amazing blogger friends. Read more

La Crema July Desktop Calendar

July 2014 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper

Summer vacations, 4th of July, crisp Pinot Gris and warm evenings on a boat. Sound like July to us! Download this month’s free calendar and bring warm summer nights (and a little romance) to your computer’s desktop.
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4th of July Tie Dye DIY

The Perfect Swirl: 4th of July Tie Dye

We’re going to be celebrating #ThrowbackThursday by going back to the ’60’s with a tie dye DIY to get you ready for the 4th of July. It’s so fun, we can’t help but make corny rhymes about it. Read more